Online Resources - Poverty research

November 4, 2016
Prepared by Mary E. Marrone for the Poverty Law Advocates Network of Canada March 29, 2006 INTRODUCTION This paper was commissioned by a steering committee comprised of poverty law advocates from...
Keywords: Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLANC, poverty law, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
February 3, 2016
Canada Without Poverty has an online library of important poverty related research papers, anti-poverty plans, alternative budgets, human rights reports and more.
Keywords: Poverty Research, poverty research, General resources, All of Canada
September 23, 2014
Press Project is a project of the Broadbent Institute is a daily roundup of news and progressive analysis.
Keywords: analysis, Blogs, inequality, news, Poverty Research, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Tax Statistics website, provided by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Revenue Canada), is full of information and is easy to navigate. Le site web des Statistiques sur le revenu, fournissait par...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, tax, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Statistics Canada, the information branch of the federal government, is a useful resource for advocates doing research on the facts and figures of poverty. Statistique Canada, le bureau encharge d'...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
January 9, 2014
Canada Without Poverty has compiled Poverty Progress Profiles for each province, which look at the current status of poverty, plan development and implementation or organizational appeals for a plan...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, Reports and documents, All of Canada
July 2, 2013
A Vancouver artist and activist, shares stories and photos of some of the work she has done in the Downtown Eastside for the last 20 years and how the community is changing with gentrification.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, gentrification, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
October 22, 2012
Poverty Free Saskatchewan (PFS) is a network of individuals, organizations, governments and businesses working toward poverty elimination. PFS recognizes there have been anti-poverty groups working...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Saskatchewan
April 20, 2012
The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will...
Keywords: Alberta, Blogs, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues
October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
June 27, 2011
Action to End Poverty in Alberta, coordinated by the Alberta Inter-City Forum on Social Policy, has been campaigning for a provincial anti-poverty strategy. Visit their website for more information,...
Keywords: Alberta, anti-poverty strategy, Poverty Research, provincial poverty reduction plan, Campaigns and initiatives
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
May 30, 2011
No Excuse: The Poverty Project is a blog managed and mostly written by Hamilton Spectator poverty beat reporter, Bill Dunphy, and is part of the paper's larger Poverty Project. The blog has daily...
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, Ontario
May 30, 2011
The Wellesley Institute is a Toronto-based non-profit and non-partisan research and policy institute. The organization focuses on developing research, policy and community mobilization to advance...
Keywords: Health, Housing, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
A new HRSDC website, Indicators of Well-being in Canada presents comprehensive, up-to-date information on the well-being of Canadians and Canadian society, including Homeless Shelters and Beds, Low...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, General resources, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is an American nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and...
Keywords: Legal Research, low-income, Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Institute for Research on Poverty is a centre for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is based at the University of...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is an online library with a searchable database of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian law documents, court decisions, legal briefs, and...
Keywords: Human Rights, poverty, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research. The European Centre site has...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare policy, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
Campaign 2000 is a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Poverty News Blog has news and links about the struggle of the poor around the world.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, International
May 29, 2011
The Social Policy Cafe is a new blog, created to have a conversation about social policy in a non-partisan, respectful way.
Keywords: Blogs, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) has released some research publications on low income in Canada. The reports cover such things as income levels for immigrants, prevalence of low income...
Keywords: low income research, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Poverty and Human Rights Centre has a searchable database of materials related to social and economic rights. It includes texts of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian and other...
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
May 29, 2011
The Community Sector Council is a social planning and research organization, supporting the people and communities of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Newfoundland, Organizations
May 25, 2011
A phenomenal resource, set up to be a repository for information on microcredit - in the broad meaning of the term to include microcredit, community development, NGOs, poverty, environment,...
Keywords: microcredit, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The IDRC is a Canadian Government corporation that does research on international development issues.
Keywords: development, Government Policy, Poverty Research, Organizations, All of Canada, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
An international NGO which acts as an umbrella organization for various national and regional organizations which work with people in poverty. The ICSW has the highest consultative status with the UN...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
The International Poverty Pact was drawn up at a Summit in Copenhagen in 1995. It calls for an international action to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce overall poverty.
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, International
May 25, 2011
25-in-5 Network for Poverty Reduction is a multi-sectoral network comprised of more than 100 provincial and Toronto-based organizations and individuals working on eliminating poverty. The website has...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Government Policy, Poverty Research, Toronto, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Organizations
April 8, 2011
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has created an antipoverty social justice action group to help support you in your work as teachers or social justice activists. One of their goals is to...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Poverty Research, school, social justice, teachers, teaching, youth poverty, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Research and education
March 30, 2011
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Nunavut, Reports and documents
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Disability, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
January 26, 2011
Peacock Poverty is a blog written collectively by a group of individuals with experiences of poverty who have joined together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and their...
Keywords: Blogs, lived experience, living in poverty, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
December 17, 2010
Poverty Amid Plenty is a slideshow about welfare and poverty in British Columbia created by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). It features interviews with welfare recipients and...
Keywords: Poverty Research, slideshow, video, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
December 2, 2010
Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance...
Keywords: Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, public interest, public policy, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
November 23, 2010
A non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization representing the interests of low-income people in Canada. Help us work towards the eradication of poverty.
Keywords: Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada