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February 11, 2010
Renovated Golden Crown Hotel must allow kicked out tenant to move back in.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
Empty Lots
February 10, 2010
Advocacy and activist organizations in Vancouver are looking for endorsement for the upcoming Olympic Tent Village and rally. The rally will support a tent village that will be linked to Pivot Legal...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
February 9, 2010
As media from around the country and around the world focus on Vancouver and the Winter Olympics, they are publishing stories about poverty, homelessness and protest. See the links below for some of...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
February 8, 2010
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, British Columbia
February 2, 2010
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
February 2, 2010
Independent government tribunal had budget cut as appeals rose 46 per cent.
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
Red Tent Logo
February 2, 2010
A coalition of housing activists are handing out red tents on the streets of Vancouver to pressure the federal government to create a housing strategy. The Red Tent Campaign plans to hand out over...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
February 1, 2010
The City of Ottawa released its poverty reduction strategy, Poverty Affects Us All: A Community Approach to Poverty Reduction. The report includes a recommendation to advocate for increased...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Ontario
February 1, 2010
The Poverty Olympics Torch Relay was launched on January 17th by a group of advocates and activists to draw attention to poverty and anti-poverty struggles around the province. This torch relay is...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, British Columbia
February 1, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed Canadians could see their benefits run out with no job prospects in sight, according to an analysis the Canadian Labour Congress released Monday. Read more: http...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, British Columbia
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