Prepared by Mary E. Marrone for the Poverty Law Advocates Network of Canada
March 29, 2006
This paper was commissioned by a steering committee comprised of poverty law advocates from...
Keywords: Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLANC, poverty law, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
This project aims to disseminate human rights information that is accurate, accessible, and relevant to the safety and well-being of trans and gender-diverse individuals and their supportive allies...
Keywords: Human Rights, LGBT, LGBTQ, trans rights, British Columbia, General resources
Canada Without Poverty has an online library of important poverty related research papers, anti-poverty plans, alternative budgets, human rights reports and more.
Keywords: Poverty Research, poverty research, General resources, All of Canada
The Office of the Seniors Advocate monitors and analyzes seniors’ services and issues in B.C., and makes recommendations to government and service providers to address systemic issues.
Keywords: senior's issues, British Columbia, Government information
The Canadian Rental Housing Index in an online interactive online map developed by a partnership of non-profit housing organizations and credit unions, which tracks renter income, affordability and...
Keywords: rent, rental housing, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada
Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration is a ground-breaking multi-media project documenting nine years of immigration changes by the federal government.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, immigration legislation, General resources, Multimedia, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) works collaboratively with the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness to create a culturally-specific approach to Aboriginal (First Nations...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, aboriginal homelessness, Homelessness, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
This is an interactive and searchable map showing broadband internet availability around BC.
Keywords: digital divide, internet, rural, Technology, British Columbia, General resources
Press Project is a project of the Broadbent Institute is a daily roundup of news and progressive analysis.
Keywords: analysis, Blogs, inequality, news, Poverty Research, All of Canada
An international comparison of responses to public space issues involving people experiencing homelessness shows that law enforcement responses are not the answer.
The Churchill Report, "In the...
Keywords: enforcement, Homelessness, homelessness, public space, Reports and documents, International
"Groundswell: A Guide to Building Food Security in Rural Communities" is a guide on food security. It contains lots of useful information and links to tools and resources to help you reach out to...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, feminism, trans, Violence, Women, General resources, United States
This online resource has extensive links to NWT government websites.
Keywords: nwt, Gateways, Northwest Territories, General resources
The Canadian Government's Budget webpage links to prior years' government budgets.
Keywords: government budget, Government Policy, Government information, All of Canada
The Canada Pension Plan webpage is well laid out and provides information about Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan.
Le site web de la Régime de pensions du Canada a une disposition utile et...
Keywords: cpp, Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada
The Community Partnership Manual: A Guide to Developing a Community-Based Pro Bono Program
This manual outlines the steps for developing a pro bono delivery service. Intended for community...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, pro bono, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
Industry Canada's Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy website offers a page of bankruptcy statistics.
Le site web du bureau du Surintendant des faillites Canada - un organisme de l'industrie...
Keywords: bankruptcy, Debt and Consumer Law, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
The Tax Statistics website, provided by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Revenue Canada), is full of information and is easy to navigate.
Le site web des Statistiques sur le revenu, fournissait par...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, tax, Government information, All of Canada
Statistics Canada, the information branch of the federal government, is a useful resource for advocates doing research on the facts and figures of poverty.
Statistique Canada, le bureau encharge d'...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, Government information, All of Canada