Online Resources

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June 1, 2011
F-email Fightback is a feminist blog about taking action on issues that affect women in Canada. The byline is "Harper’s Conservatives want women to stay home and be quiet...We refuse!"
Keywords: Blogs, Women, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Make Poverty History is part of the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP). National campaigns are now active in over 100 countries. The global campaign, which also launched in 2005, presses G8...
Keywords: Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Integration-Net is a communications, information and research tool to support the work of the Canadian settlement community. It also provides a...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
LawLine Journal Blog was created to share some of the solutions to the legal problems of callers to LawLINE a phone service of the Legal Services Society for people with low incomes who face legal...
Keywords: Blogs, Legal Info (PLEI), British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The John Howard Society is an organization of provincial and territorial Societies comprised of and governed by people whose goal is to understand and respond to problems of crime and the criminal...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Prisonjustice.ca is a website with resources, links, articles, news in support of prisoners and prison justice activism in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, prison, Prisoners' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco (COH) initiates program and policy changes that result in the creation of exits from poverty. The COH unites homeless people and service providers with...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, San Francisco, social justice, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Poverty Olympics is a site put together by a group of concerned citizens and community groups who want the 2010 Winter Games’ legacy to be one of reducing, not increasing, poverty and homelessness. (...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States
May 30, 2011
Spirit of Warrior Harriet Nahanee is a blog dedicated to actions and analysis surrounding the legacy of Harriet Nahanee, an elder who died working to expose and resist the destruction of the Olympics...
Keywords: Blogs, Indigenous, Organizing, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada, hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Media, United States
May 30, 2011
No Excuse: The Poverty Project is a blog managed and mostly written by Hamilton Spectator poverty beat reporter, Bill Dunphy, and is part of the paper's larger Poverty Project. The blog has daily...
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, Ontario
May 30, 2011
Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Housing, squatters, International
May 30, 2011
CCPA has a report titled: Negotiating Without a Floor: Unionized Worker Exclusion from BC Employment Standards (PDF) which examines a lesser- known change to Bill 48 - Employment Standards Act, 2002...
Keywords: Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Reports and documents
May 30, 2011
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is an American nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and...
Keywords: Legal Research, low-income, Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
A new HRSDC website, Indicators of Well-being in Canada presents comprehensive, up-to-date information on the well-being of Canadians and Canadian society, including Homeless Shelters and Beds, Low...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, General resources, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Finding our Way Home was David Chudnovsky's blog on his tour of the province as the NDP MLA BC Critic for Homelessness and Mental Health between 2007 - 2009.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Between the Lines is a syndicated, half-hour program broadcast from Connecticut, US that provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or...
Keywords: broadcast, Connecticut, Media, Multimedia, United States