Welfare

May 7, 2014
NDP social development critic Michelle Mungall introduced in the legislature on Tuesday a private members bill that she said aims to fight poverty and improve economic realities for needy people. The...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Welfare, British Columbia
May 6, 2014
There has been a recent streak of deadly domestic violence in British Columbia. Women's advocates are calling for greater access to legal aid as some women fear the loss of their children in a court...
Keywords: Article , Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia
February 11, 2014
Yukon Health and Social Services is the department responsible for welfare in the Yukon.
Keywords: Online Resource , Welfare, Government information, Yukon
February 7, 2014
Education, Culture and Employment Home Page is the online site for the ministry responsible for welfare in the Northwest Territories.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Education, Education, Employment, Welfare, Welfare, Northwest Territories, Government information
February 3, 2014
Last year, Waterloo Region's cost-shared spending with the province was cut to $2.5 million from $6 million the year before, a 58-per-cent cut. Politicians agreed to prop up the program temporarily...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Welfare, Ontario
February 3, 2014
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation website has information on employment, welfare, and disability.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Disability, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Government Policy, Unemployment, Welfare, Welfare, British Columbia, Government information
December 20, 2013
The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) has made a positive change to the regulations governing the Request for Reconsideration process. This change will start immediately....
Keywords: Article , Welfare, British Columbia
November 5, 2013
A federal court judge has overturned unilateral changes to social assistance on reserves. The federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development had ordered the Mi'kmaq bands to reduce...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Welfare, New Brunswick, All of Canada
August 21, 2013
An article in this week's Georgia Straight says that several advocacy groups have warned that TransLink’s new Compass fare card could make it impossible for social-service providers to continue to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Poorbashing, Welfare, British Columbia
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
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