Family

March 30, 2009
A couple of reports have looked at the links between income, women, and childcare in Canada. Stats Canada just released a report that shows that a sizeable earnings gap exists between Canadian women...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Women, All of Canada
March 11, 2009
A new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has found that today's poor and middle class families in BC are in worse financial shape than their parents’ generation. The study...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Poverty Research, British Columbia
December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario
October 14, 2008
CLEO offers many text and audio guides on a variety of legal topics. These guides are available in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Simplified Chinese), Somali, Spanish,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Arabic, chinese, CLEO, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Education, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Family, Family, Health, Housing and Tenancy, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, legal help, Legal Info, legal info, Legal Research, Multilingual, Seniors and Elders, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Welfare, Women, Workers' Rights, Youth, General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia
September 20, 2008
After more then twenty-five years the New York City municipal government has finally decided to settle a lawsuit filed by the Legal Aid Society to draw attention to homeless families. The lawsuit...
Keywords: Article , Family, Homelessness, Housing, News, United States
February 21, 2008
PIVOT Legal Society has released a report, Broken Promises: Parents Speak out About B.C.’s Child Welfare System (in PDF), that finds children are all too often apprehended as the first form of...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, British Columbia
March 26, 2007
The Ontario government promised that the 2007 Ontario Budget would tackle child poverty. This budget introduces the new Ontario Child Benefit which is suppose to help Ontario families with lower...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Welfare, Ontario
February 17, 2007
Code Blue for Child Care, a national campaign to protect child care is accusing the Conservative government of abandoning child care. Code Blue has issued Harper and his government an "F" in three...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Organizing, British Columbia, All of Canada
May 3, 2006
The Manitoba government is giving all families who are getting Employment and Income Assistance, the full federal Universal Child Care benefit. This policy is part of several adopted by the Manitoba...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Welfare, Manitoba
November 5, 2005
Rainbow Lodge, a 32-unit transitional housing facility that will provide support to homeless families opened in Calgary. This project will be managed by a Tri-Agency Committee that includes Métis...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Family, Homelessness, Indigenous, News
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