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June 11, 2003
The Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities tabled the report entitled Tax Fairness for Persons With Disabilities. In the report the standing...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
June 11, 2003
"The Canadian Social Welfare Policy Conference is a bilingual national event that has been held biennially since 1982 at different universities in Canada. The purpose of the conference is to advance...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Welfare, All of Canada
June 11, 2003
"The evidence also suggests that low income Canadians use payphones substantially more frequently than others, and are thus more reliant on payphone service than are higher income Canadians. It is...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Utilities, All of Canada
June 11, 2003
The Market Basket Measures (MBM) provides a new perspective on low income as it is based on a specific transparent basket of goods and services. The cost of purchasing this basket of goods and...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 6, 2003
In a long-awaited judgment, the Federal Court of Appeal has upheld the federal employment insurance scheme's rules requiring women to work a certain number of hours, saying it is not a breach of...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, Women, All of Canada
April 26, 2003
In her Report tabled April 8, 2003 in the House of Commons, the Auditor General of Canada, Sheila Fraser, expresses concern over the continued critical shortage of adequate housing for First Nations...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
January 17, 2003
In 2001 Louise Gosselin challenged a cut to the welfare rate in Quebec for "employable" persons between the ages of 18 and 30 from $470 a month to $170 a month. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Welfare, All of Canada
January 17, 2003
The biennial Canadian Social Welfare Policy Conference will be held at the University of Ottawa from June 15 to 17, 2003. The working title for the theme of this year's Conference is "Social...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, All of Canada
January 17, 2003
Statistic Canada has released the the 2001 Low Income Cut-Offs - the 'Poverty Line'. The information can be found in the Canadian Council of Social Development's (CCSD) easy to read table or in the...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
January 17, 2003
Campaign 2000 has released the 2002 Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada (in PDF) and has called on the federal government to adopt three main recommendations as priorities for a social investment...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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