Poverty Research

Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
The Dignity Project
March 1, 2011
Many Canadians believe that the poor are themselves responsible for living in poverty, says a new report exploring attitudes on poverty by the Salvation Army. This report launches The Dignity Project...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 26, 2011
Peacock Poverty is a blog written collectively by a group of individuals with experiences of poverty who have joined together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and their...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, lived experience, living in poverty, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 20, 2011
A research project looking at homelessness and affordable housing in the Northwest Territories (NWT) has released a short piece that looks very generally at homelessness among Indigenous people in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Northwest Territories
slaw
January 17, 2011
PovNet has been highlighted on one of the biggest legal blogs in Canada. Slaw is a cooperative Canadian weblog on all things legal. Check out the Slaw blog and the post on PovNet.
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, All of Canada
threeSOURCE
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
January 10, 2011
An article in the Globe and Mail says that poverty is growing in the suburbs of Vancouver especially for newcomers and people of colour.
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Growing inequality
January 4, 2011
Slate magazine put together an interesting series on the growing inequality in the U.S. Timothy Noah kicked off this series by looking at whether race, gender, or the breakdown of the nuclear family...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, United States
January 4, 2011
The Yukon government has released two reports: The Whitehorse Housing Adequacy Study and The Dimensions of Social Inclusion and Social Exclusion in Yukon 2010 report, as part of the creation of the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Yukon
Poverty amid Plenty
December 17, 2010
Poverty Amid Plenty is a slideshow about welfare and poverty in British Columbia created by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). It features interviews with welfare recipients and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Poverty Research, slideshow, video, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
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