Online Resources - All Of Canada

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 14, 2015
The Canadian Rental Housing Index in an online interactive online map developed by a partnership of non-profit housing organizations and credit unions, which tracks renter income, affordability and...
Keywords: rent, rental housing, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada
September 1, 2015
Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration is a ground-breaking multi-media project documenting nine years of immigration changes by the federal government.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, immigration legislation, General resources, Multimedia, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
August 11, 2015
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) helps Aboriginal people navigate the legal system and gain awareness of their legal rights and obligations BearPaw Legal Education creates...
Keywords: General resources, All of Canada
April 15, 2015
Challenging EI Decisions: Navigating the New SST System from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new internal reconsideration stage...
Keywords: appeals, EI appeals, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
April 15, 2015
Challenging CPP & OAS Decisions: Navigating the New SST System for Advocates from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new Social...
Keywords: CPP, CPP appeals, oas, old age security, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, 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
April 16, 2014
DAWN-RAFH Canada was founded in 1985 following a meeting between seventeen women from across Canada who came together to discuss issues of mutual concern. In a society which devalues and often...
Keywords: Disability, Women, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources, All of Canada
March 14, 2014
"Groundswell: A Guide to Building Food Security in Rural Communities" is a guide on food security. It contains lots of useful information and links to tools and resources to help you reach out to...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, refugee health care, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
February 18, 2014
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Community Partnership Manual: A Guide to Developing a Community-Based Pro Bono Program This manual outlines the steps for developing a pro bono delivery service. Intended for community...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, pro bono, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Hansard Association link page connects to the online transcripts of national, provincial and territorial legislative debates.
Keywords: Legal Research, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This official government website provides a database of its publications. The federal government provides a weekly list of everything published by all government ministries and departments. There is...
Keywords: Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Canadian Government's Budget webpage links to prior years' government budgets.
Keywords: government budget, Government Policy, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Canada Pension Plan webpage is well laid out and provides information about Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan. Le site web de la Régime de pensions du Canada a une disposition utile et...
Keywords: cpp, Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This Canadian Government website has information on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Ce site web du Governement Canadien a de l'information sur la Commission de l'immigration et du...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Official government website. Links to housing, statistics on living conditions, post-secondary education, social development and youth. Les questions sociales s'enchaine au logement, aux statistiques...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Inuit, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
CMHC is Canada's national housing agency. CMHC - the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a compilation of data from all provinces and territories as a part of their website on information...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Government information, 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
Industry Canada's Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy website offers a page of bankruptcy statistics. Le site web du bureau du Surintendant des faillites Canada - un organisme de l'industrie...
Keywords: bankruptcy, Debt and Consumer Law, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This is the official Canadian government website for citizenship and immigration information. Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship or a permanent resident card,...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This Canadian Government agency was created in 2003 and is responsible for border security. Cette agence du Gouvernemt Canadien était créé en 2003 et elle est responsable pour la sécurité des...
Keywords: border security, 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
February 5, 2014
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to 61 designated communities across...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing funding, 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
November 12, 2013
Available on Clicklaw, this handbook produced by the Community Legal Education Ontario provides tips and tools for community workers who produce legal information for the public. It covers knowing...
Keywords: advocates, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, All of Canada
November 5, 2013
The Indigenous Nationhood Movement (INM) is a peoples’ movement for Indigenous nationhood, resurgence, and decolonization.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 28, 2013
Idle No More has launched a new website and communications platform to engage people around Sovereignty Summer.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 27, 2013
This page contains information for Canadians on planning for retirement on a low income. It includes a toolkit of resources, an update page, and a link to a blog about financial literacy. It takes...
Keywords: Guaranteed Income Supplement, low income senior, retiring, Factsheets and FAQs, Ontario, All of Canada
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
March 12, 2013
The CCEL is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law. They conduct research, outreach and public legal education on elder law issues. They are working on a...
Keywords: assisted living, elder law, financial literacy, older women, Seniors and Elders, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
August 8, 2012
BCCPD's Workbook, Going to the CPP Disability Review Tribunal, is designed to help people whose Canada Pension Plan disability benefits application and Reconsideration Request have been denied, and...
Keywords: Canadian Pension Plan, CPP, CPP disability, review tribunal, self-help, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
April 11, 2012
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has been formed to create a national movement to end homelessness in Canada from the community up.
Keywords: Homelessness, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
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
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 15, 2011
Compared to the Canadian-born, immigrants are under-represented among Canada’s homeless population, when their decline in economic wellbeing is considered alongside their relative absence in homeless...
Keywords: hidden homelessness, Homelessness, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration, residential crowding, Reports and documents, All of Canada
June 15, 2011
Many Canadian families are finding it difficult to make ends meet even when they work long hours. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reported that Canadian families in the bottom half...
Keywords: Housing, living wage, Workers' Rights, Reports and documents, All of Canada