Canada-wide - Poverty research

Prepared by Mary E. Marrone for the Poverty Law Advocates Network of Canada March 29, 2006 INTRODUCTION This paper was commissioned by a steering committee comprised of poverty law advocates from...
Keywords: Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLANC, poverty law, Poverty Research, All of Canada
Canada Without Poverty has an online library of important poverty related research papers, anti-poverty plans, alternative budgets, human rights reports and more.
Keywords: poverty research, Poverty Research, All of Canada
In a recent article, Iglika Ivanova, an economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points out that income inequality continues to be a pressing issue for Canadians. Even though there...
Keywords: Media, Poverty Research, All of Canada
Press Project is a project of the Broadbent Institute is a daily roundup of news and progressive analysis.
Keywords: analysis, inequality, news, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Board of Directors at Canada Without Poverty (CWP) is made up of individuals from all over Canada who have lived experience of poverty. The experiences of their board help CWP to understand the...
Keywords: Poverty Research, All of Canada
An interesting article posted on the Carnegie Community Action Project blog. In “Challenging the rhetoric of stigmatization: the benefits of concentrated poverty in Toronto’s Regent Park”, Martine...
Keywords: Housing, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The federal Justice Department has chopped $1.2 million from its research budget, and is tightening control to ensure future legal research is better aligned with the government’s agenda. Previous...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Tax Statistics website, provided by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Revenue Canada), is full of information and is easy to navigate. Le site web des Statistiques sur le revenu, fournissait par...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, tax, All of Canada
Statistics Canada, the information branch of the federal government, is a useful resource for advocates doing research on the facts and figures of poverty. Statistique Canada, le bureau encharge d'...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, All of Canada
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: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, All of Canada
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: Poverty Research, Technology, All of Canada
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: Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
The Canadian Human Rights Commission has released a report that documents the impact of poor conditions on the daily lives of Aboriginal people. The report, Equality Rights Data Report on Aboriginal...
Keywords: Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
This paper, Poverty as a Human Rights Violation by Vincent Greason, explores how six provincial anti-poverty strategies are remarkably similar in spite of the fact that they address differing socio-...
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, All of Canada
A year ago the Conservative government eliminated the budget of the National Council of Welfare (NCW). Since 1969, the NCW has provided welfare and poverty statistics, fact-based social policy...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
The blog for the Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has an interesting article comparing the poverty reduction strategies for Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia. Twelve years ago, the two...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Newfoundland, All of Canada
As part of the Federal Budget, the Tories have eliminated the National Council of Welfare (NCW). This shocking news will impact on many, not the least will be those who relied on NCW reports in anti...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
In 2009, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government changed the contents of the official citizenship guide that is given to all recent immigrants. The new version contained a lot more military history...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) by noon on January 3rd, the first official working day of the year, Canada's Elite 100 CEOs (the 100 highest paid CEOs of companies...
Keywords: Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 2011 marks 22 years since the House of Commons adopted an all-party resolution to end child poverty in Canada. Today, Campaign 2000 has released its 20th National Report Card on Child/Family...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Poverty Research, All of Canada