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Interpreting the data: Key takeaways from Welfare in Canada, 2021

Friday, December 16th, 2022

The data in Welfare in Canada, 2021 reveal five main findings: Welfare incomes were deeply inadequate across Canada: – All households in every province lived in poverty, and the large majority lived in deep poverty… Most jurisdictions did not make substantive increases to already inadequate social assistance benefits… Total welfare incomes increased in a limited number of cases. In most instances, higher inflation in 2021 negated their positive impact.

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Time to thaw out Ontario’s poverty reduction promise

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Mar 28 2011
We’re hoping for progress on four priorities for action articulated by the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction: • Ensure no one falls through the cracks in times of need. • Invest in people, their skills, and their efforts to secure work. • Ensure jobs are a pathway out of poverty. • Create infrastructure for opportunity… But many of the problems that poor Ontarians face can and should be fixed, right now… Ontarians want leadership on poverty reduction.

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