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
October 7, 2011
British Columbia's smaller communities have been hit hard by the same ongoing economic recession, and staggering job losses that affect urban areas. On Gabriola Island, a project hiring unemployed...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, Unemployment, British Columbia
September 7, 2011
A collection of essays telling the story of ACORN's organizing efforts around the world, "Global Grassroots" is edited by ACORN co-founder Wade Rathke. Campaigns on issues such as payday lending and...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, International
August 31, 2011
Quest Food Exchange operates its low-cost grocery store model at three locations in the Lower Mainland: 611 E Hastings - In the Union Gospel Mission building (This location has wheelchair access)...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Health, Organizing, British Columbia
August 22, 2011
Activists in Ontario have launched the website "Remember the Day," as they begin a campaign to highlight the crucial issue of rising poverty in Ontario as the provincial election draws near. Pathway...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Organizing, Ontario
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
August 15, 2011
According to Warren Buffett, he and his mega-rich friends are not paying enough taxes. He's asking the US Congress to increase taxes for the wealthy to pay for gaps in the budget. His recent comments...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Organizing, All of Canada, International
food not bombs
July 26, 2011
In Florida, people are being arrested for giving food to people who are homeless. The City of Orlando has been targeting Food not Bombs, a community group that, twice a week for the past 5 years, has...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Organizing, United States
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
Street Health works to improve the health and well being of homeless and underhoused individuals in southeast Toronto by addressing the social determinants of health through programs, services,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, Homelessness, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
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