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January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
January 11, 2013
The Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative is a joint initiative of The City of Calgary and the United Way of Calgary to develop a long-term community-based strategy to significantly reduce poverty in...
Keywords: Alberta, poverty reduction, poverty reduction campaigns, Campaigns and initiatives
November 21, 2012
An updated directory of shelters in Metro Vancouver.
Keywords: shelter directory, shelter list, shelter map, British Columbia, Directories
October 22, 2012
Poverty Free Saskatchewan (PFS) is a network of individuals, organizations, governments and businesses working toward poverty elimination. PFS recognizes there have been anti-poverty groups working...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Saskatchewan
August 8, 2012
BCCPD's Workbook, Going to the CPP Disability Review Tribunal, is designed to help people whose Canada Pension Plan disability benefits application and Reconsideration Request have been denied, and...
Keywords: Canadian Pension Plan, CPP, CPP disability, review tribunal, self-help, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
July 18, 2012
Nova Scotia Family Law's website offers information relating to the law, processes, and services that make up family law in Nova Scotia. It can help you understand your family law issue and will...
Keywords: family law, legal aid, Nova Scotia, Organizations, Services
July 11, 2012
This website addresses the legal needs of youth by providing information about their legal rights. The site helps youth understand how laws apply to them and where they can get help. Topics include:...
Keywords: crime, driving, family breakup, work, youth rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Gateways, Manuals and guides
June 25, 2012
The new Family Law Act fully came into force on March 18, 2013. For more information, please see the legislative update provided on the Ministry of Justice website:
Keywords: family law, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
May 24, 2012
The Richmond Low Income Resource Directory has a full list of services for low income people in Richmond.
Keywords: low income services, Richmond, British Columbia, Directories
May 24, 2012
The Richmond Poverty Response Committee (RPRC) is a group of community volunteers representing the faith community, community organizations, local social services, and members of the public –...
Keywords: Organizing, Richmond, British Columbia, Organizations
May 23, 2012
Access Williams Lake and Area is a free, regularly updated directory connecting residents of Williams Lake with a wide variety of resources including advocacy, crisis services, health, disability,...
Keywords: Williams Lake, British Columbia, Directories
April 20, 2012
The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will...
Keywords: Alberta, Blogs, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues
April 11, 2012
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has been formed to create a national movement to end homelessness in Canada from the community up.
Keywords: Homelessness, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
March 21, 2012
The federal and provincial government offer programs that can help you repay your Canada-B.C. integrated student loans. Some are debt management programs designed for people having difficulty making...
Keywords: debt relief, student loans, British Columbia, Government information
March 15, 2012
Legal Help for British Columbians is a guide for non-legal professionals in British Columbia to learn where to direct clients when legal problems occur. It can also be used directly by those seeking...
Keywords: legal help, British Columbia, Directories
March 6, 2012
This website is a portal, or clearinghouse, of Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI) resources and information for those who are working with and for the migrant workers in the Province of...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Info (PLEI), migrant workers, migrant workers, PLEI, PLEI, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Gateways
February 28, 2012
Sources Community Resource Centres is a community-based non-profit agency dedicated to supporting the needs of children, youth and families, persons with disabilities, and seniors that reside...
Keywords: Delta, Langley, surrey, White Rock, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
February 28, 2012, was created by the Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry, seeks to create awareness of the prevalence of mental illness and provide information and resources for individuals and...
Keywords: anxiety, dementia, Mental Health, mental illness, suicide, Nova Scotia, Organizations
February 17, 2012
The goals of the Portal include collaboration, open communication and the sharing of experiences, tools & resources including key documents such as policies, plans, etc. created by First Nations...
Keywords: Case studies, First Nations communities and organizations, Indigenous, Templates, British Columbia, Directories, Gateways, General resources
January 25, 2012
The Disability Alliance of BC (formaly The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities) have some of their most requested publications on self-help, CPP, disability benefits, and health available in...
Keywords: chinese, CPP, developmental disability, HIV/AIDS, Punjabli, self-help, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Manuals and guides