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Exploring Housing-Induced Poverty among Middle-Income Canadian Households
This report began by exploring the concept of working poverty. It was determined at the outset that while much work had been done on the traditional working poor – that is those low earning “working households” – little ...
Governance in Local Partnerships to Address Homelessness
Organizations working to address the needs of the homeless are under tremendous pressure to serve an increasing number of people with diverse needs. They are also struggling with limited resources and find themselves ...
The Urban Aboriginal Strategy: Community Consultations
The Urban Aboriginal Strategy (UAS) has three broad national priorities that touch on life skills; promoting jobs, training, and entrepreneurship; and providing support for women, children and families. This report ...
Aboriginal Female Lone Parents in Four Cities: Exploring Strengths and Challenges
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2007-01-01)
The research project pertaining to the exploration of the strengths and challenges facing Aboriginal single mothers in four Western Canadian Cities achieves two goals. First, it documents the development of the research ...
Residential back taxes and revitalization: a study of Winnipeg's Spence neighbourhood
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2002-01-01)
The City of Winnipeg considers the Spence neighbourhood a Major Rehabilitation Area. Socio-economic conditions have deteriorated and the number of boarded-up and abandoned homes has increased. Community groups are calling ...
Investigating the Social Capital and Capacity of Older Adults in Rural Manitoba
The report is composed of a review of the literature as well as key findings and recommendations illustrating how seniors are contributing to their communities, the factors that affect their involvement and the barriers ...