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https://vimeo.com/4153703 Accesible, high-quality care for seniors : this issue touches everyone at some point in their lives — seniors receiving health services, people caring for aging relatives, anyone who worries about what their own life will be like when they grow old. Carla talks about the challenges of helping seniors as a home support worker.
On March 12, 2009, in the aftermath of Canada's Prime Minister proroguing Parliament to subvert the formation of a coalition government, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation co-hosted a one-day conference on the very idea of forming and sustaining coalition governments. The conference was entitled ' Till Elections Do Us Part: What Makes a Government Coalition Work?' and hosted academics and members of parliament from Germany, the Netherlands, and Canada.
https://vimeo.com/3593782 This is the first chapter from a narrated video slideshow about British Columbia’s welfare system. View the rest of the slideshow here: http://vimeo.com/channels/welfare.
https://vimeo.com/3346138 This is the first chapter in a narrated slideshow about poverty in British Columbia and what we can do about it. View the rest of the slideshow here: http://vimeo.com/channels/bcpovertyreduction.
https://vimeo.com/3670682 Matthew, who receives disability benefits through British Columbia's welfare program, shares his thoughts about why it is so important to look after people when they hit tough times. This video is part of a slideshow about welfare (or social assistance) and poverty in British Columbia, Canada. Watch the full slideshow here. Video by Goh Iromoto.
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https://vimeo.com/3670669 Judy Graves is a housing advocate with the City of Vancouver in BC, Canada. Judy talks about why welfare (or social assistance) is so important -- and not just to people who find themselves going through a rough time. This video is part of a slideshow about welfare (or social assistance) and poverty in British Columbia, Canada. Watch the full slideshow here. Video by Goh Iromoto.
Erna Calingasan talks about the struggle to get by working two low-wage jobs. Part of a video series by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives about poverty in British Columbia, Canada. Video by Goh Iromoto.