Online Resources - Multimedia

September 1, 2015
Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration is a ground-breaking multi-media project documenting nine years of immigration changes by the federal government.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, immigration legislation, General resources, Multimedia, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
April 15, 2015
Challenging EI Decisions: Navigating the New SST System from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new internal reconsideration stage...
Keywords: appeals, EI appeals, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
April 15, 2015
Challenging CPP & OAS Decisions: Navigating the New SST System for Advocates from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new Social...
Keywords: CPP, CPP appeals, oas, old age security, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
February 3, 2014
Some of the sessions at the training session for advocates that were held in November 2002 were videotaped are now online through Working TV. The Front Line Advocacy Workers (FLAW) education...
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Multimedia
September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
July 18, 2013
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has created the Seniors Care Project where they work for policy changes to ensure that BC seniors can age and die with dignity, and to improve conditions for...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Seniors and Elders, seniors policy, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Multimedia, Reports and documents
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
February 26, 2013
The Tyee, has an excellent riding-by-riding map for election issues and action. You can click on a riding for candidate info, fast facts and related Tyee reporting.
Keywords: elections, Government Policy, British Columbia, Multimedia
October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) contains videos of a symposium held by ISAC and the Social Assistance Action Committee in March 2011 on how Ontario Works could be improved.
Keywords: Disability, isac, ontario works, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
Poor No More is a new documentary that will take Canadians on a journey to see first-hand what is being done here and in other countries to reduce and eliminate poverty. The film and the website are...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, poverty, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Between the Lines is a syndicated, half-hour program broadcast from Connecticut, US that provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or...
Keywords: broadcast, Connecticut, Media, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 29, 2011
Homeless Nation is a non-profit endeavor founded by Daniel Cross, a documentary filmmaker whose films deal with social justice and Canada's homeless. In the making of his films "The Street" and "S.P....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Organizing, Multimedia, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
A radical web resource center with extensive news, analysis, articles, and links.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Multimedia, Organizations, International
May 9, 2011
MOSAIC's Debt and Consumer Law project has a media campaign for immigrant and newcomer communities on several topics related to debts and consumer protection. The project has prepared a video in...
Keywords: Arabic, Cantonese, consumer protection, debt, Debt and Consumer Law, Immigrants and Refugees, Korean, Mandarin, newcomers, Persian, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese, Multimedia
March 30, 2011
UNHEARD VOICES was filmed, edited and produced by Mike Yam, and co-produced by Cathy Crowe and Beric German from the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee. It is a film that follows the footsteps and...
Keywords: documentary, homeless people, Homelessness, Toronto, Ontario, Multimedia
March 11, 2011
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights information to help people who have low incomes or face other barriers, such as language or literacy...
Keywords: community workers, community workers, Legal Info (PLEI), public legal education, public legal education, webinar, webinar, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
February 14, 2011
The Remaining Light is a documentary film by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services...
Keywords: Health, senior care, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Multimedia
February 14, 2011
"Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in...
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Indigenous, missing women, Women, women's march, British Columbia, Multimedia
January 7, 2011
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Indigenous, indigenous, Technology, Multimedia, All of Canada
December 17, 2010
Poverty Amid Plenty is a slideshow about welfare and poverty in British Columbia created by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). It features interviews with welfare recipients and...
Keywords: Poverty Research, slideshow, video, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
October 1, 2010
BCCPD has a YouTube channel with a number of helpful videos, including a series on Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP), a long term savings plan for people with disabilities.
Keywords: Disability, people with disabilities, RDSP, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Multimedia
August 13, 2010
W2 is a community media arts centre that is trying to provide a framework for artists, residents and community groups to work together, while exploring new cross-cultural and hybrid art forms.
Keywords: Art and Culture, British Columbia, Multimedia, Organizations
June 29, 2010
A broadcast of stories from survivors which was shared at the National Truth and Reconciliation event in Winnipeg.
Keywords: Indigenous, Multimedia, All of Canada
April 29, 2010
In this podcast, Rebecca Cuttler interviews Pivot lawyer Doug King about the new provincial legislation banning social assistance for people who have outstanding warrants for their arrest.
Keywords: podcast, social assistance, warrants, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
April 29, 2010
Redeye is a 3-hour radio program broadcast live every Saturday morning on Vancouver Cooperative Radio, CFRO 102.7FM. It is produced by an independent media collective at the studios of Coop Radio in...
Keywords: Media, podcast, British Columbia, Multimedia
April 20, 2010
The Media Co-op is a network of member-supported, local, democratic news organizations across Canada. The Halifax Media Co-op publishes news from Nova Scotia's grassroots.
Keywords: independent media, Media, news, Nova Scotia, Multimedia
February 11, 2010
The Media Co-op is a coast-to-coast network of local Media Cooperatives dedicated to providing grassroots, democratic coverage. Keep up to date on what is happening on the streets of Vancouver with...
Keywords: independent media, Media, British Columbia, Multimedia
December 16, 2009
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
December 16, 2009
The Bay Area-based welfareQueens, a project of the POOR News Network, are fighting back against a system that dehumanizes poor mothers—with poetry, theater, and any other media tool they can access.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Welfare, Women, Multimedia, United States
December 16, 2009
The Poor News Network out of the US has a YouTube channel with videos about poor workers, indigenous people and more.
Keywords: Art and Culture, poor, Multimedia, United States
December 15, 2009
This is a report on 23 community mapping sessions that the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) held with about 200 low-income residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood (See...
Keywords: Carnegie Community Centre, community mapping, Downtown Eastside, British Columbia, Multimedia, Reports and documents
November 20, 2009
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
November 18, 2009
Murray Siple's excellent feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North...
Keywords: binners, Disability, film, Homelessness, Media, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Multimedia
October 19, 2009
A video blog that allows homeless people to tell their stories and what it is like to try and survive without a home.
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, Multimedia, United States
October 14, 2008
CLEO offers many text and audio guides on a variety of legal topics. These guides are available in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Simplified Chinese), Somali, Spanish,...
Keywords: Arabic, chinese, CLEO, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, legal info, Legal Research, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Workers' Rights, General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia
October 5, 2008
CITIZENShift is the National Film Board of Canada’s participatory Web platform exploring that explores issues such as poverty through films, photography, articles, blogs and podcasts. This social...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, Multimedia, All of Canada, International