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The Manitoba Research Alliance for Transforming Inner-city and Aboriginal Communities is a five-year research project dedicated to solving the complex problems of poverty and social exclusion in...
Keywords: Indigenous, inner city, Poverty Research, Manitoba, Research and education
A non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization representing the interests of low-income people in Canada. Help us work towards the eradication of poverty.
Keywords: Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
OpenMedia.ca is a national, non-profit organization working to advance and support an open and innovative communications system in Canada. They strive to make media and telecommunications more...
Keywords: internet, media, Technology, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
Research, presentations and reports from the Bed Bug Symposium 2010 Conference Proceedings.
Keywords: bed bugs, Housing, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Indigenous, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education
Westcoast LEAF has a site that reviews rights in the workplace and personal relationships for youth. It also reviews sources of rights (government, laws and the justice system) and what we can do if...
Keywords: Children and Youth, employment rights, employment rights, Human Rights, youth justice, youth justice, youth rights, youth rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Research and education
The Mission of The Low-Income Energy Network: Aims to ensure universal access to adequate, affordable energy as a basic necessity, while minimizing the impacts on health and on the local and global...
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, energy, energy, energy poverty, energy poverty, Housing, low-income, Utilities, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
In 2000, Northern FIRE: The Centre for Women's Health Research at UNBC was established to undertake community development and research activities aimed at exploring and addressing the determinants of...
Keywords: Health, Women, women's health, British Columbia, Research and education
The International Alliance of Inhabitants is a global network of associations and social movements of inhabitants, cooperatives, communities, tenants, house owners, homeless, slum dwellers,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support educates and raise awareness about elder abuse issues, operate a legal aid clinic for older adults, offers a broad range of services and conducts research on...
Keywords: elder abuse, elder abuse, elder law, elder law clinic, elder research, senior's advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Gateways, Services
This Stats Canada site includes statistics and reports on individuals and families living with low income in Canada, various provinces, or other geographical units (e.g., cities, small towns, and...
Keywords: inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Growing Gap project takes an in-depth and sustained look at one of the biggest challenges of our time: Worsening income and wealth inequality in Canada....
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, income gap, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
The National Council of Welfare has an interactive welfare incomes map that shows amount families, people with disabilities, and single people receive in provinces and territories across Canada.
Keywords: map, Welfare, welfare incomes, All of Canada, Research and education
First Call has launched a new website to draw attention to the BC government's unacceptable child labour laws.
Keywords: child labour, Children and Youth, labour laws, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
The Right to Housing Blog documents the Right to Adequate Housing Charter Challenge. The court is being asked to declare that homelessness and inadequate housing violate the Charter of Rights and...
Keywords: Blogs, charter challenge, Homelessness, Housing, right to housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, All of Canada
The Living Wage for Families Campaign raises awareness about the negative impact of low-wage poverty on families and communities throughout BC. It also advocates for what poverty researchers believe...
Keywords: Government Policy, living wage, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
Redeye is a 3-hour radio program broadcast live every Saturday morning on Vancouver Cooperative Radio, CFRO 102.7FM. It is produced by an independent media collective at the studios of Coop Radio in...
Keywords: Media, podcast, British Columbia, Multimedia
In this rabble.ca podcast, Rebecca Cuttler interviews Pivot lawyer Doug King about the new provincial legislation banning social assistance for people who have outstanding warrants for their arrest.
Keywords: podcast, social assistance, warrants, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Indigenous, residential schools, residential schools, Organizations, All of Canada
ODSP Action Coalition is made up of community clinic caseworkers, agency staff, and community activists who undertake campaigns and activities designed to raise awareness of issues affecting persons...
Keywords: Disability, Ontario Disability Support Program, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Organizations