Research and Analysis

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Nova Scotia Resources is a list of anti-poverty organizations and resources in Nova Scotia.
Keywords: anti-poverty, General resources, Nova Scotia
The Independent Media Centre is an alternative news source reporting on activism.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, International
This group assists refugees and immigrants in need, focusing on the particular needs of the Somali Families and Individuals living in the City of Ottawa, through partnerships, services and programs...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Ottawa, Somali, Ontario, Organizations, Services
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has published a Study Paper on the Personal Liability of Society Directors and Officers. This project studied the sources of legal liability of directors and...
Keywords: business and non-profits, Legal Research, liability, Organizing, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
The Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) offers advocacy resources such as booklets on topics like: disability insurance, human rights, Canadian Pension Plan disability benefits, self-advocacy,...
Keywords: advocacy resources, Disability, Legal Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada
The Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) has released some research publications on low income in Canada. The reports cover such things as income levels for immigrants, prevalence of low income...
Keywords: low income research, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada
The Trans Alliance Society is a province-wide coalition, with the aim of building connections between individuals and groups working on trans issues. They have some online resources including an...
Keywords: LGBTQ, transgender, British Columbia, Organizations
Transgender Victoria (TGV) was founded in the late 1990s to achieve justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for transgender people, their partners, families and friends....
Keywords: Education, LGBTQ, transgender, British Columbia, Organizations
Prisoner's HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN) is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in...
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, Prisoners' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
The Ontario's Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) was established in 1983 to protect the civil and legal rights of inpatients in the current and former Ontario provincial psychiatric hospitals...
Keywords: Human Rights, Mental Health, psychiatric patient, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Organizations
The Real Change News site gives the homeless in Seattle an opportunity to publish their writing and advertise their artwork for sale as well as providing its readers with information on issues...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Seattle, General resources, United States
ProBono Law of BC's Online Poverty Law Training Course is a free online training course designed for lawyers and of benefit to some non-lawyer legal professionals (such as paralegals and advocates...
Keywords: Education, Legal Research, poverty law, British Columbia, Programs and courses
StopWar.ca is a broad-based peace coalition based in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, endorsed by over 160 organizations and prominent individuals. This website is dedicated to the anti-war...
Keywords: Organizing, war, British Columbia, Organizations
The website of the Nuxalk Nation in British Columbia.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Nuxalk Nation, British Columbia, Organizations
The website of the Council of the Haida Nation.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Haida, British Columbia, Organizations
An online resource for Aboriginal peoples concerned with environmental and economic justice issues.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, environment, Organizations, United States
A national grassroots organization committed to ending society's use of prisons and policing as an answer to social problems. Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the...
Keywords: policing, Prisoners' Rights, prisons, Organizations, United States
The BC and Yukon Division of the MS Society has many information resources and publications available both online and through their lending library. Online legal advocacy resources include: MS and...
Keywords: advocacy, Disability, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizing, social justice, Tenants' Rights, Workers' Rights, New Brunswick, Organizations
Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, South Asian, Ontario, Organizations