Disability

Canadian Social Research Links
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
People First
December 9, 2010
People First is an organization that was formed because some of the people in our communities felt that they were not considered as people first. They felt that they were talked about, talked to,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Organizations, All of Canada
November 18, 2010
Nova Scotia's Auditor General has found problems with government services for persons with disabilities, provincial rental housing programs and government registries.
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, Housing, Nova Scotia
November 4, 2010
In a 2:1 decision, the BC Court of Appeal ruled against the Moore family in this important equality case. The case arose when the North Vancouver School District closed the only intensive...
Keywords: Article , Disability, British Columbia
BCCPD YouTube
October 1, 2010
BCCPD has a YouTube channel with a number of helpful videos, including a series on Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP), a long term savings plan for people with disabilities.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, people with disabilities, RDSP, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Multimedia
July 27, 2010
Article from rabble.ca about the ramification on poor people of the conservative government's getting rid of the long census form: Sam Boshra, a former analyst for Statistics Canada, puts it this way...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
May 13, 2010
The BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development has released a report explaining the decline in the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers caseload. The Ministry claims that the caseload...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Welfare, British Columbia
April 20, 2010
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: Online Resource , Disability, Ontario Disability Support Program, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Organizations
March 31, 2010
The BC Liberals are cutting dental support, medical diagnostic equipment, and birth control for the disabled and those on welfare. The $75 monthly Shelter Allowance for people who don’t pay rent will...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, Health, Homelessness, News, Welfare, British Columbia
March 29, 2010
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: Online Resource , advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia, Directories
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