All of Canada

October 16, 2004
From a report by Amnesty International: "Social and economic marginalization of indigenous women, including some government policies, have pushed indigenous women into "extreme poverty, homelessness...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Violence, Women, All of Canada
October 16, 2004
This year marks the 5th anniversary of National Housing Day. On November 22nd communities across the country will host events, drawing attention to the dire need for affordable social housing. The...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Organizing, All of Canada
September 3, 2004
The number of people on welfare jumped in the wake of the recession of the early 1990s, then fell sharply during the rest of the decade, according to a new study examining social assistance. StatCan'...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
July 5, 2004
A review by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives "argues that Canada has followed the United States in welfare programming, and has blended the United States model with ideology borrowed from...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
July 5, 2004
The Centres of Excellence for Women’s Health recently released the final report from a two-year study on the health of rural, remote and Northern women. The report is the largest qualitative study...
Keywords: Article , Health, News, Women, All of Canada
May 5, 2004
The National Council of Welfare (NCW) is a citizens' advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada on matters of concern to low-income Canadians. A new report Income for Living...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
May 3, 2004
"A report by Statistics Canada says many people in low-paying jobs can't find better work. The study found about half of those paid the minimum wage or less in 1996 were faring no better five years...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
April 30, 2004
A new National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) report (in PDF)(Link removed - No longer exists) on women who are homeless is based on interviews with 46 women who self-identified as homeless in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
April 30, 2004
"The poverty rate among Aboriginal peoples in the country’s 12 largest cities is between twice and four times the rate for non-Aboriginal people. More than 50 per cent of Aboriginal children live in...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, All of Canada
April 30, 2004
A new National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) report (in PDF)(Link removed - No longer exists) on women who are homeless is based on interviews with 46 women who self-identified as homeless in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
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