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April 15, 2015
Challenging CPP & OAS Decisions: Navigating the New SST System for Advocates from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new Social...
Keywords: Online Resource , CPP, CPP appeals, oas, old age security, Pensions, Seniors and Elders, Seniors and Elders, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
April 15, 2015
Challenging EI Decisions: Navigating the New SST System from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new internal reconsideration stage...
Keywords: Online Resource , appeals, EI appeals, Employment Insurance (EI), Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
April 1, 2015
Advocacy groups estimate that there are an estimated 70,000 temporary workers in Canada whose contracts are suppose to end today due to the federal government's changes to the temporary foreign...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
February 4, 2015
The 2015 women's memorial march will take place in many communities across Canada and in the United States on February 14. The first women’s memorial march was held in 1991 in response to the murder...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Organizing, Violence, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada, United States
February 2, 2015
The Supreme Court of Canada handed down an important decision on Friday, affirming that the right to strike is protected under s.2(d) (freedom of association) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
January 28, 2015
In a recent article, Iglika Ivanova, an economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points out that income inequality continues to be a pressing issue for Canadians. Even though there...
Keywords: Article , Media, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 13, 2015
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has just released a report that investigates Canada’s response to missing and murdered indigenous women in British Columbia. The IACHR report...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada, International
December 5, 2014
Food banks are necessary to address the immediate needs of people living with hunger and malnutrition. However, these services can only provide short-term relief for the downstream symptoms of...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
October 21, 2014
From an article by rabble.ca: "When asked why live-in caregivers should be granted landed status upon arrival, Migrante-BC's Jane Ordinario asserted that doing so would allow live-in caregivers to...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
October 7, 2014
Communities, workers, and places of work are all starting to see the benefits of paying a living wage. A living wage is not the same as the minimum wage, which is the legal minimum all employers must...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, All of Canada
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