British Columbia

January 14, 2015
A report released earlier this week by BC’s auditor general highlights many problems within BC’s provincial prison system. The report found that “lack of attention to performance management,...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
January 13, 2015
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has just released a report that investigates Canada’s response to missing and murdered indigenous women in British Columbia. The IACHR report...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada, International
January 12, 2015
A new report published by the Ministry of Children and Family Development has found that children in foster care are disproportionately accessing income assistance upon turning 19, according to an...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, Government Policy, Welfare, British Columbia
December 15, 2014
The Northern Women's Forum hosted the 12th annual event at Wilson Square in front of the Prince George Courthouse on December 7. Community members donated blankets, socks, gloves, coats and other...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
December 10, 2014
British Columbia is the only province in Canada that does not have a human rights commission. That makes us the weakest province when it comes to fostering human rights awareness and preventing...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, British Columbia
November 24, 2014
British Columbia has the fifth highest child poverty rate in Canada, according to the 2014 Child Poverty Report Card released today by First Call B.C. Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition. This means...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, British Columbia
November 19, 2014
The BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre is assisting a Lower Mainland woman who wants a B.C. Supreme Court judge to overturn a B.C. Legal Services Society decision denying her legal aid. The case...
Keywords: Article , Family, British Columbia
November 5, 2014
This is an interactive and searchable map showing broadband internet availability around BC.
Keywords: Online Resource , digital divide, internet, rural, Technology, British Columbia, General resources
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October 20, 2014
Tenants from Vancouver’s SROs gathered on October 19 for an SRO Tenants’ Convention at the Japanese Hall in the DTES. With an aim to equip tenants with the skills to tackle issues ranging from...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
Disability Alliance BC
September 25, 2014
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) has changed their name to Disability Alliance BC. They also have a new logo and tagline that they hope with speak to the importance of building...
Keywords: Article , Disability, British Columbia
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