Poverty Research

December 16, 2010
According to the report, The Three Cities Within Toronto: Income Polarization Among Toronto's Neighbourhoods, 1970-2005, in the 1970s, Toronto was a predominantly middle-class. Now the city is...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Ontario
Canadian Social Research Links
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
December 13, 2010
An interesting article in the Tyee analyses how right wing politicians have been twisting it backwards by declaring bicycles and public transportation as elitist.
Keywords: Article , Poorbashing, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy
December 9, 2010
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy does rigorous, high-quality research and analysis; seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy;...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Poverty Research, social policy, All of Canada, Research and education
Public Interest Alberta
December 2, 2010
Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, public interest, public policy, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
The Manitoba Research Alliance
November 25, 2010
The Manitoba Research Alliance for Transforming Inner-city and Aboriginal Communities is a five-year research project dedicated to solving the complex problems of poverty and social exclusion in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, inner city, Poverty Research, Manitoba, Research and education
November 25, 2010
The child poverty rate in British Columbia dropped to 14.5 percent in 2008, according to the latest figures published by Statistics Canada. The number of poor children was 121,000 - or about one of...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
Canada Without Poverty
November 23, 2010
A non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization representing the interests of low-income people in Canada. Help us work towards the eradication of poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
October 29, 2010
Higher health care, higher school drop-out rates, the cost of crime, and lost productivity — these add up to over $1 billion a year in Nova Scotia. According to a new report by the Canadian Centre...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Nova Scotia
To Right these Wrongs
August 25, 2010
A blog about the book, To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to end Inequality in 1960s. When Governor Terry Sanford established the North Carolina Fund in 1963, he saw it as...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Poverty Research, United States
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