THE ART OF ADVOCACY: A HANDBOOK FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS BY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CANADA AND THE CANADIAN CED NETWORK
The handbook includes useful tips about what you must do before starting an advocacy campaign, creating an effective legislative strategy, writing a letter (includes how to address different, using e-mail as an advocacy tool, meeting with elected officials, participating in government consultations, working with the media and writing a letter to the editor.
A national member-led organization committed to strengthening Canadian communities by creating better economic opportunities and enhancing environmental and social conditions. Their website's "toolbox" has a wealth of searchable information that can be defined by geographical region, covering topics such as communications, fundraising, housing and much more.
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WELFARE (NCW): GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
The Council publishes reports and communicates with the Minister on a wide range of issues involving poverty and social policy. Their website and publications are searchable for reports, fact sheets, press releases, speeches, news media and public statements.