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January 23, 2005
The Canadian Association of Food Banks submission to the Standing Committee on Finance Hunger in Canada: The Federal Role in the Social Contract (in PDF) includes, among others, a recommendation that...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
January 23, 2005
The Technical Advisory Committee was appointed in April 2003 by the Minister of Finance and the Minister of National Revenue to address issues related to tax measures benefiting persons with...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, All of Canada
January 23, 2005
"Standing Committee on Human Resources and Skills Develomenet, Social Development and Status of Persons with Disabilities submitted a report to the Federal Parliament with 8 recommendations that...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
The National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) has made a number of recommendations to the Federal Standing Committee on Finance in the pre-budget consultations. A housing strategy, National Child...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
Campaign 2000 has released the 2004 Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada. Entitled One Million Too Many: Implementing Solutions to Child Poverty in Canada (in PDF), this 12 page report states: "On...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) will release the 2005 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) in February of 2005 but a preliminary statement represents the current thinking of AFB...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
The issue of poverty must be placed onto the agendas of governments because, as the findings in the Hunger Count 2004 survey indicate, hunger, poverty and health are inextricably linked. The 2004...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
"Four out of five homeless Canadians don't live on the street. They live in cars. They find temporary beds in church basements or abandoned buildings. They sleep on somebody's couch. They are...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
Despite its important contribution to Canada’s social and economic policy goals, housing has become a policy orphan. In this December 2004 report, Housing is Good Social Policy (in PDF), Tom Carter...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
October 16, 2004
The annual Hunger Count report revealed that the amount of people using food banks has greatly increased in the last year. Many people using the food banks are employed, but low income earners. The...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
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