All of Canada

June 29, 2005
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention visited Canada and voiced their concerns over Canada's security certificate process where non-citizens are detained based on secret evidence and deported...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
June 19, 2005
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has officially launched the ground-breaking test case that will challenge the constitutional right to civil legal aid in British Columbia. The statement of claim...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, All of Canada
May 21, 2005
Volpe announced new policies for reducing immigrant application times, increasing language exemptions for older immigrants, and increasing the number of visitor visas for relatives. For more details...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, News, All of Canada
May 21, 2005
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Canada issued a press release of the announcement in February 2005 that most spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents...
Keywords: Article , Family, Immigrants and Refugees, News, All of Canada
May 21, 2005
Solidarity Across Borders, a Montreal network of refugee groups, individuals and their allies, is planning a one-week march from Montreal to Ottawa to draw attention to the struggles of refugees and...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, News, Organizing, All of Canada
April 27, 2005
Get Your Vote On is an initiative dedicated to encourage those under 34 to vote: "Because the world is run by those who show up. Because no one will care about our issues if we don't. Because those...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, All of Canada
March 15, 2005
Statistics Canada has release the low income cutoffs (LICOs) for 2003 and low income measures (LIMs) for 2001, before and after tax. LICOs are income thresholds, determined by analysing family...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
March 10, 2005
The federal government will have an estimated $45 billion in surplus over the next three years – money that could significantly reduce poverty and inequalities in Canada and lay to rest overheated...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Housing, News, All of Canada
March 10, 2005
In 1999, Senior Summit, a British Columbia wide gathering of seniors in Vancouver lead to a group of women to form a working group to learn about inequalities in pension for women. From that working...
Keywords: Article , News, Seniors and Elders, Women, All of Canada
March 10, 2005
"Over the last decade, social programs in Canada have been eroded through cuts to budgets and narrowed eligibility rules for benefits & services. Both federal and provincial governments have...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, All of Canada
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