Poverty Research

Sharon Kravitz
July 2, 2013
A Vancouver artist and activist, shares stories and photos of some of the work she has done in the Downtown Eastside for the last 20 years and how the community is changing with gentrification.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Blogs, gentrification, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
June 27, 2013
The Canadian Human Rights Commission has released a report that documents the impact of poor conditions on the daily lives of Aboriginal people. The report, Equality Rights Data Report on Aboriginal...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
June 18, 2013
This paper, Poverty as a Human Rights Violation by Vincent Greason, explores how six provincial anti-poverty strategies are remarkably similar in spite of the fact that they address differing socio-...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 31, 2013
Calgary city council has approved the aim of the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative (CPRI) to reduce the number of people in Calgary living in poverty so that 95% of people are above the poverty...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research
May 30, 2013
A year ago the Conservative government eliminated the budget of the National Council of Welfare (NCW). Since 1969, the NCW has provided welfare and poverty statistics, fact-based social policy...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
December 4, 2012
In late November, First Call released their annual Child Poverty Report Card, that again showed that BC remains near the bottom when it comes to various measures of poverty. The report found: BC had...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Poverty Free Saskatchewan
October 22, 2012
Poverty Free Saskatchewan (PFS) is a network of individuals, organizations, governments and businesses working toward poverty elimination. PFS recognizes there have been anti-poverty groups working...
Keywords: Online Resource , Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Saskatchewan
July 25, 2012
The blog for the Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has an interesting article comparing the poverty reduction strategies for Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia. Twelve years ago, the two...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Newfoundland, All of Canada
May 24, 2012
A B.C. Supreme Court Justice, Mark McEwan has struck down Victoria's civil court hearing fees as unconstitutional. The BC government charges $500 a day for civil court starting on day four of a trial...
Keywords: Article , Legal Research, Poverty Research, British Columbia
May 16, 2012
For the last couple of days, the Tyee has been posting a series that explores three of the most widely advocated proposals to end poverty: the living wage, a guaranteed annual income, and government...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, British Columbia
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