Québec

April 3, 2004
In what it calls a revolution in the way it deals with poverty, the Quebec government will start offering cash incentives rather than coercion to get welfare recipients into the work force. The...
Keywords: Article , Bilingual, News, Welfare, Québec
February 1, 2004
What are the implications of the Supreme Court of Canada in decision in Gosselin, for future anti-poverty litigation? In an upcoming issue of Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, a case comment by...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, Québec
August 29, 2003
Quebec's government is struggling to keep the cost of Universal Daycare to $5 per day. The government has come up with serval different plans to enable the continuation of the program. However, all...
Keywords: Article , News, Québec
April 24, 2003
"Premier Bernard Landry had poverty on his election campaign agenda Monday, saying his government has one of the best records of fighting poverty in North America." Charest's party would cut $1...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, News, Québec
January 17, 2003
Bill 112, a law drafted by community groups, and designed to cut poverty in half over the next ten years, was passed unanimously by the National Assembly. The new law commits the provincial...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Québec
July 31, 2002
For Immediate Release July 8, 2002 SHERBROOKE, Québec, July 8 /CNW/ - Twelve Sherbrooke organizations are receiving over $1.2 million in federal funding to support projects designed to combat...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Québec
July 31, 2002
$30.2 million allocated to support families and youth in difficulty, improve living conditions, oppose exclusion and help communities to take charge of their destinies For Immediate Release MONTREAL...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Québec
January 18, 2002
A group of seniors in Quebec are a big part of Project Genesis’s Social Action Group, and have spent much of the past few years fighting federal and provincial cutbacks to Medicare funding, medical...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Québec
October 5, 2001
Update: Court date for the challenge was heard October 29, 2001. Updates on The Charter Committee on Poverty Issues (CCPI) Gosselin case as well as the facta of CCPI and the Attorney General of...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, Welfare, Québec
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