Welfare

Welfare

Welfare: far from well

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Doucette
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, On

This article explores the topic of women and social assistance. Gives statistics regarding the feminization of poverty,  points to the barriers within the system to achieve full social and economic participation of all women. 

Achieving health for all: the epp report

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
DArcy McKillop Farlow
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines The Epp Report. Discuses the proposed movement from the individual model. Illustrates the value of the report in terms of health promotion and health strategies.

National Council of Welfare

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a citizens' advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada on matters of concern to low-income Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
613-957-2961
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ncw@magi.com
Fax Number: 
613-957-0680
Street Address: 
112 Kent St, 9th Fl Place de Ville, Tower B
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0J9

Are wage supplements the answer to the problems of the working poor?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Andrew Jackson
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines different recommendations and finds wage supplements can play useful supporting roles in assisting the working poor, but should not be seen as the centerpiece of a new social architecture.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886274990
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Includes bibliographical references.

Survival strategies: women on employment support & income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their key recommendations for

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rene Ross
Lucille Harper
Bernadette MacDonald
Louise Smith MacDonald
Publisher: 
Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Pictou County Women's Centre and Every Woman's Centre, Sydney
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Nova Scotia

Examines the experiences of women living in poverty and the ways current ESIA policies are impacting their daily lives. Details their priorities for change.

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Struggling to survive: women on employment support and income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their priority areas for

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rene Ross
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Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Pictou County Women's Centre and Every Woman's Centre, Sydney
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Nova Scotia

Outlines priority areas identified by women living in poverty to help them gain meaningful employment, provide for their families, and live a life independent of the ESIA.

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Strengthening the Canada Social Transfer

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Shelagh Day
Gwen Brodsky
Publisher: 
Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that new ways of ensuring that social programs comply with human rights norms, including appropriate accountability mechanisms, are needed.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1897159048

"If welfare owns you, you can't do nothing": life on social assistance in New Brunswick

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English
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Online
Author: 
Ysabel Provencher
Chantal Bourassa
Publisher: 
Université de Moncton, School of Social Work, Action Research Laboratory
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Moncton, NB

Details the reality of Francophone social assistance recipients in New Brunswick.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and social assistance policy in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Savarese
Bonnie Morton
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a gendered analysis of changes in income assistance policies and a description of advocacy services and the barriers women face in asserting their rights to income security.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973504897
PWHCE POVR.S28 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Don't we count as people? Saskatchewan social welfare policy and women's health

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Mildred Kerr
Debbie Frost
Diane Bignell
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that explored how women's health is affected by the policies governing social assistance benefits in Saskatchewan.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
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