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Seva Canada Benefit

Sep 10, 2009
3243 West Broadway, 2nd Floor
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 51.4728" N, 123° 10' 36.1812" W
British Columbia CA
Evening featuring a buffet dinner, an organic salad bar, a dessert buffet, and live music from six bands. Partial proceeds go to Seva Canada's sight restoration and blindness prevention programs.
Blog
Sep 1, 2009

Empower women to save the world

Kelly Crichton
Just about everyone working in development projects around the world has known the secret to success for some time -- put women in charge and your chances of a positive outcome are greatly enhanced.
News
Aug 25, 2009

New campaign lets you do the math on income security

Jonah Schein
Despite the provincial government’s promise to reduce poverty in Ontario, there is a deafening silence from our leaders when it comes to the income security programs of last resort for the vulnerable.
Blog
Aug 20, 2009

No room at the inn

Trish Hennessy
Recession is putting the squeeze on renters seeking affordable housing.
News
Jul 22, 2009

Mind the gap: Fixing Canada's EI system

Susan Peters
As the recession affects the working lives of people like Kendra, Ted and Lance, who are excluded from Canada's system of employment insurance, the debate grows. The second in a two-part series.
News
Jul 21, 2009

Mind the gap: Navigating Canada's EI system

Susan Peters
Rising unemployment in the recession has exposed more flaws in Canada's employment insurance system -- like regional disparities and EI's questionable role as an economic stimulus.

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