British Columbia

February 27, 2014
Livable4All advocates and provides information on the world social movement for Guaranteed Livable Income (also known as Basic Income or Guaranteed Annual Income). Livable4All began in 2003 as...
Keywords: Online Resource , antipoverty, Government Policy, British Columbia, Organizations
February 26, 2014
The Tenancy Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) has published its Tenant Survival Guide online - it is now available as a Clicklaw Wikibook. In its new online format at Clicklaw, the Tenant...
Keywords: Online Resource , clicklaw, Housing and Tenancy, tenancy rights, TRAC, wikibook, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
February 21, 2014
The Tyee recently published an article concerning federal funding cuts to mental health refugee agencies. In six weeks, refugees arriving in British Columbia will no longer receive free help to cope...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, British Columbia
February 19, 2014
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published an article on their Policy Note blog entitled, "What you need to know about BC Budget 2014." It notes that despite a significantly weak...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, British Columbia
February 18, 2014
Gasps swept through the packed auditorium as Abbotsford city council rejected a supportive housing project for homeless men after a tie vote on Monday night. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman cast the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
February 17, 2014
Bonnie Sherr Klein is a documentary filmmaker and long-time activist in the feminist and disability movements. In this lecture at UBC Law (the 2014 Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice) she shares...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
February 17, 2014
Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) has released its 2013 Hotel and Housing report. This year’s hotel and housing report found that Single Room Occupancy hotel rooms (SROs) in the Downtown...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
February 7, 2014
This blog post by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reflects on the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and the B.C. govermnent's justification for its Olympic bid on the basis of the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, British Columbia
February 7, 2014
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: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
February 5, 2014
Shelter Net BC is a network of groups who provide shelters for people in BC. Attached as well is a list of shelters available for women, men and youth in Vancouver (PDF).
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, British Columbia, General resources
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