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November 16, 2009
The Housing Network of Ontario has released a report on community consultations for a Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy in Ontario. This report consolidates recommendations made by many hundreds...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Ontario
November 16, 2009
Over the past year governments, business and non profit sectors, people living in poverty and individual citizens have worked together to create a plan to reduce poverty in New Brunswick....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, New Brunswick
November 10, 2009
Vancouver's oldest social housing complex, Little Mountain is now being demolished. Little Mountain was built in the early 1950's to house the families of homeless and underhoused veterns. In 2008,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
November 4, 2009
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Keywords: Article , News, Technology
November 4, 2009
Below is the Hansard transcript from the November 3rd, 2009 Legislative Assembly about the Legal Aid cuts. LEGAL AID SERVICES L. Krog: Today we've learned that Legal Services' budget is going to be...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
November 3, 2009
The Legal Services Society has announced that they will be closing five legal aid offices in towns across BC and laying off 58 staff members. This is the second time this year LSS has announced...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Legal Aid, Legal aid cuts, News, British Columbia
October 29, 2009
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October 27, 2009
The show RedEye on Co-op radio interviews David Eby about a plan to get the homeless off the streets during the Olympics in February next year.
Keywords: Article , News, British Columbia
October 20, 2009
The Tyee has put together a stunning photo essay on homelessness in Vancouver and struggle for affordable housing over the past two years. They also put together a panel of experts to assess...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Government Policy, Homelessness, News, photo essay, British Columbia
October 1, 2009
According to Stats Canada the number of Canadians receiving regular EI benefits declined in July 2009 which is likely a result of unemployed workers running out of EI benefits without finding a job....
Keywords: Article , News, statistics, Unemployment, British Columbia, All of Canada
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