Poverty Research

May 1, 2012
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia
 Edmonton Social Planning Council
April 20, 2012
The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Blogs, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues
April 17, 2012
As Alberta gears up for a provincial election, parties are promising various ways to reduce poverty. The Edmonton Social Planning Council plans to occasionally analyze social policy commitments of...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research
April 2, 2012
As part of the Federal Budget, the Tories have eliminated the National Council of Welfare (NCW). This shocking news will impact on many, not the least will be those who relied on NCW reports in anti...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
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
People’s Citizenship Guide: A Response to Conservative Canada
March 22, 2012
In 2009, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government changed the contents of the official citizenship guide that is given to all recent immigrants. The new version contained a lot more military history...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
March 12, 2012
The Huffington Post reports on a study by geographers at UBC that uses census data to explore how Vancouver is becoming more segregated based on income and race. The report draws on a similar study...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Poverty Research, Manitoba
Projected ripple effects of proposed DTES condo developments
March 6, 2012
The Carnegie Community Action Project has created a map that shows the increase of property values and businesses that exclude low income people, and the decrease in the number of low cost housing...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
February 24, 2012
An article in Rabble talks about how gentrification in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is a form of structural violence and ultimately normalizes power structures.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Poverty Research, British Columbia
February 21, 2012
Classroom teachers are front-line witnesses to the devastating impact of poverty on children in their communities. Amy Dash, a Home Economics teacher at Lakes District Secondary in Burns Lake, notes...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
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