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March 29, 2010
As of June 1, 2010, people with outstanding indictable warrants and arrest warrants under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, are not eligible to receive welfare. A similar regulation was...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Welfare, British Columbia
March 26, 2010
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
March 25, 2010
Keywords: Article , Disability, Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
March 24, 2010
As part of the City of Vancouver's goal to end street homelessness by 2015, the City completed a 24 hour homeless count. The count will provide the City with updated information for staff as they...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
March 23, 2010
From March 22-26, CBC Television, Radio and cbc.ca will explore why so many Manitobans struggle with poverty and how they survive with Not Enough Money.
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, British Columbia
March 16, 2010
The Community Access Program (CAP) has been funding affordable internet access and skills in communities across Canada for the last 16 years. A number of CAP sites have recently received letters from...
Keywords: Article , News, Technology, All of Canada
March 10, 2010
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, has written a report that shows the impact of “mega-events” in the realization of the right to adequate housing. She says, “I am...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, International
March 10, 2010
The BC Labour Relations Board has certified a bargaining unit of more than 70 migrant agriculture workers after a majority of the workers voted to join UFCW Canada Local 1518.
Keywords: Article , News
March 10, 2010
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, Ontario
March 8, 2010
Tens of thousands of people who receive the special diet program may see more money from the governement as a result of a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruling, but poverty activists fear the...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Foodbanks and Food, News, Ontario
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