By Sherri Trojan and Anne Makhoul
Informal caregivers make up vast hidden work force in Canada.
Connecting community assets to meet market demands while building lasting livelihoods.
What are the factors causing this trend?
John Stapleton's report explores the rise of disability expenditures
From group members of the Community of Practice - Poverty Reduction from a First Nations, Metis and Inuit Worldview
This is a general library of resources for individuals, groups or organizations that are working with large populations of Indigenous Peoples on collaborative poverty reduction, compiled with the help of members of Vibrant Communities Poverty Reduction from a First Nations, Metis and...
This paper investigates the adequacy of government provision and accountability in delivering social services through an in-depth exploration of income security funding at the national, provincial, and local level in Canada.
A blog from the Wellesley Institute
Collaboration is essential to achieve social assistance reform.
From The Canadian Facts a report about Canada's Social Determinants of Health
An inventory of resources on social inclusion policy including social inclusion plans, policies, articles, web links and more.
An Analysis of Health Care Costs by Income Level
An Educational Resource on Poverty for Grade School Students
The Saskatoon Health Unit has released an educational resource for school-aged students that will broaden students' understanding of local poverty, effects and root causes, relationship to community health and well-being, build empathy for those who are directly affected, and inspire...
Low Wages, No Benefits
Medicare doesn't cover all health benefits in Ontario, leaving families and individuals to cover items like vision care, dental care, and prescriptions through employer health insurance. Wellesley's report documents the gaps in benefits provided by employers, especially for low...
Monthly roundup of social-policy related announcements by the federal government
Caledon Institute Provincial/Territorial Policy Monitor
Caledon Institute Federal Policy Monitor