Poverty Research

August 19, 2010
Precarious Housing in Canada (2010) is a new research and policy report from the Wellesley Institute. Using the most comprehensive and current data, research and analysis, Precarious Housing sets out...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Poverty Research, Ontario
Stats Canada
August 19, 2010
This Stats Canada site includes statistics and reports on individuals and families living with low income in Canada, various provinces, or other geographical units (e.g., cities, small towns, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
growing gap
August 19, 2010
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Growing Gap project takes an in-depth and sustained look at one of the biggest challenges of our time: Worsening income and wealth inequality in Canada....
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, income gap, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
August 19, 2010
Trans people in Ontario are highly educated but half of the trans community are underemployed and make less then $15,000. These are some of the initial results of Transpulse -- an innovative...
Keywords: Article , LGBTQ, Poverty Research, Ontario
July 27, 2010
Article from rabble.ca about the ramification on poor people of the conservative government's getting rid of the long census form: Sam Boshra, a former analyst for Statistics Canada, puts it this way...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
July 15, 2010
In this article based on his address to the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences on May 29th, 2010, the former leader of the NDP summarizes the journey of...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
June 4, 2010
Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work, says a study of Census data by the Canadian Centre for...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Poverty Research, Women, Manitoba
May 25, 2010
Between 1886 and 1903 a British philanthropist, Charles Booth, and many volunteers, walked the streets of London to document the relative poverty and wealth of the city streets. The result was a...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, News, Poverty Research, International
May 25, 2010
Once at No. 6 in world ranking, ‘shockingly high’ death rate now puts Canada at No. 24, prompting urgent request to Health Minister.
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 25, 2010
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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