Online Resources - Research And Education

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
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
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
July 30, 2012
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit is an early childhood education and child care (ECEC) policy research institute with a mandate to further policy and programs in Canada.
Keywords: child education, childcare, Children and Youth, early eduction, Family, All of Canada, Research and education
April 24, 2012
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, food security, Foodbanks and Food, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Research and education
November 2, 2011
The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network (NLHHN) is a group of community-based service providers, municipal, provincial and federal departments and agencies, and representatives...
Keywords: Homelessness, homelessness in Newfoundland, Housing, service providers, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education
June 1, 2011
Richard Shillington is a social policy researcher. His site has many publications and reports on poverty and social policy.
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, All of Canada, Research and education
June 1, 2011
The Centre for Studies in Food Security (CSFS) has been working to promote food security through research, dissemination, education, community action and professional practice.
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada, Research and education, International
June 1, 2011
The Homeless Hub is an online research library and information center focusing on homelessness issues in Canada. The site includes a searchable library and resource section, and personal stories of...
Keywords: Homelessness, All of Canada, Research and education
May 30, 2011
Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance is a group of academics and community partners who came together to create a forum to exchange ideas and a way to respond to inner-city issues, including housing...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Manitoba, Research and education
May 30, 2011
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW) is a research institute which provides tools to facilitate organizations taking action to advance social justice and equality for all...
Keywords: Women, All of Canada, Research and education
May 29, 2011
Law Courts Education Society of BC has an extensive website aimed at making justice more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Court documents, Legal Research, self-help, British Columbia, Organizations, Research and education
May 29, 2011
The CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) website provides more than 550 Ontario Superior Court of Justice decisions from June 2000 to date free of charge on the internet. Family law...
Keywords: Legal Research, Ontario, Research and education
May 29, 2011
TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. Taproot Newsletter is the online...
Keywords: advocacy, legal help, Media, Victoria, British Columbia, Organizations, Research and education
May 29, 2011
CLEONet's Organizational List is a large resource of links to organizations in Ontario and across Canada that deal with community legal education in many different capacities.
Keywords: Legal Research, Organizing, All of Canada, Research and education
May 29, 2011
The Supreme Court of Canada Acts and Rules webpage is a good resource for those who may need to attend Supreme Court without a lawyer.
Keywords: Legal Research, All of Canada, Research and education
May 29, 2011
Forced Migration Online has launched an extensive, new resource on international law related to refugees and other forced migrants.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, Manuals and guides, Research and education, International
May 29, 2011
The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is a US based organization acting as a legal resource for the international human rights community. The Human Rights Brief, a student-run publication...
Keywords: Human Rights, Legal Research, Reports and documents, Research and education, United States
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 27, 2011
The Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence is one of the Centres of Excellence for Women’s Health supported by the Women’s Health Bureau of Health Canada. The Centres are dedicated to improving...
Keywords: Health, Women, Manitoba, Research and education
May 27, 2011
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is housed at the University of Ottawa. The website has links to various Canadian human rights sites. A good place to start if you are doing research...
Keywords: Education, Human Rights, Ontario, Research and education
May 27, 2011
Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. The IRP's poverty-related...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Research and education, United States
May 27, 2011
The World Bank's Poverty section provides an introduction to key issues as well as in-depth information on poverty measurement, monitoring, analysis, and on poverty reduction strategies for...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Research and education, International
May 27, 2011
WWW Virtual Library on Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs is a searchable database for human rights and humanitarian issues and legal research. This is an international humanitarian law and...
Keywords: Human Rights, Research and education, United States
May 27, 2011
The Journal of Poverty is an academic anti-poverty journal.
Keywords: Poverty Research, Research and education, United States
May 25, 2011
The Alberta links section of Canadian Social Research provides a directory of resources on development, poverty, unemployment, and related topics.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Welfare, Workers' Rights, Directories, Research and education
May 25, 2011
Housing New Canadians is a research partnership between the University of Toronto and York University, focused on housing access and discrimination in the Toronto area, where about forty percent of...
Keywords: Housing, housing discrimination, Immigrants and Refugees, Toronto, Ontario, Organizations, All of Canada, Research and education
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
The aim of this site is to help prevent and eradicate hunger by facilitating the free exchange of ideas and information regarding the causes of, and solutions to, hunger.
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
Based out of the University of California Hastings Campus, this organization acts as a resource for gender based asylum seekers. The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies protects the fundamental...
Keywords: California, gender asylum, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Women, Organizations, Research and education, United States
May 25, 2011
The Centre for Refugee Studies is engaged in research on refugee issues; it informs public discussion as well as policy development and practice innovation by international, governmental, advocacy...
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, General resources, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The information on this website information guide was compiled by a former employee of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
Human Rights Watch monitors human rights internationally. Their website has news, information and stories about international human rights abuses.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than sixty thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and...
Keywords: Human Rights, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The WWW Virtual Library on Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs is a searchable database in human rights and humanitarian issues and laws. This is an international humanitarian law and national...
Keywords: Human Rights, Directories, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The ESPC is an independent, non-profit social research organization. Thier work is primarily focused on increasing public awareness and promoting positive policy change on issues related to low-...
Keywords: Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, Research and education
May 19, 2011
"CCPI was formed to bring together low-income activists and poverty law advocates to ensure that poor people in Canada can effectively secure and assert their rights under international human rights...
Keywords: ccpi, Legal Research, Poverty Research, All of Canada, Research and education
May 19, 2011
This Ontario based partnership of activists from universities and unions, faith communities and social movements is premised on a commitment to the democratic values of equality, justice and respect...
Keywords: Organizing, Poverty Research, social justice, All of Canada, Research and education
May 19, 2011
This US site has news, information and analysis on the divide in income, wealth and health. This information is put together by a network of journalists, writers and researchers.
Keywords: inequality, Poverty Research, Research and education, United States