Online Resources

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May 29, 2011
The International People's Health University aims to contribute to 'health for all' by strengthening people's health movements around the globe, by organising and resourcing learning, sharing and...
Keywords: Health, Organizations, Programs and courses, International
May 29, 2011
A group committed to fighting for free transit for everyone. (Active from 2001 - 2008)
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 29, 2011
Upping the Anti is a radical journal of theory and action which provides a space to reflect on the state of political organizing in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
ACTO works for the advancement of human rights and justice in housing for low-income Ontarians through legal advice & representation, law reform, community organizing, training and education.
Keywords: Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Strategic Thoughts is a blog run by David Schreck. It provides in-depth analysis of the BC Government's new policies and legislation.
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
May 29, 2011
The Community Sector Council is a social planning and research organization, supporting the people and communities of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Newfoundland, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Qmunity is BC's leading queer resource centre. They provide social services and programs, free counselling, and a meeting space. They also operate the BC Prideline.
Keywords: LGBTQ, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Icarus Project is a non-profit community based website, support network, and underground media project created by and for people struggling with bipolar disorder and other dangerous gifts that...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Mental Health, Technology, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Gallery Gachet is a unique artist-run centre located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Gallery Gachet strives to provide a focal point for dialogue amongst outsider/dissident artists. Through...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Employment Support and Income Assistance (ESIA) Policy Manual contains all of the policies a caseworker uses when making their decisions. It is also the first thing that supervisors and appeal...
Keywords: Government Policy, Nova Scotia, Manuals and guides
May 29, 2011
The Disability Research Information Page (DRIP) was launched by the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) for centralized access to all CCSD disability research information.
Keywords: Disability, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Legal Services Society has a publication titled Sponsorship Breakdown. This guide is for permanent residents who need help when the person sponsoring them in Canada is no longer supporting them,...
Keywords: sponsorship, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 29, 2011
The mission of the Information For Change website "is to support informed decision-making by volunteer leaders, staff, and program participants of community services organizations during a period of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The BC and Yukon Division of the MS Society has many information resources and publications available both online and through their lending library. Online legal advocacy resources include: MS and...
Keywords: advocacy, Disability, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
Some interesting sites resulting from seniors organizing: the B.C. Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (B.C. CEAS) has been formed to "create a network for sharing information identifying issues...
Keywords: Organizing, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The Metro Vancouver website contains Vancouver's Regional Homelessness Plan, and information bulletins from the steering committee.
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, British Columbia, Government information
May 27, 2011
Despite the fact Aboriginal peoples offer diverse skills to the workforce, their participation in the labour force is lower and their unemployment rate higher than that of non-Aboriginal Canadians....
Keywords: Indigenous, Unemployment, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
May 27, 2011
The Legal Services Society has published a booklet for any homeowner who is about to miss a mortgage payment, has already missed one or more mortgage payments, or has received a Petition to go to...
Keywords: foreclosure, mortgage, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
The Vancouver Status of Women's (VSW) Welfare Resource Guide for Women (in PDF) provides general information to women about British Columbia's welfare system or Employment and Assistance Regulations...
Keywords: Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
The Homeless Nation's resource page has a listing of resources available categorized by Province.
Keywords: Homelessness, Gateways, All of Canada