All of Canada

August 20, 2001
CERA (Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation) is launching a new project called "Women and Housing in Canada: Barriers to Equality" and wants to hear from women in Canada about how their ability...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Women, All of Canada
June 10, 2001
A new book by Jean Swanson, a long time anti-poverty activist with End Legislated Poverty, challenges how people with power and money attack the poor. "I am sure that anyone who has experienced...
Keywords: Article , News, Poorbashing, All of Canada
April 12, 2001
Canada's employment insurance laws are constitutionally unfair to women because, as primary caregivers, it is harder for them to work the hours needed to qualify, a tribunal ruled Thursday. "When a...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, Women, All of Canada
March 30, 2001
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study, Depressing Wages: Why welfare cuts hurt both the welfare and working poor, examines the impact of welfare cuts in the mid-1990s (in PDF), not only on...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
December 7, 2000
Judging Poverty: Using International Human Rights Law to Refine the Scope of the Charter by Bruce Porter of the Charter Committee on Poverty Issues is about whether the Canadian Charter of Rights and...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, Welfare, All of Canada
December 7, 2000
Elections Canada has eased the address requirement so that homeless people were able to vote in the recent federal election. Registered shelters for the homeless were allowed to take a list of...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
September 20, 2000
The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (604) 681-4786, and End Legislated Poverty are launching a postcard campaign to urge Prime Minister Chretien to ensure that provinces do not deduct National the...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Welfare, All of Canada
September 20, 2000
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on July 9, 2000 in Mavis Baker v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration that administrative decisions made on the basis of prejudice against single mothers,...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, News, All of Canada
September 20, 2000
The Canadian Women's March Committee demands that the United Nations and its member states take concrete measures to eliminate poverty and ensure a fair distribution of the planet's wealth between...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Violence, Women, All of Canada
May 11, 2000
The Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security has announced that effective July, 2000, BC Benefits rate increases averaging two percent will combine with higher Canada child tax benefit...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Welfare, All of Canada
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