Online Resources - Reports and documents

November 25, 2010
The YWCA is seeing a growing number of mothers without legal status, many of whom have fled their relationships because of abuse. While trying to rebuild their lives and still adapting to a new...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Family, family law, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration law, immigration law, immigration status, immigration status, Legal Info (PLEI), mothers, mothers, non-status, non-status, service providers, service providers, sponsorship, sponsorship, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Reports and documents
November 23, 2010
The B.C. Human Rights Coalition is a charitable non-profit community based organization that seeks to promote and strengthen human rights throughout B.C. and Canada. The Coalition also runs a Human...
Keywords: human rights clinic, British Columbia, Reports and documents, Services
November 18, 2010
Research, presentations and reports from the Bed Bug Symposium 2010 Conference Proceedings.
Keywords: bed bugs, Housing, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
November 17, 2010
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Indigenous, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education
August 19, 2010
This Stats Canada site includes statistics and reports on individuals and families living with low income in Canada, various provinces, or other geographical units (e.g., cities, small towns, and...
Keywords: inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
August 19, 2010
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Growing Gap project takes an in-depth and sustained look at one of the biggest challenges of our time: Worsening income and wealth inequality in Canada....
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, income gap, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
March 24, 2010
HealthyHousing.ca, a National HIV/Housing Portal, is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Housing, housing and health research, housing directory, Directories, Gateways, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Services
March 16, 2010
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has put together a Research Report looking at the structural causes of poverty and how it affects children.
Keywords: Education, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Reports and documents
February 23, 2010
Canadian Social Research Links has put together information for each Canadian province and territory that has implemented or is considering implementing a strategy against poverty. An incredible...
Keywords: anti-poverty strategies, Government Policy, poverty reduction campaigns, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
February 18, 2010
Homelessness is commonly thought to be an urban issue, a perception that is reinforced by the presence of homeless people on the streets of major cities and in the characterization of homelessness in...
Keywords: Homelessness, Reports and documents, United States
December 16, 2009
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
December 15, 2009
This is a report on 23 community mapping sessions that the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) held with about 200 low-income residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood (See...
Keywords: Carnegie Community Centre, community mapping, Downtown Eastside, British Columbia, Multimedia, Reports and documents
October 20, 2009
The Canadian Council for Refugees is concerned about Canada’s recent shift to temporary migration, which marks a dramatic change in policy for which there has been little public debate. In 2008, the...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, temporary migrant workers, Workers' Rights, Reports and documents, All of Canada
July 3, 2008
Initiative on Legal Empowerment of the Poor is a international program which aims to make legal protection and economic opportunity not the privilege of the few but the right of all. The website has...
Keywords: development, Legal Research, Poverty Research, un, united nations, General resources, Reports and documents, International