British Columbia

May 18, 2002
Seniors' Network of BC says "just say no" to government plans to move long-term care residents. The website also has information about the impact of government cuts to seniors, links to other...
Keywords: Article , News, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The BC government webpage holds the February 19, 2002 budget.
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
Federated Anti-Poverty Groups of BC, End Legislated Poverty, and the National Anti-Poverty Organization v. Vancouver (City of). The BC Supreme Court rejected the groups' challenge of the City of...
Keywords: Article , News, Panhandling, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
Submission to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Link removed - No longer exists) released on February 13, 2002 by twelve anti-poverty organizations in BC calling...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
On February 7, 2002, the People's Opposition held Accountibility Day. Their backgrounder to the day focuses on the Liberals economic plan. "The Liberals claim that the cuts to programs and services...
Keywords: Article , News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
"The BC Liberal Government has capped the number of allowable treatments to those most in need of medical services." End Legislated Poverty (ELP) has issued a press release regarding the negative...
Keywords: Article , Health, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The Legal Services Society (LSS) of BC has created a fact regarding the BC government cuts to Legal Aid funding and what this will mean for BC residents. The LSS fact sheet is availble online (in PDF...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The BC Coalition of Women's Centres issued a press release after Gordon Campbell announced the wage roll back for MLA's. They shamed the government for cutting less money from MLA's wages than from...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Women, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The BC Liberal Government's proposed 38.8% cut to Legal Aid funding made the BC Legal Services Society board of directors take drastic action. They couldn't see how they would be able to provide...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The BC Legal Services Society issued a press release (in PDF) after the BC Liberal Government responded to their requests for addition Legal Aid funding. The Government was unwilling to restore or...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
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