Québec

August 18, 2006
June 12, 2002 Vivian Labrie, spokeswoman for a coalition seeking the elimination of poverty QUEBEC (CP) -- The Quebec government introduced legislation Wednesday that would see it spending $1.5...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Québec
August 4, 2006
Dans la Loi sur le soutien du revenu pour assurer la couverture des besoins essentiels de tous en tous. Visitez le site web d'un barème plancher.
Keywords: Article , Français, News, Organizing, Québec
July 6, 2006
During Montreal's summer festival businesses are pressuring the government to remove the city's homeless from the streets. As a result, the local police are handing out more tickets to homeless...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Prisoners' Rights, Québec
May 3, 2006
Quebec's minimum wage increased by 15 cents today. Workers are criticizing this so-called wage "hike" saying that it is not high enough to cover their basic costs of living. See the Montreal Gazette...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, Québec
April 1, 2006
Vivre Saint-Michel en Santé, a community revitalization initiative in the Montreal neighbourhood of Saint-Michel, has created a new offshoot organization to work specifically on projects that will...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Québec
November 3, 2005
Réseau Solidarité Itinérance du Québec (RSIQ) is distributing a petition, of sorts, in the form of a declaration that asserts "By collective responsibility, we also understand that a person is not...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Québec
December 3, 2004
The Liberals put forward a bill whose intent is to provide financially rewards to those individuals on welfare who re-enter the work force or who try to find a job. However, it has been criticized by...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, Québec
October 16, 2004
The Quebec government is cutting welfare payments to those recipents who are young, able bodied and living with their parents. The government says that the cut is a money saving measure and a way to...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, Québec
September 3, 2004
Substance use and homelessness are factors associated with death among street youth in Montreal, according to a study in the August 4 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, News, Violence, Québec
July 5, 2004
Quebec's Liberals suggested that Landlords may have the ability to take welfare checks away from tenants who are benhind on their rent payments. Many people are horrified by this suggestion. Many...
Keywords: Article , News, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Québec
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