Online Resources - General resources

August 31, 2017
BC Provincial Court and Clicklaw have collaborated to provide you with a curated collection of helpful basics for: Small Claims Court Family Court Criminal Court Each page includes a printable PDF...
Keywords: criminal court, Family, family law, Legal Info (PLEI), small claims court, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources
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
March 4, 2016
This project aims to disseminate human rights information that is accurate, accessible, and relevant to the safety and well-being of trans and gender-diverse individuals and their supportive allies...
Keywords: Human Rights, LGBT, LGBTQ, trans rights, British Columbia, General resources
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
January 25, 2016
The Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC) and the Justice Education Society are pleased to announce the launch of a new online course for tenants, Renting it Right! Designed for first-time...
Keywords: British Columbia, General resources
January 8, 2016
This project aims to map places and resources in Metro Vancouver which may be particularly useful for incoming Syrian refugees and recent immigrants. It is available both online and in print maps.
Keywords: Arabic, Syrian refugees, British Columbia, General resources
October 21, 2015
Self-Advocate Net is an online community for the voice of Self Advocate leaders across BC. It is a place to have a voice, break down stereotypes and encourage positive change in our communities. You...
Keywords: Disability, intellectual disability, British Columbia, General resources
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
November 5, 2014
This is an interactive and searchable map showing broadband internet availability around BC.
Keywords: digital divide, internet, rural, Technology, British Columbia, General resources
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 19, 2014
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) is a department of Native Counselling Service of Alberta (NCSA). Its primary mission is to develop and distribute materials designed to assist...
Keywords: Alberta, Indigenous, legal rights, General resources, Manuals and guides
February 18, 2014
Nunavut’s public libraries are open, community-focused spaces where Nunavummiut come to read, learn, and reach out to the world. Our resources, programs, and services provide life-long education to...
Keywords: library, General resources, Nunavut
February 14, 2014
This online resource provides extensive links to Ontario Government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Ontario
February 11, 2014
The mission of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the federal response to homelessness and to create a national partnership at every level of government...
Keywords: Homelessness, General resources, Government information, United States
February 11, 2014
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, feminism, trans, Violence, Women, General resources, United States
February 11, 2014
This online resource provides extensive links to Saskatchewan government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Saskatchewan
February 11, 2014
This online resource provides extensive links to Quebec government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Québec
February 11, 2014
This online website provides extensive links to PEI government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Prince Edward Island
February 7, 2014
This online resource provides extensive links to Nunavut government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Nunavut
February 7, 2014
This online resource has extensive links to the Nova Scotia government websites.
Keywords: General resources, Nova Scotia, Government information
February 7, 2014
This online resource has extensive links to NWT government websites.
Keywords: nwt, Gateways, Northwest Territories, General resources
February 5, 2014
Shelter Net BC is a network of groups who provide shelters for people in BC. Attached as well is a list of shelters available for women, men and youth in Vancouver (PDF).
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia, General resources
February 3, 2014
This is the second edition of The Voice of the Cerebral Palsied of Greater Vancouver's popular resource guide. It covers receiving care from agencies and from the Choice in Supports for Independent...
Keywords: care provider, csil program, group home, home care, British Columbia, General resources, Manuals and guides
November 19, 2013
Want to know what is available in Surrey? The Surrey Library has brochures that can help you find low cost and free services in Surrey.
Keywords: free services, low cost services, surrey, British Columbia, General resources
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 12, 2013
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has launched a new series on consumer protection including credit repair, payday loans and credit reports.
Keywords: credit repair, credit reports, payday loans, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources, Ontario
October 31, 2013
No More Debts is the Credit Counselling Society's website. You can connect with one of their counsellors by phone, in person or through live on-line chat and they can help you with debt management,...
Keywords: bankruptcy, Credit counselling services, debt repayment, financial help, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources, Services
July 26, 2013
Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia has multilingual resources for newcomers on criminal law, human rights, domestic violence law, immigration and more.
Keywords: criminal law, domestic violence, General resources, Nova Scotia
November 22, 2012
The BC Teachers' Union has a page of resources related to poverty, students and education.
Keywords: Education, students and poverty, British Columbia, General resources
September 18, 2012
The Richmond Rental Connect website was created by the Richmond Poverty Response Committee, to build a “made in Richmond” solution to the housing crunch by providing resources, and by connecting...
Keywords: landlords, rent, rental, Richmond, tenants, British Columbia, General resources
February 17, 2012
The goals of the Portal include collaboration, open communication and the sharing of experiences, tools & resources including key documents such as policies, plans, etc. created by First Nations...
Keywords: Case studies, First Nations communities and organizations, Indigenous, Templates, British Columbia, Directories, Gateways, General resources
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 1, 2011
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.
Keywords: Indigenous, Media, news, General resources, Nunavut
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
Take Back the Land is an activist group out of Miami that asserts their right to the land in their communities and the use of public space for the public good- specifically, to house, feed and...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Miami, General resources, United States
June 1, 2011
Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy the paper for 50 cents and sell the magazine to customers by donation. All money from the...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, British Columbia, General resources
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
Homeless People & Homelessness is an international website about homelessness with a homeless newsfeed that links to stories from 4,500+ news sources.
Keywords: Homelessness, Directories, General resources, International
June 1, 2011
Legal Services Society (LSS) is the organization that provides legal aid in BC. Check out their website if you are looking for a lawyer, a legal aid office, legal advice and legal information.
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations