Poverty

Poverty

Solving poverty: four cornerstones of a workable national strategy for Canada

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English
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Online
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National Council of Welfare
Publication Date: 
2007

Highlights that Canada is out of step with important developments in preventing and reducing poverty. Looks at anti-poverty strategies in other countries and compares them to Canada, and comes up with four cornerstones.

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National Council of Welfare

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a citizens' advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada on matters of concern to low-income Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
613-957-2961
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ncw@magi.com
Fax Number: 
613-957-0680
Street Address: 
112 Kent St, 9th Fl Place de Ville, Tower B
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0J9

Aging in poverty in canada

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English
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Paper
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National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the issues that impact on the economic vulnerability of seniors and offers recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662690559
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Series: Seniors on the Margins Includes bibliographical references.

HIV and poverty in Canada

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
2005-
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a web site that contains tools, resources and information about HIV and income in Canada.

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Social watch 2005 Canada: divided and distracted: regionalism as obstacle to reducing poverty and inequality

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English
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Author: 
Armine Yalnizyan
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents how recent federal reinvestments in social programs failed to relieve deep poverty in Canada because there was no national unity of purpose about how to use that money.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886274494

What have we learned studying income inequality and population health?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nancy A. Ross
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the relationship between income distribution and health. Reviews the chronology of studies on this subject, explores some of the differences between countries and examines research gaps.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553925084
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Includes bibliographical references.

Solutions that work: fighting poverty in Winnipeg

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jim Silver (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba and Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at poverty in Winnipeg from different perspectives, and produces a layered and textured analysis focusing on solutions to poverty.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1552660214
POVR.S55 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Home sweet home? The impact of poor housing on health

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Alex Marsh
David Gordon
Christina Pantazis
Pauline Heslop
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The Policy Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Bristol, UK

Looks at the impact poor housing has on health, focusing on three main areas: housing deprivation impacts on overall health; the link between overcrowding and respiratory and infectious disease; and, housing deprivation and health in the context of other possible influences on health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1861341768
POVR.M37 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Poverty is not just about income: it's also about assets

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Cynthia Williams
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2005

Argues that failure to see poverty in broader terms leads to policy responses that emphasize income support, responses that do not go far enough to provide a route out of poverty.

Women, poverty, and AIDS: sex, drugs, and structural violence

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Paul Farmer (ed.)
Margaret Connors (ed.)
Janie Simmons (ed.)
Publisher: 
Common Courage Press
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Monroe, ME

Looks at the role of poverty, racism and sexism on women living with HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.A25 1996
ISBN 1567510744
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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