World Vision has been working in Canada to improve the quality of life for children in low-income families, families that are new to Canada and Aboriginal families. There are three reporta attached that outline the difference they have made in Canada. Their website also provides information about their global programs.
PovNet is an online database of different resources, poverty action advocates and government information. The website includes information on how to apply for EI, social housing, etc. It also includes links to government information, research and general information about poverty.
Keeping the Promise is an advocacy group that's goals is to end child poverty - on their website, they have a specfiic section for Indigenous child poverty. This section includes an explanation of systemic disadvantage, explaining how reconciliation is possible and also includes resources for both students and teachers.
The Canadian Human Rights Commission published a 2013 report stating that Aboriginal people are often disadvantaged and face more discrimination. The report states that many Aboriginal women do not seek justice for fear of retaliation by those who are discriminating against them. The report also states that the federal government needs to call an inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and then goes on to state that overall, Aboriginal people are disadvantaged compared to their non-Aboriginal counterparts in almost every sector.
The Native Women's Association of Canada strives to better the lives of Indigenous women, girls and their families through advocacy and policy work. Some of their main areas of interest are: education, health, justice, violence protection and human rights. Their website explains the issues within each area - for example, the high numbers of Aboriginal women in prison is listed under justice. They provide documents and resources on how change can be achieved.
The First Nations Information Connection provides a free online database on topics relating to First Nations communities.
The YOUCAN website provides leadership resources for youth and educators on non-violent conflict resolution to improve community relations. The website also offers publications of how programs by YOUCAN have been making change in their communities.
The Students Commission: Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement connects young people with training, networking with other youth and youth organizations, and opportunities to develop change within their communities.
Taking Action is a youth-led project by Aboriginal communities across Canada that explores healthy sexuality, structural inequalities, and culture. The youth learn about HIV and create artwork to share with their communities as a form of health promotion.
The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples' National Youth Council provide Aboriginal Youth living off reserve a voice within the congress and will try their best to assist youth to locate necessary resources. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples have also launched an Aboriginal Youth campaign for civic engagement along with a toolkit called Find your Voice.