Canada Social Report – Social Assistance Summaries, 2015 edition

Posted on March 7, 2016 in Social Security Delivery System –
March 07, 2016

With the help of provincial and territorial government contacts from across the country, we have updated the Social Assistance Summaries with 2015 data. Individual reports from the provinces and territories are now ready for download. At the time of release, Nunavut figures were not available. A combined report that includes all 12 summaries will be posted in the near future.

Link to National Council of Welfare “Welfare Reports” < >.

After releasing the 2014 edition of Welfare in Canada, we received inquiries about the 1989-2009 Welfare Reports, published by the now disbanded National Council of Welfare. See the archived reports.

Federal, Provincial/Territorial Statistical Agencies
Statistics Canada’s data offerings include links to the country’s 13 provincial and territorial economic and social statistics agencies. We have added an easy access Statistics Canada link < > to these agencies in our “In the News” area.

Public Policy Forum paper: Improving access to capital for Canada’s First Nation communities
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Published in February 2016 and now posted to the Indigenous Peoples area of the Canada Social Report, this report synthesizes the findings of the Public Policy Forum’s 2015 roundtable series on access to capital for First Nation people in Canada. It points to practical reforms that could form the basis of a First Nations investment action plan.
[Photo credit: Stan Wesley]

Provincial/Territorial and Federal Policy Monitors, February 2016 < >.
The latest edition of these social policy announcement summaries is available as individual reports. Each entry is also entered into a database, searchable by jurisdiction and category.

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