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A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer, working as an advocate and activist for women’s equality. This blog explores women’s equality, the law and public policy, and supports advocacy efforts across the...
Keywords: Blogs, feminist, Government Policy, law, Legal Research, Women, women's equality
Murray Siple's excellent feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North...
Keywords: binners, Disability, film, Homelessness, Media, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Multimedia
Local Housing Initiatives Across Canada Map is a initiative of the Wellesley Institute to map housing initiatives across Canada and start a campaign to build a national housing plan from the...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing initiatives, mapping, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating, supplying and strengthening food banks and food bank networks throughout the world. They do this by supporting...
Keywords: food banks, Foodbanks and Food, global, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, International
Murray Dobbin, now living in Powell River, BC, is one of Canada’s most popular progressive political commentators and analysts and has been a journalist, broadcaster, author and social activist for...
Keywords: Blogs, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, economic policy, Government Policy, All of Canada
The Legal Services Society has announced that they will be closing five legal aid offices in towns across BC and laying off 58 staff members. This is the second time this year LSS has announced...
Keywords: Government Policy, Legal Aid, Legal aid cuts, British Columbia
The Canadian Council for Refugees is concerned about Canada’s recent shift to temporary migration, which marks a dramatic change in policy for which there has been little public debate. In 2008, the...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, temporary migrant workers, Workers' Rights, Reports and documents, All of Canada
The Tyee has put together a stunning photo essay on homelessness in Vancouver and struggle for affordable housing over the past two years. They also put together a panel of experts to assess...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Government Policy, Homelessness, photo essay, British Columbia
By Susan C. Boyd, Donald MacPherson, Bud Osborn This book tells a story about community activism in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) that culminated in a social justice movement to open the first...
Keywords: community activism, Downtown Eastside, Organizing, safe injection site, Books
Justice information, news and resources for British Columbians including consumer and debt, aboriginal justice and family law information.
Keywords: legal education, Legal Info (PLEI), British Columbia, Gateways
The Justice Education Society has programs and resources aimed at making the justice system more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, legal education, legal education, Legal Research, self help tools, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses
These LSS fact sheets outline the consequences that arise for clients beyond the criminal implications of a conviction. Each title has a companion piece for the client. The fact sheets are good for...
Keywords: advocacy resources, Legal Research, Welfare, welfare fraud, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition works with the diverse communities of Ontario to strengthen their social, environmental, & economic well-being.
Keywords: environment, Health, sustainable community, Ontario, Organizations
According to Stats Canada the number of Canadians receiving regular EI benefits declined in July 2009 which is likely a result of unemployed workers running out of EI benefits without finding a job....
Keywords: statistics, Unemployment, British Columbia, All of Canada
Overall, analysts say that Bill C-50 will temporarily give additional employment insurance benefits to unemployed long-tenured workers. Most agree that this is not the EI reform that workers and the...
Keywords: employment insurance, Government Policy, Unemployment, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
The Rural Women Take Action on Poverty Committee have produced a fine resource for social justice activists: Counting Women In - A Toolkit for Rural Action on Poverty. The toolkit is a resource to...
Keywords: rural poverty, toolkit, Women, women in poverty, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
YkOnline is a blog/site about all things Yellowknife. It has reviews, opinions, interviews, photos, news, events, resources and more. The aim of this site is to provide the reader with interesting...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, yellowknife, Northwest Territories
The Basic Income European Network (BIEN) aims to serve as a link between individuals and groups committed to, or interested in, basic income, i.e. an income unconditionally granted to all on an...
Keywords: basic income, Poverty Research, Research and education, International
A National CCPA report on how the recession is affecting women living in poverty.
Keywords: Poverty Research, recession, Women, women's poverty, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada