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May 18, 2011
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: Online Resource , Government Policy, Housing, housing, housing, Housing and Tenancy, tenants rights, tenants rights, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Government information
May 18, 2011
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: Online Resource , Bilingual, federal government, homeless, Homelessness, Government information, All of Canada
April 28, 2011
The CVITP helps eligible individuals who are not able to complete their income tax and benefit returns by themselves. Introduced in 1971, this program was intended to ensure that all taxpayers had...
Keywords: Online Resource , income tax, taxes, volunteer tax clinic, Government information, All of Canada, Services
April 12, 2011
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: Online Resource , Disability, Disability, social assistance, social assistance, Welfare, Welfare, welfare manual, welfare policy, welfare policy, Government information, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
April 6, 2011
The BC Government's Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.
Keywords: Online Resource , employee rights, Employment, Employment Standards, wages, Workers' Rights, working conditions, British Columbia, Government information
JusticeBC
January 26, 2011
JusticeBC is a portal that provides information on the criminal justice, family justice, and justice reform.
Keywords: Online Resource , court services, criminal law, criminal record, jury duty, justice, justice system, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), victim services, youth justice, British Columbia, Gateways, Government information
August 25, 2010
RuralBC is a website put together by the BC government intended to meet the needs of rural communities. There is a map that allows you find services and resources in your region.
Keywords: Online Resource , Education, Family, government services, Health, rural communities, services map, Unemployment, British Columbia, Government information, Programs and courses, Services
Stats Canada
August 19, 2010
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: Online Resource , inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: Online Resource , child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
March 2, 2010
The Ombudsperson receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public agencies. While not an advocate, the Ombudsperson can conduct impartial and confidential...
Keywords: Online Resource , complaints, Government Policy, Legal Info, ombudsman, public agency, British Columbia, Government information
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