Online Resources - All of canada

June 1, 2011
The National Homelessness Conference, Growing Home: Housing and Homelessness in Canada, the second national conference on homelessness, was held in Calgary, Alberta from February 18 to 20, 2009.
Keywords: Homelessness, General resources, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Challenging the Commonplace is a blog by two social researchers with stories on a variety of issues including poverty and homelessness.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Media, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Most often, because we don't see them on the street, they're out of sight and out of mind. Raising the Roof, Canada's national charity dedicated to preventing and reducing homelessness, has launched...
Keywords: Homelessness, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
The Recession Relief Fund Coalition is a national organization representing more than 230 organizations across the country that are concerned about the recession’s impact on Canada's most vulnerable...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Penny Goldsmith, PovNet’s Executive Coordinator, has been awarded the Carold Institute’s Allan Thomas Fellowship to Promote Civil Society and Voluntary Action to document the history of PovNet as a...
Keywords: Blogs, social change, British Columbia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Forty-five years and still going strong, This Magazine is one of Canada’s longest-publishing alternative journals. Founded by a gang of school activists in 1966, and originally called This Magazine...
Keywords: magazine, Media, General resources, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Your Legal Rights has two links to resources published by the Ontario Council of Associations Serving Immigrants (OCASI) about family sponsorship and what to do if the sponsorship breaks down: If...
Keywords: family sponsorship, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Poor No More is a new documentary that will take Canadians on a journey to see first-hand what is being done here and in other countries to reduce and eliminate poverty. The film and the website are...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, poverty, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
F-email Fightback is a feminist blog about taking action on issues that affect women in Canada. The byline is "Harper’s Conservatives want women to stay home and be quiet...We refuse!"
Keywords: Blogs, Women, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Integration-Net is a communications, information and research tool to support the work of the Canadian settlement community. It also provides a...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Make Poverty History is part of the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP). National campaigns are now active in over 100 countries. The global campaign, which also launched in 2005, presses G8...
Keywords: Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Prisonjustice.ca is a website with resources, links, articles, news in support of prisoners and prison justice activism in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, prison, Prisoners' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The John Howard Society is an organization of provincial and territorial Societies comprised of and governed by people whose goal is to understand and respond to problems of crime and the criminal...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
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 International Movement ATD Fourth World (Canada) is a non-governmental organization that engages individuals and institutions in support of the efforts of the very poor to free themselves from...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
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
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
Canadian Housing Equality Resources is a national website developed by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) to provide community advocates with tools to help them effectively...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Formerly Homeless is a blog about the homeless and homelessness in Canada written by a formerly homeless social/community worker.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
CERA is one of the nation's leaders in human rights protection in housing.
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing discrimination, Human Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The purpose of Young Women Connect is to "connect" young women locally and nationally across Canada on the issues and actions towards eliminating racism, violence and poverty.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This is the site of the national organization of injured workers groups. The Canadian Injured Workers Alliance's page of links is very useful.
Keywords: Workers' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This federal government website is loaded with useful information for Canadian seniors. Comme le titre suggére, ce site est rempli avec de l'information utile pour les aînés.
Keywords: Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada, Services
May 30, 2011
National Alliance of Children and Youth is a network of more than 60 national organizations committed to improving the lives of children and youth in Canada.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This website includes an online database of reported and unreported Canadian human rights decisions and links to related human rights sites.
Keywords: Human Rights, Media, British Columbia, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Mostly Water is a selection of Canadian and International social justice news.
Keywords: Media, social justice news, General resources, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
The Dominion Paper is "Canada's Grassroots Paper" covering issues across Canada and internationally.
Keywords: Media, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Canada Gazette is the official news bulletin of the Government of Canada.
Keywords: Media, General resources, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This is the website for a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization whose mission is to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women, within a bilingual Canada.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
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
It is up to every worker to ensure that he or she is being treated fairly, and to look out for abuses in the workplace that affect the rights of others. WorkRights gives you a chance to access the...
Keywords: work rights, Workers' Rights, General resources, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Link Up: Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities is a not-for-profit website with resources for people with disabilities looking for employment and employers looking to hire people with...
Keywords: General resources, All of Canada, Services
May 29, 2011
The Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement (IPSM) is a collective whose primary goal is to ally ourselves with indigenous peoples in the active fight for mutual self-determination.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
TAO Communications is a project of the Toronto-area tech collective known as OAT (Organizing for Autonomous Telecomms). They provide mail, lists and webhosting to individuals and groups working...
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Technology, Organizations, All of Canada, Services
May 29, 2011
The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing...
Keywords: Health, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
WORKink is an online career development and employment portal for Canadians with disabilities. WORKink provides job search tools, career guidance and resources pertaining to education AND employment.
Keywords: General resources, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Supremecourtbc.ca is a website that provides information to self-representing litigants, including an overview on what they should know before starting a civil legal action in BC Supreme Court.
Keywords: General resources, All of Canada