Welfare in Canada update now available

Posted on November 14, 2019 in Social Security Delivery System


Maytree.com – Policy & Insights
Nov. 13, 2019.

Today, Maytree is releasing the latest Welfare in Canada report showing the total income households on social assistance would have received in 2018 (i.e., their income from social assistance alongside tax credits and child benefits).

The report looks at how welfare incomes varied across every province and territory for four example households in 2018:

Using data provided by provincial and territorial government officials, the report describes the components of welfare incomes, how they have changed from previous years, and how they compared to low income thresholds.

Key findings:


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