Poverty Research

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
November 29, 2002
StatsCan's publication, The Daily, recently featured a story regarding the release of family income figures for the year 2000. "After-tax income rose for the fifth straight year in 2000 ... At the...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
"An effective social safety net must address both aspects of poverty, as well as the fact that poor people are not a homogeneous group that can be fitted with a one-size-fits-all solution." Social...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
A Framework to Improve the Social Union for Canadians (which has come to be known as the Social Union Framework Agreement ) was signed by the Prime Minister and Canada's Premiers, except for the...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
October 7, 2002
The United Way's publication A Decade of Decline not only analyzes the changes in financial wellbeing of Torontonians through the level of household income, the rate of poverty, the depth of poverty...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
June 9, 2002
Young people raised in the poorest neighbourhoods of Canada's biggest city fare about the same as those from suburban, middle-class neighbourhoods in terms of income and education, a new federal...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, Ontario
December 6, 2001
A position paper published in October 2001 by the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) gives the CCSD's perspective on poverty lines, with recommendations to Statistics Canada and the...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
March 30, 2001
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study, Depressing Wages: Why welfare cuts hurt both the welfare and working poor, examines the impact of welfare cuts in the mid-1990s (in PDF), not only on...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Inequality in private market income has been growing steadily since the early 1970s. The publication of The Growing Gap, prepared by the Centre for Social Justice, highlighted that trend, and drawn...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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