British Columbia

October 6, 2001
The Injured Worker Participatory Research Report (in PDF) is a recent study which explores the experiences of more than 300 injured workers living in southern Ontario. The workers — men and woman, in...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
October 6, 2001
The federated anti-poverty groups of BC (“fapg”) is an umbrella organization of over 130 groups as well as approximately 65 individual members concerned with poverty and social justice issues, and...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, British Columbia
October 6, 2001
Thursday, October 04, 2001 Press Release While we, of the fapg, applaud the Liberal government for making $225 per month available to persons living with severe medical conditions causing progressive...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Health, News, British Columbia
October 6, 2001
The BC government announcement that the Ministry of Human Resources will provide a monthly nutritional supplement of up to $225 to Disability Benefits recipients who face chronic progressive health...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Health, News, British Columbia
June 11, 2001
The Canadian Mental Health Association has awarded Community Legal Assistance (CLAS) the Aleck Trawick Q.C. Award, established to highlight the importance of legal advocacy as part of overall mental...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, News, British Columbia
April 13, 2001
The provincial government is improving BC Benefits to provide better support for low-income people who are temporarily unable to work due to a medical condition. Under the current designation of "...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, British Columbia
April 13, 2001
Provincial government policies focused on building affordable housing have been effective in the slowing the growth of homelessness, says a comprehensive study. The four-volume report, called...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
April 13, 2001
About 25,000 more children in low-income families qualify for full basic dental and optical care coverage due to changes to the BC Healthy Kids program. With this change, all children whose families...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Health, News, British Columbia
April 13, 2001
- For immediate release March 7, 2001 - In celebration of International Women's Day 2001, End LegIslated Poverty is proud to release their Women and Poverty Kit: Educating for systemic change. ELP, a...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, British Columbia
March 30, 2001
On March 6, 2001 the City of Vancouver repealed By-law 7885 - A By-law to Regulate and Control Panhandling. It then amended the Street and Traffic By-law to prohibit "Obstructive Solicitation." This...
Keywords: Article , News, Panhandling, British Columbia
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