All of Canada

October 8, 2013
A new report by the Wellesley Institute, has found that refugees have faced adverse health effects since the federal government cut health care coverage to claimants in mid-2012. The report, The...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
Families of Sisters in Spirit
September 26, 2013
Two grassroots organizations, No More Silence and Families of Sisters in Spirit, are launching a community-based database of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, compiled by the victims’...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Women, All of Canada
Reimagining Accessibility Challenge
September 24, 2013
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario has launched the Reimagining Accessibility Design Challenge to challenge students to redesign the traditional disability symbol of a wheelchair and create a more...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Disability, All of Canada
September 10, 2013
Yesterday the Conservative government announced a three year freeze on Employment Insurance premiums for employees and employers by saying that less people are unemployed and collecting EI. Advocates...
Keywords: Article , Unemployment, All of Canada
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
July 16, 2013
A paper published by a University of Guelph researcher, who focuses on the history of food in Canada, has found studies conducted after World War Two that researched the effects of malnutrition by...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada
July 8, 2013
There has never been an inquest into the death of a migrant worker under the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program in Canada. In Ontario the Coroners Act provides for mandatory inquests for certain...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada
July 8, 2013
CBC has a multimedia site on prison and indigenous women called, Warehousing Indigenous Women. Currently, indigenous women are the fastest growing prison population and account for 31.9 per cent of...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Prisoners' Rights, Women, All of Canada
Idle No More
June 28, 2013
Idle No More has launched a new website and communications platform to engage people around Sovereignty Summer.
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 27, 2013
This page contains information for Canadians on planning for retirement on a low income. It includes a toolkit of resources, an update page, and a link to a blog about financial literacy. It takes...
Keywords: Online Resource , Guaranteed Income Supplement, low income senior, retiring, Seniors and Elders, Factsheets and FAQs, Ontario, All of Canada
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