Organizations

PIVOT
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
BC Friendship Centre
April 14, 2011
The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada....
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, friendship centres, Indigenous, indigenous, British Columbia, Directories, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
L'R des centres de femmes du Québec
April 14, 2011
"...un lieu essentiel de soutien aux centres de femmes et d’action socio-politique. (...) Ce site vous fournira l’information pertinente concernant L’R et les centres de femmes, les publications...
Keywords: Online Resource , Women, women's centres, Organizations, Québec, Services
BCPIAC
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
CCR
April 8, 2011
The Canadian Council for Refugees is a non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and...
Keywords: Online Resource , immigrant rights, immigrant rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, newcomers, newcomers, refugee reform, refugee reform, refugee rights, refugee rights, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
UBCIC
January 7, 2011
The Union of BC Indian Chiefs has a website containing resources, a research archive, and event listings. About UBCIC One of the main principles of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs is that...
Keywords: Online Resource , aboriginal rights, aboriginal title, Indigenous, indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
The People's Law School
December 9, 2010
The People's Law School of British Columbia provides free and impartial public legal education to many thousands of British Columbians in all walks of life. They offer free, plain-language booklets...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer law, criminal law, disability rights, family law, Legal Info, Multilingual, residential tenancy law, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Manuals and guides, Organizations, Services
People First
December 9, 2010
People First is an organization that was formed because some of the people in our communities felt that they were not considered as people first. They felt that they were talked about, talked to,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Organizations, All of Canada
Public Interest Alberta
December 2, 2010
Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, public interest, public policy, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
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