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The Council is a coalition of Canadian voluntary sector organizations working globally to achieve sustainable human development. CCIC seeks to end global poverty, and to promote social justice and...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
"CCPI was formed to bring together low-income activists and poverty law advocates to ensure that poor people in Canada can effectively secure and assert their rights under international human rights...
Keywords: ccpi, Legal Research, Poverty Research, All of Canada, Research and education
This Ontario based partnership of activists from universities and unions, faith communities and social movements is premised on a commitment to the democratic values of equality, justice and respect...
Keywords: Organizing, Poverty Research, social justice, All of Canada, Research and education
C'est un engagement solidaire dans la lutte contre la pauvreté et ses conséquences. Centraide Quebec is a joint commitment in the fight against the poverty and its consequences.
Keywords: anti-poverty, Homelessness, Seniors and Elders, united way, Women, Organizations, Québec
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is the global voice of the world’s working people. The ITUC’s primary mission is the promotion and defence of workers’ rights and interests, through...
Keywords: international, union, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their...
Keywords: un, united nations, Women, women, Organizations, International
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: labour, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is the national voice of Canada's co-operative housing movement.
Keywords: co-operative housing, coop, Housing, housing, Organizations, All of Canada
The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. The information on this B.C. government web site will help you understand your rights...
Keywords: Government Policy, Housing, housing, housing, tenants rights, tenants rights, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Government information
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a unique community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to communities across Canada. HPS...
Keywords: federal government, homeless, Homelessness, Government information, All of Canada
CHRA is a national non-profit organization representing those who manage and deliver housing programs in communities across Canada.
Keywords: affordable housing, Homelessness, Housing, national housing strategy, social housing, Organizations, All of Canada
The Applied Research Learning Network on Poverty and Human Rights (LEPnet.org) is a secure platform for knowledge-sharing, collaborative research, and capacity building in implementing strategies for...
Keywords: applied research, legal empowerment, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, online library, Poverty Research, research, All of Canada, International
Dignity for All is a multi-year, multi-partner, non-partisan campaign. This campaign’s vision is to make a poverty-free and more socially secure and cohesive Canada a reality by 2020. The conviction...
Keywords: fighting poverty, Government Policy, Organizing, poverty free, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
Canadians were outraged in August 2001 when Kimberly Rogers died, destitute, alone and eight months pregnant, while under house arrest for welfare fraud. What many people do not know is that the...
Keywords: justice, Poorbashing, Welfare, welfare fraud, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Research and education
"...un lieu essentiel de soutien aux centres de femmes et d’action socio-politique. (...) Ce site vous fournira l’information pertinente concernant L’R et les centres de femmes, les publications...
Keywords: Women, women's centres, Organizations, Québec, Services
Social assistance policy manuals are an important source of detailed information about such questions as initial and ongoing eligibility, the treatment of assets and income, how benefits are...
Keywords: Disability, social assistance, social assistance, Welfare, welfare manual, welfare policy, welfare policy, Government information, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
Alternatives North is a social justice coalition operating in the Northwest Territories. Within our ranks are representatives of churches, labour unions, environmental organizations, women and family...
Keywords: activist, north, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Northwest Territories
The Canadian Council for Refugees is a non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and...
Keywords: immigrant rights, immigrant rights, Immigrants and Refugees, newcomers, newcomers, refugee reform, refugee reform, refugee rights, refugee rights, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education