Online Resources

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February 6, 2014
The government of New Brunswick's Department of Social Development website has a section listing the services and programs available to people with disabilities.
Keywords: Persons with Disabilities, PWD, New Brunswick, Government information, Services
February 6, 2014
This online resource provides extensive links to Manitoba government websites.
Keywords: Manitoba, Gateways
February 6, 2014
The Manitoba government website has a page of Manitoba Acts and a page of the province's Regulations.
Keywords: Legal Research, Manitoba, Government information
February 6, 2014
Homeless Man Speaks is a thoughtful and sometimes humourous blog of the short conversations that happen between a homeless man, Tony and his friend, Philip, in Toronto. Tony passed away in 2011.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Ontario
February 6, 2014
The Alberta Queen's Printer site includes links to Alberta's Acts and Regulations.
Keywords: Alberta, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Government information
February 6, 2014
Alberta Human Services is the department responsible for welfare (income support) in Alberta.
Keywords: Alberta, Government information
February 5, 2014
The Canadian Government's Budget webpage links to prior years' government budgets.
Keywords: government budget, Government Policy, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This official government website provides a database of its publications. The federal government provides a weekly list of everything published by all government ministries and departments. There is...
Keywords: Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Hansard Association link page connects to the online transcripts of national, provincial and territorial legislative debates.
Keywords: Legal Research, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Canada Pension Plan webpage is well laid out and provides information about Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan. Le site web de la Régime de pensions du Canada a une disposition utile et...
Keywords: cpp, Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Community Partnership Manual: A Guide to Developing a Community-Based Pro Bono Program This manual outlines the steps for developing a pro bono delivery service. Intended for community...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, pro bono, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Official government website. Links to housing, statistics on living conditions, post-secondary education, social development and youth. Les questions sociales s'enchaine au logement, aux statistiques...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Inuit, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
CMHC is Canada's national housing agency. CMHC - the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a compilation of data from all provinces and territories as a part of their website on information...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Industry Canada's Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy website offers a page of bankruptcy statistics. Le site web du bureau du Surintendant des faillites Canada - un organisme de l'industrie...
Keywords: bankruptcy, Debt and Consumer Law, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Tax Statistics website, provided by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Revenue Canada), is full of information and is easy to navigate. Le site web des Statistiques sur le revenu, fournissait par...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, tax, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Statistics Canada, the information branch of the federal government, is a useful resource for advocates doing research on the facts and figures of poverty. Statistique Canada, le bureau encharge d'...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This Canadian Government agency was created in 2003 and is responsible for border security. Cette agence du Gouvernemt Canadien était créé en 2003 et elle est responsable pour la sécurité des...
Keywords: border security, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This Canadian Government website has information on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Ce site web du Governement Canadien a de l'information sur la Commission de l'immigration et du...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This is the official Canadian government website for citizenship and immigration information. Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship or a permanent resident card,...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to 61 designated communities across...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing funding, Government information, All of Canada