All of Canada

October 6, 2002
A study that finds that some HIV/AIDS patients admitted to St. Paul s Hospital check themselves out early before their treatment is completed, in order to avoid a reduction in their welfare benefits...
Keywords: Article , Health, News, Welfare, All of Canada
October 6, 2002
The current law in Canada governing charities restricts them to using just 10 percent of resources for advocacy. The Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society (IMPACS) project is working to...
Keywords: Article , Bilingual, News, Organizing, All of Canada
October 6, 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
June 8, 2002
Affordable housing was the topic of a debate following Libby Davies' Private Members Bill C-416, an act to provide for adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians, be read the second...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
June 8, 2002
The National Housing and Homelessness Network (NHHN) has issued a statement on which provinces are living up to the agreement signed in November 2001. In that agreement all ten provinces agreed to...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
June 8, 2002
On Her Own: Young Women and Homelessness in Canada is a new report released by Status of Women Canada. It explores the causes, demographics and patterns of homelessness among young women (aged 12 to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
A report entitled Getting it Right for Canadians: The Disability Tax Credit by the Parliamentary Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities has denounced a letter by Canada Customs and...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
The National Council of Welfare's (NCW) March report on welfare Incomes (in HTML) (the 2002 NCW's report can also be downloaded in PDF) found that welfare incomes were still well below the poverty...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
Today, widespread homelessness in Canada is recognized as a national disaster that is both urban and rural and which most dramatically effects women. Despite this, programs and responses to...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Women, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
Canadian Bar Association (CBA) released a study on the Constitutional Right to Legal Aid. The study is entitled Making the Case: the Right to Publicly-Funded Legal Representation in Canada (in PDF)...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, All of Canada
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