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Poverty and Homelessness

Encyclopedias or Reference Books
Canadian Encyclopedia Online: Poverty
Resources
Magazine, Journal and Newspaper Articles

Using Information Databases, you will find articles published in magazines, newspapers and academic journals that you can’t find using the Internet. All our databases are listed on our website but we recommend you try the ones below first.
*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

See all Information Databases.
EBSCO Host

EBSCO Host searches The Canadian Reference Centre and MasterFILE Premiere with leading Canadian, U.S.and U.K. periodicals in full text(Business Week, Chatelaine, Macleans,Consumer Reports); includes photos, maps & flags.

Ebsco host

*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

Recommended Websites

Canadian Council on Social Development
A non profit organization that provides access to its research and statistics on poverty and social issues.

The Homeless Hub
An online library of information related to homelessness and Canada.  One of the most extensive sources for articles and information on this subject.

Hunger and World Poverty
See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases.