March 12, 2015
Christy Clark`s statement last week that a $15 minimum wage would hurt small businesses was the subject of scrutiny in a story released this week in the Globe and Mail. The article looks at the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Media, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
February 11, 2015
On February 17, BC Finance Minister, Mike de Jong will deliver the 2015 budget speech for the province. The speech has wide ranging implications for government operations and citizens alike. In...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Media, British Columbia
January 28, 2015
In a recent article, Iglika Ivanova, an economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points out that income inequality continues to be a pressing issue for Canadians. Even though there...
Keywords: Article , Media, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 23, 2015
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its 2015 Gates Annual Letter this week. The letter, titled “Our Big Bet for the Future,” makes a bold prediction: “The lives of people in poor...
Keywords: Article , Health, Human Rights, Media, Poverty Research, International
January 19, 2015
Oxfam International has just released a report which forecasts that the richest 1% of the global population will own more than half the world’s wealth by next year. Oxfam’s executive director is...
Keywords: Article , Media, Poverty Research, International
October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
June 1, 2011
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Media, Multilingual, news, General resources, Nunavut
June 1, 2011
Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy the paper for 50 cents and sell the magazine to customers by donation. All money from the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Media, British Columbia, General resources
June 1, 2011
Frances Bula, a former Vancouver Sun reporter, writes the State of Vancouver blog. The blog has stories and opinion pieces on city politics, the Downtown Eastside, homelessness and other Vancouver...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Media, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
Challenging the Commonplace is a blog by two social researchers with stories on a variety of issues including poverty and homelessness.
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Homelessness, Media, All of Canada
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