Education

November 15, 2006
The Nova Scotia government has announced that 50 individuals a year will be able to receive welfare while attending post secondary education. The program will fund any gaps between an individual's...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, Welfare, Nova Scotia
June 7, 2006
"New evidence suggests that adult learning and raising literacy skills have the potential to significantly improve the economic wellbeing of those with relatively low initial education and skills...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, All of Canada
April 1, 2006
A report by of the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation’s program of analysis for the Self-Sufficiency Project (SSP) sponsored by the federal Department of Human Resources and Skills...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, Welfare, All of Canada
February 11, 2006
A report provides evidence of Ontario children being humiliated if unable to pay their school fees. The report argues that these fees are not only difficult on low income families, but are also...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, News, Ontario
February 8, 2006
A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and Simon Fraser University (SFU), A Path Out of Poverty (in PDF), indicates the province must invest in education programs for low-...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, British Columbia
February 9, 2001
Humanities 101 is a program for low-income people who have been denied access to university education in the past. The program exposes people who would like to learn about the liberal arts such as...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, British Columbia
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