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This Canadian Government agency was created in 2003 and is responsible for border security. Cette agence du Gouvernemt Canadien était créé en 2003 et elle est responsable pour la sécurité des...
Keywords: border security, Government information, All of Canada
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to 61 designated communities across...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing funding, Government information, All of Canada
Life on the P List Blog is a British Columbian woman chronicling the issues she deals with while living under the poverty line.
Keywords: Blogs, poverty, British Columbia
Canada Without Poverty has compiled Poverty Progress Profiles for each province, which look at the current status of poverty, plan development and implementation or organizational appeals for a plan...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, Reports and documents, All of Canada
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has created the Seniors Care Project where they work for policy changes to ensure that BC seniors can age and die with dignity, and to improve conditions for...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Seniors and Elders, seniors policy, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Multimedia, Reports and documents
A Vancouver artist and activist, shares stories and photos of some of the work she has done in the Downtown Eastside for the last 20 years and how the community is changing with gentrification.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, gentrification, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
Downtown East newspaper was founded in March 2013 as a news source for low-income communities struggles for social justice on unceded Coast Salish territory, Downtown Eastside Vancouver.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
The Feeding My Family group has been working to bring awareness to the fact that the high cost of food is preventing many Northerners from living healthy, happy and productive lives. From Northern...
Keywords: Family, food security, Foodbanks and Food, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec, Yukon
The Vancouver Renters Union is a member-driven organization open to all individual renters that aims to organize all Metro Vancouver renters into a union capable of determining housing rights, rents...
Keywords: affordable housing, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
In April 2011, the BCCPD formed the Disability Without Poverty Network with the BC Association for Community Living (BCACL), Canadian Mental Health Association - BC and Yukon Division (CMHA), Social...
Keywords: Disability, persons with disability, PWD, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
The CCEL is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law. They conduct research, outreach and public legal education on elder law issues. They are working on a...
Keywords: assisted living, elder law, financial literacy, older women, Seniors and Elders, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
The mission of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (AHANS) is to promote and support access to decent and affordable housing throughout Nova Scotia. We have been advocating for...
Keywords: affordable housing, Housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Nova Scotia, Organizations
Blog for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Keywords: Blogs, coalition, Homelessness, Housing, victoria, British Columbia
The Tyee, has an excellent riding-by-riding map for election issues and action. You can click on a riding for candidate info, fast facts and related Tyee reporting.
Keywords: elections, Government Policy, British Columbia, Multimedia
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
The Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative is a joint initiative of The City of Calgary and the United Way of Calgary to develop a long-term community-based strategy to significantly reduce poverty in...
Keywords: Alberta, poverty reduction, poverty reduction campaigns, Campaigns and initiatives
The BC Teachers' Union has a page of resources related to poverty, students and education.
Keywords: Education, students and poverty, British Columbia, General resources
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all. We want a New Brunswick without poverty. We want a society which give each and...
Keywords: Organizing, social justice, New Brunswick