Research and Analysis

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It is never a good time to be poor but the criminalization of poverty seems to be intensifying locally and internationally. In Vancouver this week, a homeless man died in a park in East Vancouver in...
Keywords: criminalization, Homelessness, Panhandling, British Columbia, International
Race Forward, formerly known as the Applied Research Center (ARC), is a racial justice think tank and home for media and activism. ARC investigates the hidden racial consequences of public policy...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Media, Poverty Research, racial justice, General resources, United States
The Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) is putting together The Social Development Report Series to understand how geography, history and politics have created different approaches to...
Keywords: Government Policy, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Tyee has published a two part series on food security in poor neighbourhoods like the Downtown Eastside. The first article explores the kitchen at the Carnegie Community Centre which provides low...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, soup kitchens, British Columbia
Barbara Ehreneich, the author of “Nickel and Dimed”, has written an editorial in the New York Times about how the media has been concentrating on how the economic downturn has effected the upper and...
Keywords: economic crisis, Poverty Research, recession, United States
The Rabble Activist Toolkit is a “wiki”, a group of collaborative webpages that rabble.ca members can create and modify. Its purpose is to provide a dynamic online repository of useful guides,...
Keywords: activism, Organizing, General resources, All of Canada
The District of Parry Sound Poverty Reduction Network is a non-partisan organization that is composed of representatives from several social agencies in the district along with concerned individuals...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, parry sound, Poverty Research, General resources, Ontario
Settlement Arts is a Toronto-based organization that has been established to use exhibition and education to advance issues of immigration and settlement. Settlement Arts’ first project is the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Immigrants and Refugees, photography, General resources, Ontario
The Street News Service (SNS) is a gateway to the best articles, essays and features published by street papers worldwide.
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, street newspaper, All of Canada, International, United States
A project by Raising The Roof, this website offers practical tools, resources and information sharing for frontline staff, managers and volunteers working to address the problem of homelessness in...
Keywords: advocacy, agencies, campaigns, frontline workers, Homelessness, Housing, initiatives, resources, service providers, Tenants' Rights, Directories, Gateways, All of Canada, Services
The mission of the Canadian Council on Social Development is to develop and promote progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality and the empowerment of individuals and communities...
Keywords: Organizing, Poverty Research, social policy, Organizations, All of Canada
Stats & Facts, a on-line service of the Canadian Council on Social Development, provides accessible and accurate statistical information. This site is intended for anyone with an interest in...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, General resources, All of Canada
The Urban Poverty Project 2007 is a series of comprehensive analytical reports, resource tools, and data profiles which take a broad look at different aspects of urban poverty in Canada, using...
Keywords: Poverty Research, urban poverty, General resources, All of Canada
Social Planning Toronto is committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto. It is committed to diversity...
Keywords: Poverty Research, social planning, Toronto, General resources, Ontario
This site is designed as a tool for public reporting about social programs in Ontario. It is intended to facilitate access to information and analysis, and to encourage debate about the adequacy of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social policy, General resources, Ontario
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) carries out scholarly research, writing and analysis for law reform, collaborating with government and other entities, and providing materials and support...
Keywords: elder law, law reform, Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, General resources
BCPIAC had a factsheet for advocates dealing with alleged welfare overpayments from the BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development.
Keywords: advocacy, Welfare, welfare overpayment, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
The Centre for Urban and Community Studies was established in 1964 as a research unit of the School of Graduate Studies. Its research associates include professors and graduate students from a dozen...
Keywords: Poverty Research, urban issues, Ontario, All of Canada, Research and education
Legal Help for British Columbians is a resource for non-legal professionals in BC who have clients with legal problems and little money to deal with them. It can help you in guiding someone in taking...
Keywords: charged with a crime, child support, complaint about police, consumer rights, disability benefits, human rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, pardon, record suspension, rural bc, rural bc, self-help, separation, suing someone, welfare, wills, British Columbia, General resources, Manuals and guides