Government Policy

Tyee Election Map
February 26, 2013
The Tyee, has an excellent riding-by-riding map for election issues and action. You can click on a riding for candidate info, fast facts and related Tyee reporting.
Keywords: Online Resource , elections, Government Policy, British Columbia, Multimedia
July 25, 2012
The blog for the Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has an interesting article comparing the poverty reduction strategies for Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia. Twelve years ago, the two...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Newfoundland, All of Canada
July 19, 2012
Acorn Canada, a community organization made up low and middle income families, is seeking a meeting with Minister Rich Coleman. They have written a letter outlining steps they are asking the Minister...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
May 1, 2012
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia
 Edmonton Social Planning Council
April 20, 2012
The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Blogs, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues
April 17, 2012
As Alberta gears up for a provincial election, parties are promising various ways to reduce poverty. The Edmonton Social Planning Council plans to occasionally analyze social policy commitments of...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research
April 2, 2012
As part of the Federal Budget, the Tories have eliminated the National Council of Welfare (NCW). This shocking news will impact on many, not the least will be those who relied on NCW reports in anti...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
March 30, 2012
Below are some links to commentary and analysis of the 2012 Federal Budget. Most notably in yesterday's budget is the increase in age for Old Age Security from 65 to 67 which will disproportionally...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, All of Canada
March 22, 2012
Local research indicates 20 per cent of Revelstoke (and area) residents are struggling to meet their basic needs and Revelstoke has some of the highest rent and food prices in the region. Due to the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Organizing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Alternative Budget 2012
March 16, 2012
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released its annual Alternative Federal Budget for 2012. This anti-austerity budget would: Tackle poverty and income inequality by investing in...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, All of Canada
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