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Prioritize engagement with the following government departments and system partners. Note that depending on your local community, the departments will differ and the functions may be delivered through varying levels of governments. You should ensure...
Terry Lugaila
INTRODUCTION This report focuses on the fertility and socioeconomic characteristics of mothers in 2001 related to participation in six public assistance programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); food stamps; the Special Supplemental...
The federal government says it will spend $100,000 on a pilot project to track down and help veterans living on the streets of Montreal. Veterans Affairs Minister Greg Thompson made the announcement Tuesday morning at the city’s Café L’...
The study examined eight agencies across Canada that deal with the homeless, and identified key organizational factors that enable the agencies to effectively manage their operations. While there is no one model that applies to all, the role of the...
Carey Doberstein
Homelessness is a systemic public policy problem, involving numerous sectors, institutions and agencies and therefore requires integrated system responses in terms of governance and policy. This chapter responds to the need for a conceptual...
Pierre Fortin, Luc Godbout, Suzie St-Cerny
"The net expense of $ 1.6 billion in Quebec resulted in a positive tax return of 2.4 billion for the two governments, $ 1.7 billion to 0.7 billion to Quebec and Ottawa. In other words, every $ 100 investment from the Government of Quebec [for the...
Scott Bollens
This study examines the extent and types of regional equity efforts that fight poverty, segregation, and place-based inequalities between suburban areas and their central cities. It also looks at the conditions that generate these types of efforts...
Kathryn Edin, Kate Pomper, Heather Koball, Sheila Zedlewski, Sandi Nelson, Tracy Roberts
This study is based on qualitative interviews with 95 extremely poor families (cash income below 50 percent of the federal poverty level) living without employment income or government cash assistance. The interview sample was drawn from a set of...
Answering the question about how much the federal government spends on homelessness should be as simple as summing the total expenditures for homeless assistance programs. Homeless programs, however, do not fit neatly into one federal agency;...
Judith M. Dunlop
Privatization of social welfare services in Canada is promoted by national, provincial, regional and municipal governments through initiatives that emphasize public-private partnerships. Together with encouraging these partnerships as a...
Tom Baker, Joshua Evans
Over the last fifteen years, programs based on ‘housing first’ models have swept to prominence as solutions to homelessness. Such programs serve a small subset of the overall homeless population, namely the ‘chronically’ homeless, offering direct...
Tom Baker, Joshua Evans
Over the last fifteen years, programs based on ‘housing first’ models have swept to prominence as solutions to homelessness. Such programs serve a small subset of the overall homeless population, namely the ‘chronically’ homeless, offering direct...
Chinonso Ekeanyanwu
This research paper focuses on the attempts of the Canadian government to deal with food scarcity in the Indigenous community. Despite the many efforts of the government to make amends with the Indigenous population, they have some of the highest...