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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
April 7, 2014
The federal government has proposed Bill C-24, which would makes immigration to Canada more difficult. Proposed changes include a longer wait for permanent residents before they can apply to be...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
March 27, 2014
Aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the "Sixties Scoop" say it's their turn for reconciliation and are calling for a formal apology from the federal government. Dozens of...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada
March 25, 2014
The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses today released their first pan Canadian annual survey SHELTER VOICES on the state of emergency shelters in Canada. The survey shows...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Women, All of Canada
March 14, 2014
"Groundswell: A Guide to Building Food Security in Rural Communities" is a guide on food security. It contains lots of useful information and links to tools and resources to help you reach out to...
Keywords: Online Resource , food security, Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
March 7, 2014
There are several important articles and websites PovNet would like to share with you on International Women's Day. The first is the "He to She" campaign, a UN Women Campaign that asks men to raise...
Keywords: Article , Women, All of Canada, International
February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, refugee health care, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
February 18, 2014
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Multilingual, Women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
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