All of Canada

January 10, 2014
A Georgia Straight article by Trish Garner, a community organizer for the B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition, describes donations as a common response to poverty. She states that giving to charities...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Government Policy, British Columbia, All of Canada
January 9, 2014
Canada Without Poverty has compiled Poverty Progress Profiles for each province, which look at the current status of poverty, plan development and implementation or organizational appeals for a plan...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, Reports and documents, All of Canada
December 20, 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down the Criminal Code provisions relating to prostitution including living off avails of prostitution, operating a bawdy house, and communicating in public for...
Keywords: Article , Women, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
December 17, 2013
Two senior Conservative cabinet ministers have come out with remarks recently that show ignorance and disregard for people living in poverty. Last week Industry Minister James Moore was asked about...
Keywords: Article , Poorbashing, All of Canada
Child Report Card
November 27, 2013
Yesterday Campaign 2000 along with their provincial partners including First Call BC, released their annual child poverty report cards. 1 in 7 children in Canada are poor, and the rate is actually...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, British Columbia, All of Canada
November 22, 2013
This is an excellent new decision from the Federal Court of Appeal on antedating an EI claim, especially for farmworkers. "Antedating" means backdating the application so that additional hours can be...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
Better Legal Information Handbook
November 12, 2013
Available on Clicklaw, this handbook produced by the Community Legal Education Ontario provides tips and tools for community workers who produce legal information for the public. It covers knowing...
Keywords: Online Resource , advocates, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, All of Canada
November 7, 2013
According to a newest Statscan survey on Internet use there is a huge link between household income and internet use. According to Statscan, 62% of people in the poorest households use the internet...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Technology, All of Canada
November 5, 2013
A federal court judge has overturned unilateral changes to social assistance on reserves. The federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development had ordered the Mi'kmaq bands to reduce...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Welfare, New Brunswick, All of Canada
November 5, 2013
The Indigenous Nationhood Movement (INM) is a peoples’ movement for Indigenous nationhood, resurgence, and decolonization.
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
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