The Counter Olympics Network demonstration
August 13, 2012
As the 2012 Olympic Games come to a close this weekend in London, we have put together a list of undereported stories of resistance to Olympic related displacement and development.
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Organizing, International
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
The Richmond Poverty Response Committee (RPRC)
May 24, 2012
The Richmond Poverty Response Committee (RPRC) is a group of community volunteers representing the faith community, community organizations, local social services, and members of the public –...
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, Richmond, British Columbia, Organizations
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
March 9, 2012
The Vancouver Poverty Olympics is in Glasgow to hand over the Poverty Olympics Torch. Glasgow is hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games and is facing massive cuts in local services, increasing...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, International
DT East
March 9, 2012
The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Council has released the first issue of the DT Eastside Newspaper with a pull out poster of proposed condo development in the DTES. The DNC wants to put the voices...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, British Columbia
February 15, 2012 is trying to create public discussion around economic inequality and the actions and policies required to reduce it. You can also follow them on Twitter.
Keywords: Online Resource , 99%, income inequality, Organizing, All of Canada
BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
January 11, 2012
BC Poverty Reduction Coalition works towards introducting a bold and comprehensive poverty reduction plan in BC Check out their new website.
Keywords: Article , Organizing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Poverty Free Ontario
December 12, 2011
An Ontario free of poverty will be reflected in healthy, inclusive communities with a place of dignity for everyone and the essential conditions of well-being for all. The mission of Poverty Free...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
November 7, 2011
The Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch has launched a public education campaign for additional legal aid funding in BC, called We Need Legal Aid. The campaign’s website features information and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Aid, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
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