All of Canada

September 30, 2011
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the federal government's appeal of an exemption which has allowed Insite, a supervised injection site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, to operate. PHS...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Health, Legal Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
September 28, 2011
Earlier this year the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report entitled, "The Cost of Poverty in BC." With the publication this morning of the National Council of Welfare's report...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, All of Canada
September 8, 2011
Recently, Mark Horvath, the blogger/filmmaker behind invisiblepeople.tv, visited Toronto to document the lives of its homeless residents. Mark usually resides in Los Angeles, but he left California...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada, International
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 22, 2011
Food prices are rising globally, but how is that affecting the cost of basic items in Canadian grocery stores? Common Front for Social Justice has released data collected in New Brunswick showing the...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, New Brunswick, All of Canada
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
August 15, 2011
According to Warren Buffett, he and his mega-rich friends are not paying enough taxes. He's asking the US Congress to increase taxes for the wealthy to pay for gaps in the budget. His recent comments...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Organizing, All of Canada, International
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
June 15, 2011
Compared to the Canadian-born, immigrants are under-represented among Canada’s homeless population, when their decline in economic wellbeing is considered alongside their relative absence in homeless...
Keywords: Online Resource , hidden homelessness, Homelessness, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration, residential crowding, Reports and documents, All of Canada
June 15, 2011
Many Canadian families are finding it difficult to make ends meet even when they work long hours. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reported that Canadian families in the bottom half...
Keywords: Online Resource , Housing, living wage, Workers' Rights, Reports and documents, All of Canada
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