May 23, 2014
The Income Security Advocacy Centre has created that includes information about why it’s important to vote, how to make sure you can vote, accessible voting for people with disabilities, raising...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Unemployment, Ontario
April 15, 2014
In honour of the first Equal Pay Day in Ontario (Wednesday April 16th), PovNet has collected some news articles and resources for you to read. The gender pay gap has become normalized. Critics often...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, Women, All of Canada
April 14, 2014
The controversial federal program that allows employers to hire non-Canadians continues to grow more quickly than the overall Canadian labour market – through good times and bad, and despite...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, British Columbia, All of Canada
March 19, 2014
Ottawa’s decision to divide P.E.I. into two zones for calculating employment insurance has been called into question. Currently the entire Island is one region for EI purposes. In October, the...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, Prince Edward Island
February 12, 2014
"Recessions are always harder on young workers, but we are nearly five years out from the end of the last recession and there is still no recovery in sight for young workers. For a comparison on the...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, Unemployment, All of Canada
February 3, 2014
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation website has information on employment, welfare, and disability.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Disability, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Government Policy, Unemployment, Welfare, Welfare, British Columbia, Government information
January 28, 2014
Provincial Ombudsperson Kim Carter released today her office’s latest report Time Matters: An Investigation into the BC Employment and Assistance Reconsideration Process. The report identifies that...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, British Columbia
September 10, 2013
Yesterday the Conservative government announced a three year freeze on Employment Insurance premiums for employees and employers by saying that less people are unemployed and collecting EI. Advocates...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, All of Canada
August 19, 2013
"Our enemy is not radical Islam. It is global capitalism. It is a world where the wretched of the earth are forced to bow before the dictates of the marketplace, where children go hungry as global...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Unemployment, Violence, International
EIA Network
July 11, 2013
The Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) Advocates Network was set up to share experience in advocating with people who rely on EIA, to help each other and community members better understand EIA...
Keywords: Online Resource , Unemployment, Welfare, Manitoba, Organizations
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