Income Security for Working-Age Adults in Canada

Income Security for Working-Age Adults in Canada: Let’s consider the model under our nose traces the evolution of income security programs for seniors and children in Canada, looking at patterns to see what we can learn about reforming income security for working-age adults. Click here to download a full copy of the report: http://www.metcalffoundation.com/downloads/Income%20Support%20For%20Adults%20November%2008.pdf

The paper builds upon the recommendations outlined in John’s 2007 Metcalf report, Why is it so tough to get ahead? It also expands upon a framework for income security reform put forward to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Subcommittee on Cities investigating urban poverty (see June 2008 Senate report entitled Poverty, Housing and Homelessness: Issues and Options). Click here to download a full copy of the report: http://www.parl.gc.ca/39/2/parlbus/commbus/senate/com-e/soci-e/rep-e/repfinaljun08-e.pdf

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