British Columbia

January 17, 2003
The Poverty and Human Rights Project's goal is to strengthen the rights of the poorest people, by fostering recognition of rights to social and economic security, and by increasing the capacity of...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, British Columbia
November 29, 2002
The Fraser Institute's October publication Welfare Reform in British Columbia: A Report Card gives the government grades on new policies and compares the successes to US policies. The press release...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
October 7, 2002
As of September 30, 2002, the Employment and Assistance Act and the Employment Assistance Act for Persons with Disabilities Act take effect in British Columbia. The BC Employment Assistance Manual...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Welfare, British Columbia
September 1, 2002
Thousands of poor families and children have to make due with far less money since the Campbell Liberals took power in British Columbia. A report released last month by End Legislated Poverty studied...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Welfare, British Columbia
June 9, 2002
British Columbia is soon to be the only provinces without a Human Rights Commission. The Attorney General has confirmed the government plans to scrap the Human Rights Commission altogether. The...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, British Columbia
June 9, 2002
On the anniversary of the tax cuts made by the BC Liberal Government the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released a paper on who actually benefited from BC's tax cuts, and whether tax...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, British Columbia
June 9, 2002
Upstairs, downstairs and in between: The assets and debts of British Columbians is a new document by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Keywords: Article , Debt and Consumer Law, News, British Columbia
June 9, 2002
The B.C. Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance website has some information on the new Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal established under the recently passed Employment and Assistance...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The Attorney General introduced Bill 45, an Act to amend to the Legal Services Society Act in the legislature on May 1, 2002. The Bill has gone through second reading and is in Committee. This bill...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
On April 15, 2002, the government of British Columbia introduced two bills that amend welfare legislation in B.C.: Bill 26, the Employment and Assistance Act which will repeal and replace the BC...
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