British Columbia - Ethnicity and race

After helping to dodge a date with the wrecking ball, supporters of a historic Downtown Eastside building are ramping up fundraising to save and restore it. The 122-year-old Ming Sun building at 439...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
With the recent deaths of eleven migrant workers in Ontario, which mirrors a similar tragic van crash in BC in 2007, advocates and activists are renewing their demands for the provincial and federal...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Government Policy, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Ontario, All of Canada
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia (AMSSA) is a coalition of over 80 organizations providing multicultural programs and immigrant settlement services...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia
An article in the Globe and Mail says that poverty is growing in the suburbs of Vancouver especially for newcomers and people of colour.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Poverty Research, British Columbia
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia
Latin American workers who helped build the underground tunnel in Vancouver for the Canada Line have won a human rights tribunal against their employers, SELI Canada Inc. and SNC Lavalin Constructors...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Workers' Rights, British Columbia