Poverty Research

September 27, 2011
There are two sides to the debate over child poverty in British Columbia. According to the well-funded researchers at the Fraser Institute, the problem is exaggerated, but despite attempts such as...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, Family, Poverty Research, British Columbia
August 31, 2011
Poverty in Canada has been updated by author Dennis Raphael. With the original foreword by Jack Layton and an updated foreword by Rob Rainer, the book's second edition contains new data and a new...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Human Rights, Poverty Research, All of Canada
August 3, 2011
Prince Edward Island Community Services, Seniors and Labour minister Janice Sherry is asking islanders for feedback on the recently released paper on poverty reduction entitled, "Preventing and...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Prince Edward Island
August 3, 2011
Canada Without Poverty (http://www.cwp-csp.ca/) has a new look and new content on their website. The press release on their updated website is found here.
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Technology, All of Canada
The Cost of Poverty
July 14, 2011
A new report, The Cost of Poverty in BC and the accompanying short video, released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, reveal the cost of poverty in BC to be twice the anticipated cost of...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, British Columbia
June 29, 2011
A new report by the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives shows that in 2010 the richest 20% of households paid a lower total tax rate than the rest of us. “Most people probably assume that the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia
June 27, 2011
Action to End Poverty in Alberta, coordinated by the Alberta Inter-City Forum on Social Policy, has been campaigning for a provincial anti-poverty strategy. Visit their website for more information,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, anti-poverty strategy, Poverty Research, provincial poverty reduction plan, Campaigns and initiatives
June 17, 2011
The Statistics Canada data on the number of Albertans whose income falls below the Market Basket Measure of low income was released June 15th, 2011. The Edmonton Social Planning Council news release...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Housing, Poverty Research, Workers' Rights
June 1, 2011
Richard Shillington is a social policy researcher. His site has many publications and reports on poverty and social policy.
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Poverty Research, All of Canada, Research and education
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
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