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May 14, 2010
York University health researchers produce public primer on who gets sick and why in the report, Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts. They find the primary factors that shape the health...
Keywords: Article , Health, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 13, 2010
The BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development has released a report explaining the decline in the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers caseload. The Ministry claims that the caseload...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Welfare, British Columbia
May 4, 2010
Two earners in a family of four must each make at least $18 an hour to afford basic rent, food, childcare and transportation in metro Vancouver, according to a report by CCPA. New Westminister...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
April 9, 2010
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
April 8, 2010
Initial numbers from the Vancouver homeless count show that there are 12% more homeless people then from 2008 but that the number of people sleeping on the streets has dropped 47%, while the number...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
April 7, 2010
Community Action on Homelessness has released the 2010 Halifax Report Card on Homelessness.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Nova Scotia
April 7, 2010
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Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
March 31, 2010
The BC Liberals are cutting dental support, medical diagnostic equipment, and birth control for the disabled and those on welfare. The $75 monthly Shelter Allowance for people who don’t pay rent will...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, Health, Homelessness, News, Welfare, British Columbia
March 29, 2010
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
March 29, 2010
Hawaii wants to create "safe zones" for homeless people to set up camps.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, United States
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