Family

May 21, 2005
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Canada issued a press release of the announcement in February 2005 that most spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents...
Keywords: Article , Family, Immigrants and Refugees, News, All of Canada
January 23, 2005
The latest issue of the newsletter of the B.C. Institute Against Family Violence focuses on the connection between family violence and homelessness from a variety of communities - women, youth,...
Keywords: Article , Family, Homelessness, News, Violence, British Columbia
July 5, 2004
The Ontario Employment Standards Amendment Act (Family Medical Leave) 2004, will provide up to eight weeks of job-protected leave for employees who wish to take time off work to provide care or...
Keywords: Article , Family, Health, News, Workers' Rights, Ontario
March 15, 2004
Statistics Canada has released the low income cutoffs (LICOs) for 2003 and low income measures (LIMs) for 2001, before and after tax. LICOs are income thresholds, determined by analysing family...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
January 5, 2004
Manitoba will stop clawing back the National Child Benefit Supplement from individuals on social assistance. The changes, including details of improvements in basic income assistance rates, were...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Welfare, Manitoba
October 11, 2003
"My kids are supposed to grow up healthy yet I can't even afford to buy them food." A report by the Community Nutritionists Council of BC and Dietitians of Canada - BC Region, a low income family...
Keywords: Article , Family, Foodbanks and Food, News, British Columbia
August 26, 2003
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC has produced a report on child and family poverty in BC for the B.C. Federation of Labour. The report A Path to Poverty: A Review of Child and Family...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Poverty Research, British Columbia
November 29, 2002
StatsCan's publication, The Daily, recently featured a story regarding the release of family income figures for the year 2000. "After-tax income rose for the fifth straight year in 2000 ... At the...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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