Online Resources

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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
February 5, 2014
Life on the P List Blog is a British Columbian woman chronicling the issues she deals with while living under the poverty line.
Keywords: Blogs, poverty, British Columbia
February 3, 2014
The following blogs have daily news stories on homelessness, social housing, the upcoming Olympics and other poverty-related issues in Vancouver and across BC. Check them out to find out what is...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
February 3, 2014
Some of the sessions at the training session for advocates that were held in November 2002 were videotaped are now online through Working TV. The Front Line Advocacy Workers (FLAW) education...
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Multimedia
February 3, 2014
The Canadian online resource has extensive links to BC government web sites.
Keywords: government website links, British Columbia, Gateways, Government information
February 3, 2014
This BC Laws website lists the Court Rules for Small Claims Court under the Court Rules Act and Small Claims Act.
Keywords: small claims court rules, British Columbia, Government information
February 3, 2014
BC Stats is the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia. The Stats BC website is a great resource for doing research, since it is provided by the part of the BC government in...
Keywords: statistics, British Columbia, Government information
February 3, 2014
The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia website allows you to find a Member of the Legislative Assembly, and provides you with their email address, and office phone and fax numbers.
Keywords: British Columbia, Government information
February 3, 2014
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation website has information on employment, welfare, and disability.
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, Unemployment, Welfare, British Columbia, Government information
February 3, 2014
The Government of BC website links to all government ministries, programs, organizations, and publications.
Keywords: British Columbia, Government information
February 3, 2014
The BC Government Directory is the search page that allows you to search for the addresses, phone and fax numbers for every government office, agency and almost every government employee.
Keywords: British Columbia, Government information
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
February 3, 2014
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation website publishes current and past BC Employment and Assistance Rate Tables.
Keywords: assistance rates, British Columbia, Government information
January 9, 2014
Canada Without Poverty has compiled Poverty Progress Profiles for each province, which look at the current status of poverty, plan development and implementation or organizational appeals for a plan...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, Reports and documents, All of Canada
December 17, 2013
The writer of this blog writes about economic inequality and their perceptions as to what keeps people poor and/or homeless based on their own experience as well as what they've read about poverty.
Keywords: Blogs
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
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 7, 2013
The Downtown Eastside Resource Guide by the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre was created for the ease of locating resources by/for consumers and service providers. Any edits, additions, deletions,...
Keywords: addiction and recovery services, clothing, financial and legal services, food, health services, recovery, shelter, victim services, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
November 5, 2013
The Indigenous Nationhood Movement (INM) is a peoples’ movement for Indigenous nationhood, resurgence, and decolonization.
Keywords: Indigenous, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
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