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October 2, 2005
Campaign 2000's brief to the Standing Committee on Finance pre-Budget consultation urges changes to the child tax credit, the minimum wage, early childhood education, and post-secondary education...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
October 2, 2005
As increasing engery costs are becoming a large strain on the poor, the National Anti-Poverty Organiztion (NAPO) is calling government, at all levels, to take action. The NAPO is concerned that...
Keywords: Article , News, Utilities, All of Canada
October 2, 2005
The federal government's current budgetary process is leaving women behind. A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Women, All of Canada
October 2, 2005
Recently revised, the National Council of Welfare's "Welfare Incomes 2004" (a 125 page report) is the latest annual update on welfare in each province and territory. It estimates welfare incomes for...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
September 4, 2005
"A newborn child, just because she happens to be born female, is more likely to grow up to be poor as an adult. Women form the majority of the poor in Canada. One in seven (2.4 million ) Canadian...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, All of Canada
September 2, 2005
In Left Behind: Low-Paid Workers in Canada (in PDF), Ron Saunders, Director of Canadian Policy Research Network (CPRN), profiles those who work full-time for less than $10 an hour [full-time students...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
June 29, 2005
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy has released commentary on the proposals in the 2005 federal Budget that will help reduce costs, primarily through the disability tax credit and the medical...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
June 29, 2005
WE*ACT has put together a position paper on senior women living in poverty called: Pensions in Canada: Policy Reform because Woman Matter (in PDF). The Vancouver City Council recently voted to add...
Keywords: Article , News, Seniors and Elders, Women, All of Canada
June 29, 2005
This summer a writer and activist from Montreal is travelling across Canada and visiting various indigenous communities. He is recording how different nations have current threats to their very...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, All of Canada
June 29, 2005
The National Council of Welfare has published a report that states that governments in Canada need to provide adequate funding to welfare programs and to end the "clawback" of child benefits to low...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
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