All of Canada

January 17, 2003
Health charities issued a news release expressing their outrage at the federal government's proposal to amend the Income Tax Act to further tighten the eligibility criteria for people who have...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
StatsCan's publication, The Daily, recently featured a story regarding the release of family income figures for the year 2000. "After-tax income rose for the fifth straight year in 2000 ... At the...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
"An effective social safety net must address both aspects of poverty, as well as the fact that poor people are not a homogeneous group that can be fitted with a one-size-fits-all solution." Social...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) project, coordinated by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, released its Economic and Fiscal Update. The report forecasts a combined surplus of $27.9...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
A Framework to Improve the Social Union for Canadians (which has come to be known as the Social Union Framework Agreement ) was signed by the Prime Minister and Canada's Premiers, except for the...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
Not everyone may realize that governments in Canada are obligated to ensure that everyone has adequate housing. However, Canada is a signatory to international human rights treaties that oblige...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
National Housing Day is November 22, 2002 and the National Housing and Homelessness Network (NHHN) is encouraging people to get involved. The NHHN's website and the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Organizing, All of Canada
October 30, 2002
Download the study by EKOS Research Associates, Tracking the Dual Digital Divide (in PDF), tracks updates on general access levels to the internet, and who's still not online. It also discusses...
Keywords: Article , News, Technology, All of Canada
October 30, 2002
The federal government has failed in its pledge to reduce hunger and poverty as more and more Canadians must turn to food banks across the country to feed their families. The 2002 HungerCount Report...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
October 6, 2002
The United Way's publication A Decade of Decline not only analyzes the changes in financial wellbeing of Torontonians through the level of household income, the rate of poverty, the depth of poverty...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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