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- December 30, 2007
* The Three Cities within Toronto: “a city of disparities” (Centre For Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto) - December 20
* Empty Spaces on Pantry Shelves: Food Insecurity in a Nation of Wealth and more
(Vanier Institute of the Family) - December 21

* Ottawa's Kindness Meters : So Wrong on So Many Levels (Susan Scruton) - December 17
* Closure of the Canadian Health Network - March 2008
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, October 2007 - December 21
--- Canada's population estimates, third quarter 2007 - December 19
--- Study: Work stress and job performance - December 19
--- Study: Returning to work after childbirth, 1983 to 2004 - December 19
--- Consumer Price Index, November 2007 - December 18
--- Study: Long-term productivity growth in manufacturing in Canada and the United States, 1961 to 2003 - December 18
--- Employment Insurance, October 2007
- December 18
--- Leading indicators, November 2007 - December 18

* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs

* CRINMAIL 943/944 - 20/27 December 2007 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- December 16, 2007
* National Rental Vacancy Rate Unchanged from October 2006 at 2.6 per cent (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) - December 13
* Canada's rich taxed less than in the U.S and should pay more: Study (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - December 12
* Nova Scotia Department of Community Services - new website
* What's New from the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women:
--- Integrating the voices of low-income women into policy discussions on the Canada Social Transfer (August 2007)
--- Women’s experiences of social programs for people with low incomes - 2007
*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- National balance sheet accounts, third quarter 2007 - December 14
--- Canada's international investment position, third quarter 2007
- December 12
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), second quarter 2007 - December 12
--- Provincial and territorial government finance: Assets and liabilities, March 31, 2006
- December 11
--- Census Snapshots of Canada - Population (Age and sex)
--- Census Snapshots of Canada -
Families
* More financial assistance in Canada for refugees than for old age pensioners? - No! (Internet Urban Legend)
* New from Nova Scotia Community Services:
--- Career Seek: Help [for welfare clients] to Attend Post-secondary Programs - Revised to December 5
--- New Child and Youth Strategy Released - December 3
* British Columbia : What's new from the Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance:
--- welfare payments via government debit cards? - December 6
--- 2006-2007 Annual Report of the Minister's Council on Employment for Persons with Disabilities
--- 2006/07 Annual Service Plan Report
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (Toronto) - December 14
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Income inequality hits record levels in the U.S. (Center on Budget Policy and Priorities) - December 14
* New York City to Lead Country in Remaking Poverty Gauge (City Limits) - November 19
*
Merry Sweatshop Christmas from Wal-Mart! (National Labor Committee - New York) - December 12
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content, various sources
--- Welfare expenditure Australia 2005-06 - Posted 13-12
--- Putting children first: improving responses to family homelessness - Posted 13-12
--- What are low ability workers to do when unskilled jobs disappear? - Posted 13-12
--- Working hours: a global comparison - Posted 09-12
*
CRINMAIL - Special Edition on the 'World Fit for Children' Follow-Up Event (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN) - December 12

- December 9, 2007
* Why is it so tough to get ahead? How our tangled social programs pathologize the transition to self-reliance (Metcalf Foundation - John Stapleton) - November 2007
* Ontario welfare history (from Open Policy - John Stapleton)
--- The [1932] Campbell report: The origins of modern public assistance in Ontario - 2005
(John Stapleton)
--- Coming of age in a man’s world : The life, times and wisdom of Dorothea Crittenden
- January 2007
(John Stapleton)
*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, November 2007 - December 7
--- Satellite account of non-profit institutions and volunteering, 1997 to 2004 - December 7
--- Fixed assets, 2007 - December 5
--- Performance of Canada's youth in science, reading and mathematics, 2006 - December 5
--- Study: Canadian Health Measures Survey - December 5
---2006 Census: Immigration, citizenship, language, mobility and migration - December 4
--- Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2006 - December 3
* Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada 2006 - July 2007 '(Childcare Resource and Research Unit, University of Toronto) (Posted December 7)
* A Safer Haven: Innovations for Improving Social Housing in Canada (Canadian Policy Research Networks) - December 6
* National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (December 6) + 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence
* Liberal Women’s Caucus Releases Pink Book II - December 5
* Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada report shows who gets hurt most by housing crisis - November 21
* Ontario Throne Speech (Nov. 29) and housing (Michael Shapcott, The Wellesley Institute Blog) - November 30

*
Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
* Reconciling Work and Family Life: Findings for Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) - November 29
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content:
--- Australia's welfare 2007 - Posted 06-12
--- Housing occupancy and costs, Australia, 2005-06 - Posted 05-12
--- Adult literacy and life skills survey, summary results, Australia - Posted 05-12
--- The wellbeing of Australians: carer health and wellbeing - Posted 03-12
--- The financial impact of welfare targeting in public housing - Posted 03-12-2007
* PovertyNet Newsletter (World Bank)
* CRINMAIL (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- December 2, 2007
* National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (December 6) + 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence
* The Homeless Hub (Canadian homelessness resources)
* Atkinson Foundation E-Bulletin (Atkinson Charitable Foundation) - November 30, 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Canadian economic accounts, third quarter 2007 and September 2007 - November 30
--- Study: Impact of literacy on earnings for native-born Canadians - November 30
--- Canada's balance of international payments, third quarter 2007
- November 29
--- Canada's population by age and sex
- November 29
--- Employment Insurance, September 2007 - November 27
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, September 2007 - November 27
--- Pensions and retirement savings of families - November 26
--- Depression at work - November 26
* Interview : Chretien dodges blame for homelessness while he was Prime Minister (The Georgia Strait) - November 29
* John Richards on “Tough Love” and Poverty (Commentary by Andrew Jackson, Canadian Labour Congress) - November 28
* [Yukon] Proposed Social Assistance Reforms Announced (Health and Social Services) - November 28
* The Cost of Eating in BC 2007 Report (Dieticians of Canada) - November 28
* Toronto United Way poverty report reveals 1 in 4 families struggling in poverty - November 26

* 2007 Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada
+ 2007 child poverty reports for BC-AB-MB-NB-NS (Campaign 2000) - November 26
* The role of family and government financial supports in helping Canadian workers avoid poverty (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - October 2007
* [New Brunswick] What's new from the Common Front for Social Justice:
--- No Difference between the previous and current government in fighting poverty - October 2007
--- United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
--- Social assistance : a life of misery for many
* Addressing the Falling Fortunes of Young Children and their Families: A Community Building Approach (Campaign 2000)
*
Women shut out of Employment Insurance: Study (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 22
* Online Reference Tools: Social Justice (University of Guelph Library)
* Low paid work still widespread in Canada (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - November 19
* Canadian Blogs
*
Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Reconciling Work and Family Life: Findings for Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) - November 29
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- November 25, 2007
* Release of 2007 Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada (Campaign 2000) - November 26, 10am
* Child Care Act passes second vote (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - November 23
* Tabling of Canada's Performance Reports 2006-2007 (Government of Canada) - November 23
* National Housing Day - November 22
* A Review of the Old Age Security Program (Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - November 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Growth in real income in Canada and the United States, 1980 to 2006 - November 22
--- Residential care facilities, 2005/2006 - November 22
--- Adult and youth correctional services: Key indicators, 2005/2006 - November 21
--- Study: Postsecondary enrolment trends to 2031 - November 21
* What's new from the Fraser Institute:
--- Corporate Welfare: A $144 billion addiction - November 2007
--- Government Lovers: Paid by Canadian Governments and Taxpayers - November 2007

* National Child Day : Canada failing many kids, says report (Canadian Union of Public Employees / UNICEF) - November 20
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- November 23
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content
* November 20, 22 - CRINMAIL 934, 935 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- November 18, 2007
* Three-Year Impacts of the Community Employment Innovation Project (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation) - November 16
* Making the Connections: Using Public Reporting to Track the Progress on Child Care Services in Canada (Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada) - November 16
* Liberal Anti- Poverty Plan reactions (Relentlessly Progressive Economics / Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - November 15
*
What's new from the Canadian Council on Social Development - November 15:
---Stats & Facts: Economic Security
--- Jason Mogus on the Web
--- CCSD’s annual report for 2006-2007
--- Jordan’s Principle
* Housing and Homelessness : announcements and events in 2006 and 2007 (Caledon Institute of Social Policy)
* Big box buying spree adds urgency to national child care debate (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - November 15
* Toronto: Hungry City>Make Your Mark! (Daily Bread Food Bank Blog)
* McGuinty can learn from success of Britain's Blair (War on Poverty - Toronto Star series) - October 31
* 2006-2007 Annual Report (Saskatchewan Community Resources)
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Registered apprenticeship training programs, 2005 - November 15
--- Leading indicators / Current economic conditions - November 14
---
Work stress among health care providers - November 13
* The debate over Canada's poverty line (CBC News Online) - November 12

* Growing credit debt is crushing Canadians: study (Credit Canada / Capital One) - November 13
* British Columbia : 'Welfare to Work' Didn't Work, BC Libs sat on own report showing no real gains. (TheTyee.ca
) - November 12
* News Releases from Status of Women Canada:
--- Government of Canada Announces New Call for Proposals for Women's Projects - November 1
--- The Government of Canada Supports Women Through the Transition 55 Project - November 8

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - November 16
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Selected content from CERC Bulletin N°140 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - November 12
--- (U.S.) Consumption and income poverty for those 65 and over - September 2007
--- (U.K.) Measuring poverty in Britain as a multi-dimensional concept : 1991 to 2003 - 2007
--- (U.S.) A profile of the working poor : 2005 (2007)
--- (France) Services for the homeless: A report for the European Commission (2007)
--- (Europe) Approaches to flexicurity : EU models (2007)
--- (Sweden) Strategic competition in Swedish local spending on childcare, schooling and care for the elderly (October 2007)

*
Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content:
--- Dynamics of work-limitation and work in Australia - Posted 15-11
--- Election 2007: Family policy - Posted 15-11
--- Election 2007: Indigenous policy - unfinished business - Posted 15-11
--- Public housing: shifting client profiles and public housing revenues - Posted 15-11
--- Health at a glance 2007: OECD indicators - Posted 15-11
--- Challenges in health and health care for Australia - Posted 13-11
--- The coming crisis of Medicare: What the Intergenerational Reports should say, but don’t, about health and ageing - Posted 09-11
* November 15, 2007 - CRINMAIL 933 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)
* Evidence of climate change : 'unequivocal' or "vapours"? (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) - November 17, 18

- November 11, 2007
* Veterans Week 2007 (Veterans Affairs Canada) - November 5-11, 2007
* Stéphane Dion unveils Liberal poverty-slashing strategy
(Liberal Party of Canada) - November 9
* HungerCount 2007 (Canadian Association of Food Banks) - November 8
* Eroding Tax Fairness : Tax Incidence in Canada, 1990 to 2005 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 8
* Saskatchewan Party wins majority government (CBC) - November 7
* The Welfare of Canadian Children : It’s Our Business (Child Welfare League of Canada ) - October 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Provincial and territorial economic accounts, 2003 to 2006 - November 8
--- Registered retirement savings plan contributions, 2006 - November 8
--- Savers, investors and investment income, 2006 - November 6
--- Study: Assessing the use of government services online, 2005 - November 5
--- Labour Force Survey, October - November 2
--- Charitable donors, 2006 - November 1
* What's new from Human Resources and Social Development Canada in October/November :
--- New Horizons for Seniors Program - now accepting applications for funding
--- Education Savings Community Outreach
* Resources
for Ontario Tenants

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - November 9
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.S. Election 2008 : Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity (Annie E. Casey Foundation & The Eos Foundation ) - October 30

*
Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing : Selected recent content
--- Dentistry, deprivation and poverty - Posted 07-11-2007
--- Inequality in oral health in Australia - Posted 07-11-2007
--- Too big to ignore - A report on future issues for Australian women's housing 2006-2025 - Posted 07-11-2007
--- America on the edge: The US housing crisis and interest rates - Posted 07-11-2007
* 8 November 2007 - CRINMAIL 931 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- November 4, 2007
* Alberta : Standing Still in a Booming Economy : Finding Solutions for Low Income Working Households (Edmonton Social Planning Council) - October 31
* Northwest Territories : Income Assistance / Income Security updates - August/September 2007
* Economic Statement 2007: Strong Leadership. A Better Canada (Department of Finance Canada) - October 30
* October 2007 Report of the Auditor General of Canada - October 30
* New Brunswick : Poverty in a land of plenty (Straight Goods) - October 30
* Ontario : Why the McGuinty Liberals will not reduce poverty (rabble.ca) - October 29
* Canada Pension Plan Remains Strong for the Benefit of Canadian Seniors (Department of Finance Canada) - October 29

* Urban Poverty 2007 (Canadian Council on Social Development) - updated October 18
* The Shock Doctrine : Naomi Klein speaks about her new book (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - September 5

* Child Care in Canada: The Federal Role (Library of Parliament Virtual Library) - Revised April 2007
* A Primer on Federal Social Security Contributions (Library of Parliament Virtual Library) - August 27

* Tax Freedom Day: A Cause for Celebration or Consternation? (Library of Parliament Virtual Library) - September 2006
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - November 2
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Most Low-Income Parents Are Employed
(National Center for Children in Poverty) - November 2007
* International minimum wage resources (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - October 29
* CERC Bulletin N°139 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - October 29
--- Chicken and egg : Child poverty and educational inequalities
---Disability and caring among families with children : Family employment and poverty characteristics
--- Improving the refundable child tax credit : An important step toward reducing child poverty
--- Light year : Hard work ! Assessing the impact of poverty
--- Change, choice and cash in social care policies : Some lessons from comparing childcare and elder care

* Sweden : Homelessness - multiple faces, multiple responsibilities (Ministry of Health and Social Affairs) - November 1
* 1 November 2007 - CRINMAIL 929 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- October 28, 2007
* Release of The Fiscal Monitor (Department of Finance Canada) - October 26
* Social Housing in Canada : We Can Do Better (Canadian Policy Research Networks)
- October 25
* From the Toronto Star:
---
Dubious victory in war on poverty - October 24
--- Canada's social policy imperatives - October 23

* What's New from the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC - October 23:
--- BC Child Care - Not For Sale
---
Hindsight from Australia - Foresight for BC

* UN to Canada: Take action on housing, homelessness! (Wellesley Institute Blog) - October 22
* Federal throne speech Tuesday: Three questions
(Wellesley Institute Blog)
- October 14
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, August 2007 - October 26
--- Employment Insurance, August 2007 - October 23
--- Adult criminal court statistics, 2005/2006
- October 23
--- Youth court statistics, 2005/2006 - October 23

*
Manitoba removes welfare-to-work barriers, fights poverty with jobs (Family Services and Housing + Competitiveness, Training and Trade) - October 17
* Québec : Bilan de la troisième année de la Lutte contre la pauvreté (Emploi et Solidarité sociale Québec) - le 17 octobre
* Saskatchewan Provincial Election 2007 - November 7

* Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits - historical resources (Parliamentary Research Branch) - May 2002
* It's official: federal Tory government no longer NEW! (Canada.com) - October 25

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - October 26
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Human Rights Education Associates
* 25 October 2007 - CRINMAIL 927 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- October 21, 2007
* From the Toronto Star:
--- Provincial officials vow to move quickly on plan to provide dental care to the working poor - October 20
--- The Prosperity Gap : Why poverty threatens us all
- October 20
--- 'Big-box' daycare coming to Canada - October 20

* Reducing Poverty: What has Worked, and What Should Come Next (C.D. Howe Institute) - October 17
* Does anybody really know how many Torontonians rely on food banks? (Macleans Magazine) - October 17
* Save Low Income Housing Coalition - Vancouver
* L'inégalité de revenu au Québec 1979-2004 (Institut de la statistique du Québec) - 2 octobre
* Twelve recent reports on panhandling (Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg) - June to September 2007
* International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 2007 - October 17
* Speech from the Throne (Government of Canada) - October 16

*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Consumer Price Index, September 2007 - October 19
--- Current economic conditions - October 19
--- University tuition fees, 2007/2008 - October 18
--- Homicides, 2006 - October 18
--- Victim services, 2005/2006 - October 16
* Freezing university fees doesn't help low-income students (The Globe and Mail) - October 16
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- October 19
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*
U.S. - Improving Work Supports : Closing the financial gap for low-wage workers and their families (Agenda for Shared Prosperity - Economic Policy Institute) - October 2
* Bridging the Gaps: A Picture of How Work Supports Work in Ten States (U.S.) (Center for Economic and Policy Research) - October 2007
* A child rights approach to child poverty : a discussion paper (Eurochild) - September 2007
* 18 October 2007 - CRINMAIL 925 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- October 14, 2007
* British Columbia: Province Expands Homeless Shelters, Housing Supports - October 12
* Ontario Provincial Election and Referendum : New momentum in poverty battle (The Toronto Star) - October 12
* Nova Scotia : Government to Hold Poverty Reduction Consultations- October 10
* British Columbia: Outcomes of those Leaving Assistance (Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance) - February 2007, posted online October/07
* Canada Revenue Agency launches consultations with small and rural charities - October 9
* Women and the Canada Social Transfer: Securing the Social Union (Status of Women Canada) - March 2007
* The Street Health Report 2007 (Street Health - Toronto) - September 2007
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- October 12
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* 11 October 2007 - CRINMAIL 923 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- October 7 , 2007
* (Toronto Star) Ontario Provincial Election
and Referendum - October 10
--- Fight to end poverty a hard sell - October 6
--- Highlights of Party Platforms
--- McGuinty vows targets in bid to cut poverty levels - October 2
--- Pros and cons of MMP (Mixed MemberProportional) - October 1
--- Electoral reform a backward step - September 30

* What's new from Finance Canada:
--- Draft Legislative Proposals to Implement the Registered Disability Savings Plan
- October 2
--- Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes to Implement Remaining Budget 2007 Tax Measures
- October 2
--- With the Legislation unveiled, it is time to be heard (John Stapleton) - October 6
* Saskatchewan : Minimum Wage Increase Announced (Saskatchewan Labour) - October 3
* Reducing Work-Life Conflict: What Works and What Doesn't (Health Canada) - October 2007
* New [passport] guarantor policy in effect (Passport Canada)- October 1
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2006 - October 3
--- Study: Birth outcomes by neighbourhood income and recent immigration in Toronto, 1996 to 2001 - October 2
* Lost in the Shuffle : The Impact of Homelessness on Children's Education in Toronto (Community Social Planning Council of Toronto) - October 1
* What's New from The Tyee (BC):
--- Wages (British Columbia) - August-October 2007
--- Ending Poverty : Five easy steps towards a just society - September 4

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- October 5
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The impact of minimum wage increases on single mothers (U.S.) (Employment Policies Institute) - September 2007
* 4 October 2007 - CRINMAIL 921 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)

- September 30, 2007
* All governments have a duty to tear down walls of poverty (The Toronto Star) - September 16
* The Tiger that Roared Across Alberta (TD Economics) - September 2007
* Ontario Provincial Election and Referendum - October 10
* Election 2007 - Northwest Territories (Oct. 1) / Newfoundland and Labrador (Oct. 9)
* Brigit's Notes, September 2007 (Canadian Women's Health Network)
* Working to End Energy Poverty in Ontario: Lobby Tool Kit (Low-Income Energy Network) - September 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:

--- Gross domestic product by industry, July 2007 - September 28
--- Canada's population estimates, as of July 1, 2007 - September 27
--- High-income Canadians - September 24
--- Spending patterns in Canada and the U.S. - September 24
* Manitoba : Provincial welfare rates debated (Portage Daily Graphic - Portage la Prairie, Manitoba) - September 25
* Nova Scotia :
How to reduce poverty? Begin by knocking down barriers (The ChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax) - September 26
* UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - September 2007
* Assembly of First Nations Applauds Anti-Poverty Strategy for First Nations Children and Youth - September 18
* Market forces advance prospects for women in the workforce (TD Economics) - September 25
* British Columbia : Welfare Rates Still Suck / BC “Boom” going Bust for People (The Columbia Journal)
- September 2007
* Manitoba : Including Low-Income Women with Children: Program and Policy Directions (Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence) - September 12

* Canada's Record on Children's Rights (Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children) - September 2007
* Petition for a National Children's Commissioner (UNICEF Canada)
* Summoned to Stewardship: Make poverty reduction a collective legacy (Campaign 2000) - September 2007
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- September 28
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Wrong Direction: One Out of Three Americans Are Uninsured (Families USA) - September 2007
* Americans, Canadians Concerned About Poverty (Angus Reid Global Monitor) - September 6
* 27 September 2007 - CRINMAIL 919 (Child Rights Information Network - CRIN)
* Links to newsletters from the U.K. and Australia...

- September 23, 2007
* First Nations, Métis and Inuit Children and Youth: Time to Act (National Council of Welfare) - September 18
* British Columbia / Ontario : Contracting social services a risky bet : Huge U.S. firm taking over back-to-work programs for the disabled (Victoria Times Colonist) - September 21
*
Manitoba government urged to raise welfare rates (CBC Manitoba) - September 21
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Births, 2005 - September 21
--- Study: Why most university students are women, 2003 - September 20
--- Consumer Price Index, August 2007 - September 19
--- Leading indicators, August 2007 - September 19
--- Census Snapshot of Canada — Urbanization - September 18
--- Study: Delayed transitions of young adults, 1971 to 2001 - September 18
--- Study: Re-accreditation and the occupations of immigrant doctors and engineers, 2001 - September 18
--- Canada's international transactions in securities, July 2007 - September 17
--- National balance sheet accounts, second quarter 2007 - September 17
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), First quarter 2007 - September 13
--- Back to school, September 2007 - September 13
--- 2006 Census: Families, marital status, households and dwelling characteristics - September 12
--- Study: Canada's immigrant labour market, 2006 - September 10
* [Children's rights:] A Response to the Final Report, Children: The Silenced Citizens (Persons Against Ritual Abuse) - August 17
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- September 21
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.K. : Working on welfare (CentreForum) - September 2007
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent postings:
--- Revitalising health reform - time to act: discussion paper - September 19
--- The taxation of couples - September 19
--- Take a bow, Brian Howe - September 17
--- Affordability is about renters, too - September 14
--- Supporting the housing of people with complex needs - September 14
* Day of General Discussion 2007: Resources for the Rights of the Child - responsibility of States (UN Committee on the Rights of the Child) - September 21

- September 16 - no newsletter - visiting friends in Beautiful BC!

- September 9, 2007
* Ontario Provincial Election and Referendum Day (Elections Ontario) - October 10
* Ontario Liberals vow $45M for low-income dental plan (September 5) --- Ontario NDP calls for public dental plan (July 11)
* A '25-and-5' goal to fight poverty (The Toronto Star) - September 4
* Community Social Planning Council of Toronto - September 2007 Newsletter
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, August 2007 - September 7
--- Study: Female employment in the core public administration, 2006 -
September 4
* Colour of Poverty (Ontario) - New website - September 4
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU- University of Toronto)
- September 7
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Congressional Hearings on (U.S.) poverty and social welfare policy (Committee on Ways and Means (U.S. House of Representatives) - 2007
* Recent Work on Standard Budgets in the United States, Canada, Britain and Australia (Gordon M. Fisher, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services) - January 2007
* Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2007 (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services) - July 2007
*
Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership (Institute for Policy Studies) - August 2007
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
* CRINMAIL #913 (Child Rights Information Network) - September 6
* FreeFullText.com - free online scholarly journals

- September 2, 2007
* New from Human Resources and Social Development Canada:
--- Pan-Canadian Study of First Year College Students: Report 1 - Student Characteristics and the College Experience
- August 2007
--- A Study of Poverty and Working Poverty among Recent Immigrants to Canada
- July 2007
--- The Well-Being of Canada’s Young Children: Government of Canada Report 2006
- May 2007
--- Early Childhood Development Activities and Expenditures: Government of Canada Report 2004-2005 and 2005-2006
- June 2007
--- Early Learning and Child Care Activities and Expenditures: Government of Canada Report 2004-2005 and 2005-2006
- June 2007
---
Call for proposals for Education Savings Community Outreach
--- Addressing the challenges and opportunities of aging in Canada
- July 2007
* New from the Saskatchewan Department of Community Resources:
--- Province boosts support for foster families
- August 31
--- Government provides support for housing costs and launches information line - August 29
* Improving the Health of Canadians 2007-2008: Mental Health and Homelessness
(Canadian Institute for Health Information) - August 30
+ Prime Minister launches national Mental Health Commission - August 31
* More recent releases from the Canadian Institute for Health Information - August 28
--- Drug Expenditure in Canada 1985-2006 - Spring 2007
--- Health Indicators, 2007 - May 30
--- Hospital Report 2007: Acute Care - August 24

* New from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Long-term productivity growth in Canada and the United States, 1961 to 2006 - August 28
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, June 2007 - August 28
--- Study: Participation of older workers, 2006 - August 24
--- Study: Public pensions and work, 1995 to 2003- August 24
* National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) launches its new website! - August 24
* Ottawa Street Survival – meeting street survivors of Canada’s capital city (A NAPO affiliate website) - June 29

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU- University of Toronto)
- August 31
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* New from the U.S. Census Bureau - August 28

--- Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2006
--- income, poverty and earnings data from the 2006 American Community Survey
PLUS : analysis/commentary by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute
* A fair go for all Australians: International Comparisons, 2007 (Australia Fair) - August 30
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)

* Ireland can teach [Australia] a thing or two about compassion (The Sydney Morning Herald) - September 1
* Information Service Bulletin n°135 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - September 3

- August 26, 2007 - no newsletter this week - gone fishing...

- August 19, 2007
* 2007 Forum on Social Housing and Homelessness (Ontario) - (Ontario Municipal Social Services Association) --- September 18–20
* Community Social Planning Council of Toronto (CSPC-T) Newsletter - August 2007
* Urban Poverty Project 2007 page updated (Canadian Council on Social Development) - August 9
* Jordan's Principle, governments' paralysis (Canadian Medical Association Journal) - August 14
* Canadian Housing Equality Resources (Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation)

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU- University of Toronto)
- August 17
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Indigenous Health : Saving children's lives is a matter of long-term will
--- Australian social trends, 2007
--- The access card: briefing note
* CRINMAIL #907 - August 16 (Child Rights Information Network)
--- Nigeria: Prisons 'appalling' and mix children with adults [news]
--- Republic of Ireland: Deported autistic boy will suffer 'voodoo child' slurs [news]
--- Canada: Governments failing native children, report says [news]
--- Somalia: Shell-Shocked - Civilians Under Siege in Mogadishu [publication]
--- Africa: Larissa award for service to ending violence against children [call for nominations]
--- Employment - EURONET [internship]

- August 12, 2007
* Canadian Housing Equality Resources (Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation)
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, July 2007 - August 10
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU- University of Toronto)
- August 10
* The Community Tool Box
(University of Kansas)
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* 2007 Child Well-Being Index (Foundation for Child Development - U.S.) - July 17
* Human Rights (National Archives, U.K. Government)
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Indigenous health: Saving children's lives is a matter of long-term will
--- A rising tide? Income inequality, the social safety net and the labour market in Australia
--- Life expectancy, ageing, disability and demand for disability services
--- At home in the world: the moral and political language of homelessness

* CRINMAIL #905 - August 9 (Child Rights Information Network)
---
SOUTH AFRICA: 'No biblical justification' for hitting child [news]
--- UNITED STATES: Bringing A Human Rights Vision to Public Schools [publication]
--- MAURITANIA: Slavery law passed [news]
--- JORDAN: Schools opened to Iraqis [news]
--- INDIA: Youth Leadership Training Camp [event]
--- EMPLOYMENT - ECPAT - Child Rights and You [job postings]
* SiCKO - Michael Moore and National Health Care: Lies of the Left and the Right

- August 5 , 2007
* Enhancing GTA standard of living requires concerted effort: TD Economics (TD Economics) - July 17
* Proposed Ontario poverty reduction strategy doomed to failure? (NOW Magazine - Toronto) - August 2
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU- University of Toronto
) - August 3
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.S. - What's new from The Urban Institute Low-Income Working Families Project:
--- Hard-to-Employ Parents: A Review of Their Characteristics and the Programs Designed to Serve Their Needs - June 2007
--- TANF Policies for the Hard-to-Employ: Understanding State Approaches and Future Directions - July 2007
--- Framework for a New Safety Net for Low-Income Working Families - June 2007

* Investing in Our Children: The U.S. Can Learn From the U.K. (Center for American Progress) - July 30
* U.S. - From Poverty to Prosperity : A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half (Center for American Progress) - April 25, 2007
* Policy Hub Bulletin (U.K.) - July 2007 issue (HM Treasury)
* Costs of children - Australia (Australian Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs) - 2007
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Australian social policy 2006
--- Approaches to evaluation of affordable housing initiatives in Australia
* CRINMAIL #903 - August 2 (Child Rights Information Network)

- July 29, 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, May 2007 - July 26
--- Study: Real gross domestic product and the purchasing power of provincial output
- July 24
--- Employment Insurance, May 2007 - July 24
* Share provincial surplus with poor kids: Steve Kerstetter (The Tyee) - July 23
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.S. - 2007 KIDS COUNT Data Book (Annie E. Casey Foundation) - July 25
* Family homelessness hits 20-year high in NYC (The Wellesley Institute) - July 23
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Understanding the drivers of poverty dynamics in Australian households
--- Family carers and mental illness
--- Ten policy principles for a national system of early childhood education and care (Australia)
--- Australia, France and the United Kingdom: helping youth into the labour market: a community responsibility to maintain social cohesion?

* CRINMAIL #901 (Child Rights Information Network) - July 26

*
Global Knowledge Partnership: Online Interactions

- July 22, 2007
* An Update to TD Economics' 2002 Report on the Greater Toronto Area Economy (TD Economics) - July 17
* Québec : Centre d’étude sur la pauvreté et l’exclusion (English home page) - Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale
* What's new from the Institut de la statistique du Québec
--- Québec Handy Numbers, 2007 edition - May 2007
--- The Life Course of Birth Cohorts and the Elderly: Today and Tomorrow - June 2007

*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Life After the High-tech Downturn: Permanent Layoffs and Earnings Losses of Displaced Workers - July 20
--- Consumer Price Index, June 2007
- July 18
--- Crime Statistics in Canada, 2006 - July 18
--- Leading indicators, June 2007 - July 18
--- 2006 Census: Age and sex - July 17
* Ontario : Prosperity gap weakens province (Toronto Star) - July 16
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Medicaid Resource Book (Kaiser Family Foundation)
* Government Social Research Bulletin (Government of the United Kingdom) - July 19
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources) - July 19
* CRINMAIL
#898 (Child Rights Information Network) - July 17

- July 15, 2007
* A Poverty Reduction Strategy for Ontario (Ontario Campaign 2000) - July 13 + Ontario political parties respond (Toronto Star) - July 14
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Current economic conditions - July 12
--- Work injuries - July 10
* Happy (?) Anniversary, Universal Child Care Plan! (Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Canadian Union of Public Employees)
- July 10
* Old Age Security Rates, July 1 (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - June 2007
* Income-Related Household Food Security in Canada, 2004 (Canadian Community Health Survey, Health Canada)
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - July 12
*
Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* (U.S.)
Snapshots: Health Care Costs - (Kaiser Family Foundation
)

* Study : One in Eight U.S. Households with Infants is Food Insecure (Child Trends) - July 12
* State of World Population 2007 (United Nations Population Fund) - June 27
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)

* CRINMAIL #897 (Child Rights Information Network) - July 12

- July 8, 2007
* $142.5M funding boost for child care in Ontario (Ontario Government) - July 5
* What's new from the Income Security Advocacy Centre (Toronto):
--- Ontario Election 2007
--- The Hands Off! Campaign has ended
--- but ISAC's NCBS Clawback legal challenge continues
--- Ontario Child Benefit
--- 2% increase to social assistance rates
* Women still paying for Paul Martin’s policies (The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) - July 8
* Canadian Labour Online - July 6 issue (Canadian Labour Congress - CLC)
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, June 2007 - July 6
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, April 2007 - July 5
--- Gaining and Losing Literacy Skills Over the Lifecourse - July 6
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - July 6
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.S. --- Release of Interim Final Regulation Implementing The Next Phase Of Welfare Reform (Department of Health and Human Services)
- June 28

* U.S. --- What's new from The Urban Institute:
--- How Have Asset Policies for Cash Welfare and Food Stamps Changed since the 1990s?
- Posted June 28
---
Some Thoughts About New and Old Asset-Promotion Policies - June 14
-- The Changing Role of Welfare in the Lives of Low-Income Families with Children
- Posted: August 30/06
* U.S. --- State Early Childhood Policies (National Center for Children in Poverty)
- May 16
* Luxembourg Income Study : Summer reading list
* OECD and international organisations to develop new approach to measuring progress of societies
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD)
- July 2
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)

--- The contradictions of 'reform'
--- No vagrancy: an examination of the impact of the criminal justice system on people living in poverty in Queensland
--- No home and criminal justice: therein lies the rub

--- Becoming a mother
---
OECD family database
--- Second thoughts on globalisation
* CRINMAIL #895 (Child Rights Information Network) - July 5

- July 1, 2007
* Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Newsletter - July 2007
* Federal funds flowing for fiscal fairness (Department of Finance Canada) - June 28
* Panhandling In Winnipeg: Legislation versus Support Services (Institute of Urban Studies - University of Winnipeg) - May 2007
* What's New from The Daily Food Bank (Toronto):
--- Who's Hungry: 2007 Profile of Hunger in the GTA - June 5
--- Who's Hungry 2007 : Key Statistics - June 5
--- A New Deal to Fight Hunger - June 1
--- Hungry City

* Two days, two reports, two very different worlds (The Wellesley Institute Blog) - June 29
--- Rising Profit Shares, Falling Wage Shares
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - June 28
--- World Wealth Report 2007 (Merrill Lynch / Capgemini) - June 27

*
Homelessness in a growth economy: Canada’s 21st century paradox (Gordon Laird) - June 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Shelters for abused women, 2005/2006 - June 29
--- Canada's population estimates, First quarter 2007 - June 28
--- Employment Insurance, April 2007 - June 26
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, April 2007
---
Canada Food Stats - June 26
--- Study: Investment and long-term growth in labour productivity, 1961 to 2005 - June 25

* Canadian Labour Market and Job Information - various sources
* Brigit's Notes: Women's Health E-bulletin
- June 2007
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - June 29
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Selected content from CERC Bulletin #130 - various sources (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - June 25
---- [U.S.] The changing face of welfare during the Bush administration
--- Income inequality, poverty and social spending in Japan
--- A review of poverty dynamics research in the UK
--- Severe child poverty in the UK
---
[U.S.] Framework for a new safety net for low-income working families

*
Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Growing up in Australia
(Wave 2 of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children)
--- Caring for our health
--- Global report 2006
--- International migration outlook 2007
--- Globalisation, jobs and wages

* CRINMAIL #893 (Child Rights Information Network) - June 28

- June 24, 2007
* National Aboriginal Day - June 21
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- National balance sheet accounts, first quarter 2007 - June 22
--- Perspectives on Labour and Income
(June 2007 online edition) - June 22
--- Pension plans in Canada, as of January 1, 2006 - June 21
--- Leading indicators, May 2007 - June 20
--- Consumer Price Index, May 2007
- June 19
--- Study: Canadians and their non-voting political activity, 2003 - June 19
--- Study: Maternal employment, breastfeeding and health, 1998 to 2003
- June 19
* Annual Report of the Canada Pension Plan 2005-06 (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - May 28
* Making a Strong Canadian Economy Even Stronger (News Release) - Department of Finance Canada - June 20
* Newfoundland and Labrador : Opposition Fails to Understand Poverty Reduction Strategy (Human Resources, Labour and Employment) - June 14
* Ontario : McGuinty Government Helping Build Job Opportunities For People on Social Assistance
(Ministry of Community and Social Services) - June 22
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - June 22
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online:
--- Globalisation, jobs and wages (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) - Posted 21-06-2007
--- Guidelines for the design of remote Indigenous community housing (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute) - Posted 21-06-2007
---
Working Time Arrangements, Australia, Nov 2006 (Australian Bureau of Statistics) - Posted 21-06-2007
--- How Australian families spend their time (Australian Institute of Family Studies) - Posted 21-06-2007
* Child Rights in the European Union + CRINMAIL #891 (Child Rights Information Network)

- June 17, 2007
* Seventh National Child Benefit Progress Report Released (Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services) - May 30
* Ontario Child Benefit - Website launched June 4 (Ministry of Children and Youth Services)

* Federal Finance Minister's letter to CCSD on the Canada Social Transfer (Canadian Council on Social Development)
- May 15 (posted June 14)
* S.O.S. Medicare 2: Looking Forward - Conference (Canadian Health Coalition) - May 3-4
* The Spoils of the Boom: Incomes, profits and poverty in Alberta (Parkland Institute) - June 13
*
Prime Minister Harper announces major reforms to address the backlog of Aboriginal treaty claims - June 12
* Budget Implementation Bill Is Passed in the House of Commons (Department of Finance Canada)
- June 12
* Commission Launches Consultation on Human Rights in Rental Housing (Ontario Human Rights Commission) - May 9
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Labour force projections in Canada, 2006 to 2031 - June 15
---
Study: Persistence of low income among working-aged unattached individuals, 1993 to 2004 - June 15
--- Government finance: Revenue, expenditure and surplus, 2007 - June 14
--- F
oreign control in the Canadian economy, 2005 - June 14
--- General Social Survey: Navigating family transitions, 2006 - June 13
--- Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, first quarter 2007 - June 12
--- Study: Rising education of women and the gender earnings gap, 1981 to 2001 - June 12
* Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services Annual Reports for 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
* 2006 Annual Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario - December 5, 2006
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - June 15
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Improving Access to Education and Training for TANF Participants (U.S.) Center for Law and Social Policy - CLASP) - May 18
* The Money Issue: The Poverty Platform (U.S. Election 2008 coverage - New York Times) - June 10
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources) - June 15
--- Government benefits, taxes and household income, Australia, 2003-04
--- Federal politics: web scrubbing
--- Life risks, life course and social policy
--- What women want

--- Pensions at a glance 2007

* What's new from CERC (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion [CERC, Paris])?
--- "Means-tested benefits website" updated June 14
--- CERC Bulletin #129 sample content (various authors and dates) - June 11
------ The challenge of inequality
------ Does vulnerability create poverty traps?
------ Is the "real" US unemployment rate 13 percent?

------ The European welfare state : Golden achievements, silver prospects
------ Families with children in Britain : Findings from the 2005 families and children study

* CRINMAIL 889 - 14 June 2007 (Child Rights Information Network) - June 14 issue

- June 10, 2007
* Supreme Court of Canada says collective bargaining protected by Charter (Supreme Court of Canada) - June 8
* An Update on Canada’s Two Economies - Implications for Workers and for Monetary Policy
(Andrew Jackson, Canadian Labour Congress) - June 8
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, May 2007 - June 8
--- How Statistics Canada Identifies Aboriginal Peoples - June 7
--- StatCan launches Teacher's Guide to Data Discovery - June 5
*
Mothers under siege - BC (The Georgia Straight) - June 7
* The Family Benefit Packages in Alberta and BC Do Not Measure Up (Institute for Research on Public Policy) - March 7
* Leading the Way: The BC/Alberta economy (Canada West Foundation) - December 2006
* Canada West Foundation survey respondents rate homelessness as high priority - May 25
* The Canadian Immigration System: An Overview (Institute for Research on Public Policy) - March 2007
* Child Health and Safety in Canada, the United States and Mexico (Children in North America Project, Canadian Council on Social Development) - June 4
* First Peoples Child & Family Review - 2007 (First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada) - June 2007
*
Canadian Labour Online - electronic newsletter (Canadian Labour Congress)
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* G8 Summit Heiligendamm - June 6-8 2007
*
Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing - recent content (various sources)
--- Income poverty, subjective poverty and financial stress
--- Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2007
--- Life risks, life course and social policy

*
Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion [CERC, Paris] Bulletin # 128 (May 29) - selected content, various sources
--- [US] A comparison of poverty trends and policy impacts for working families using different poverty indexes - April 2007
--- The economic costs of poverty in the United States : Subsequent effects of children growing up poor
--- Ending child poverty within the European Union ? A review of the 2006-2008 national reports on strategies for social protection and social inclusion - January 2007
--- The intergenerational transmission of poverty in industrialized countries - April 2007
--- Social protection transfers for chronically poor people - February 2007
* 45th Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child - 21 May to 8 June 2007 (Child Rights Information Network)

* PovertyNet Newsletter (World Bank) - May 2007 issue

- June 3, 2007
* Québec : Site du Comité consultatif de lutte contre la pauvreté et l’exclusion sociale (Website of the consultative committee in the strategy against poverty)
*
It's a bad time to be poor (BC) (Straight.com Vancouver) - May 31
* The Feds Are Widening, Not Closing, the Prosperity Gap (Canadian Policy Research Networks) - May 31
*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, March 2007 - June 1
--- Canadian economic accounts, first quarter 2007 and March 2007
- May 31
--- Income of individuals, 2005 - May 31
--- Residential care facilities, 2004/2005 - May 30
* Repairing Canada's Social Safety Net
(Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - May 2007
* Prince Edward Island Provincial Election 2007
- May 28
* Brigit's Notes: Women's Health E-bulletin (Le bloc-notes de Brigit : Babillard électronique) - monthly
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - June 1
*
U.S. Federal minimum wage increase passed May 21 (Poverty Dispatch)
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* World Development Report 2007 (The World Bank) - April 15
*
Policy Hub Bulletin / Government Social Research Bulletin (monthly) - United Kingdom
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing
* CERC Bulletin (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion [CERC] - Paris)
* PovertyNet Newsletter (World Bank)
* Chronic Poverty Updates (Chronic Poverty Research Centre)

- May 27, 2007
* What's new from Nova Scotia Community Services:
--- Report to the Community 2007 - May 18
--- Business Plan 2007-2008 - Department of Community Services - March 23
* Release of the Fiscal Monitor for March 2007 (Department of Finance Canada) - May 25
* Looking-Ahead: A 10-Year Outlook for the Canadian Labour Market (2006-2015) (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - October 2006
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Impact of immigration on labour markets in Canada, Mexico and the United States - May 25
--- Your Guide to Data Sources on Census-related Topics, Census year 2006 - May 24
--- Study: Marital breakdown and subsequent depression, 1994/1995 to 2004/2005 -
May 22
* Network magazine - Spring/summer 2007 issue (Canadian Women's Health Network)
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - May 25
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*World Directory of Think Tanks (National Institute for Research Advancement - Japan )
*
Policy Hub Bulletin / Government Social Research Bulletin (monthly) - United Kingdom
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing
* CERC Bulletin (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion [CERC] - Paris)
* PovertyNet Newsletter (World Bank)
* Chronic Poverty Updates (Chronic Poverty Research Centre)

- May 20, 2007
*
National Seniors Council - Government of Canada
* The Economics of the Minimum Wage (Canadian Labour Congress) - February 5, 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Consumer Price Index, April 2007 - May 17
--- Canadian Economic Observer, May 2007 - May 17
--- 2006 Census of Agriculture: Farm operations and operators - May 16
--- Study: Workaholics and time perception, 2005
- May 15
--- Aboriginal Languages in Canada: Emerging Trends and Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition - May 15

* Canada News Centre - all the news that's fit to post from Canada's New Government
* The Poverty Business (U.S) - May 21/07 issue of Business Week
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - May 18
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Twelve Tribes of American Politics (Beliefnet) - 2006
* CIA: The World Factbook 2007 (Central Intelligence Agency) - May 2007
* Indicators of Welfare Dependence Annual Report to Congress, 2006 (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing

- May 13 , 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, April 2007 - May 11
--- Study: Income inequality and redistribution, 1976 to 2004 - May 11
--- Low Income Cut-offs for 2006 and Low Income Measures for 2005 - May 10
--- Consolidated government finance: Assets and liabilities, March 31, 2005 - May 3
* Talkin’ housing with the Bush man! - May 10
* In Search of a Poverty Strategy (Toronto Star Forum on Poverty) - May 9
* Tracking the Trends: Social Health in Edmonton, 2007 Edition (Edmonton Social Planning Council) - April 12
* State of the World's Mothers 2007: Saving the Lives of Children Under 5 (Save the Children [U.S.-based, international]) - May 8
* Wealthiest 10% in Ontario earn 75 times more than poorest 10% (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - May 7
* Worst is over, best is long gone (Ernie Lightman in The Toronto Star) - May 7
* Newfoundland and Labrador Government Increases Basic Income Support Benefits (NL Human Resources, Labour and Employment) - March 30
* Income Assistance for Post-Secondary Education (Nova Scotia Community Services) - October 26/06
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - May 11
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing

- May 6 , 2007
* Poverty: the missing issue in Manitoba's election (Canadian Dimension magazine) - May 4
* Centre d’étude sur la pauvreté et l’exclusion (Gouvernement du Québec) - Mai 2007
* Auditor General's May 2007 Report tabled in the House of Commons (incl. federal loans and grants for post-secondary education)- May 1
* Canadian Policy Research Networks has a new website! - May 3

* The Cost of Caring: Report on the Consultation on Discrimination on the Basis of Family Status (Ontario Human Rights Commission) - May 2
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Income of Canadians, 2005 - May 3
--- Consolidated government finance: Assets and liabilities, March 31, 2005 - May 3
--- Follow-up Survey of Graduates, 2005 - May 2
--- Education Matters: Insights on education, learning and training in Canada (Vol. 4 No. 1, May 2007) - May 1
--- Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada, 2005 - April 30
* 2006 Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report
(Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - April 2007
*
Resident Landlord and Tenant Law - Ontario (IsThatLegal.ca) - April 2007
*
Housing Again Bulletin, May 2007 issue (Raising the Roof / Housing Again)
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - May 4
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) / Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF) reports (Child Trends Data Bank) - April 2007
* PovertyNet Newsletter #101, April 2007 (World Bank) - May 2
* Bulletin N°126 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion) - April 30
* Policy Hub Bulletin (HM Treasury website - U.K) - April 27
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing
* Visuwords Online Graphic Dictionary

- April 29, 2007
* Effective Implementation of Canada's International Obligations with Respect to the Rights of Children (Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights) - April 2007
*
Release of the Fiscal Monitor for February 2007 (Department of Finance Canada) - April 26
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Mortality, summary list of causes, 2004 - April 27
--- Study: Demographic changes across an urban-to-rural gradient, 1971 to 2001 - April 26
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, February 2007 - April 26
--- Provincial and territorial economic accounts, 2006 - April 25
--- Provincial and Territorial Economic Accounts Review (2006 prelim. estimates)
--- Local government finance: Assets and liabilities, December 31, 2004 - April 25
* Newfoundland and Labrador Budget 2007 - April 26
* Debunking tax myths (Canada Revenue Agency)
* Poverty measurement in Canada (Lars Osberg + CBC In Depth)
* Social Policy Café - launched April 12, 2007 (Havi Echenberg )
* Fifteen studies about human rights and freedoms (Library of Parliament Research Publications)
*
What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - April 27
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Family Child Care in the United States (National Center for Children in Poverty) - April 2007
* Measuring Income and Poverty in the United States (National Center for Children in Poverty) - April 2007
* From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half (U.S.) (Center for American Progress Task Force on Poverty) - April 25
* World Health Organization: The Department of Gender, Women and Health
* Australian Policy Online - Weekly Briefing for April 26

- April 22, 2007
* Women in Canada: Work Chapter Updates (Statistics Canada) - April 20
* What's new on the Wellesley Institute Blog?
--- Policy Network: Essay Collection Released - April 20
--- Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Research Tools - April 19
--- Dying For A Home - April 16
--- Greater Toronto Urban Observatory - April 16
--- Debating housing and homelessness in LA - April 16

* Alberta Budget 2007 - April 19
* Yukon Budget 2007-2008 - April 19
* Raise the Minimum Wage (David Schreck, StrategicThoughts.com) - April 17
* Canadian Consumer Tax Index, 2007 (The Fraser Institute) - April 16
* What's New from Save the Children:

--- Rich countries not meeting 2005 G8 Summit Education Pledges - April 12
--- Child Poverty in America

* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - April 20
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Mollie Orshansky, creator of the American federal poverty line, dies at 91 (New York Times, Dec. 18/06) - April 17
*
The World Bank: An Online Atlas of the Millennium Development Goals

- April 15, 2007
* Report of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Canada's Child Care Spaces Initiative - January 2007 (Posted April 2007)
* Year end review of the economy, 2006 (Statistics Canada) - April 12
* 2007 Prince Edward Island Provincial Budget - April 10
* Spring 2007 Issue of the International Productivity Monitor (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) - April 10
* Four-year action plan to move Manitobans from welfare to work
(Government of Manitoba) - April 10
* National Advisory Council on Aging, R.I.P. - March 5
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - April 13
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Economics of Happiness : We Love to See You Smile (The New Republic - U.S.) - April 10

- April 9, 2007
* The Charter's challenges (funding cuts to the Court Challenges program) - (The Toronto Star) - April 7
* What's New from the Canadian Council on Social Development - April 2007
--- Letter to the Prime Minister - April 5
--- Perception magazine (latest issue) - April 5

* When Working is not enough to Escape Poverty: An Analysis of Canada's Working Poor (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - August 2006
* Ontario’s housing allowance plan violates federal operating principles (Wellesley Institute Blog) - April 5
*
What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Canada at a Glance, 2007 - April 5
--- Labour Force Survey, March 2007 - April 5

* Manitoba Budget 2007 : The Building Budget - April 4
* Literary Review of Canada - April 2007 Issue
* The $1 billion child care cut: province-by-province (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - April 2
* Bill Implementing Budget 2007 Measure Introduced (Department of Finance Canada) - March 29
* Where's Home 2006: A Picture of Housing Needs in Ontario (Cooperative Housing Federation of Canada / Ontario Non-profit Housing Association) - March 14
* Canada's New Government Meets Tories' New Rebel (Dissension in the ranks...) - April 4
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - April 5
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*
The Mismeasure of Poverty: A more accurate index is long overdue ( Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University) - August/September 2006
* U.S. Government Links
* Global Action for Food Security (Centre for World Food Studies [ Netherlands] and International Food Policy Research Institute) - March 2007

- April 1, 2007
*
The Social Determinants of Health (new website) - Public Health Agency of Canada
* Building Emotional Intelligence: Darwin Reconsidered (Vanier Institute of the Family) - March 27
* Quebec General Elections - March 26
* Bringing Minimum Wages Over the Poverty Line (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 26
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Employment Insurance, January 2007 (preliminary) - March 27
--- Keeping up with the times: Canadians and their news media diet - March 27
--- Study: GDP per capita and productivity in Canada and the United States, 1994 to 2005 - March 26
--- Perspectives on Labour and Income articles: (March 2007 issue) - March 23
------ Literacy and employability
------ GDP and employment growth
--- Work Absence Rates, 2006
- March 23
--- Current economic conditions - March 22
--- Canadian Economic Observer, March 2007 - March 21
--- Consumer Price Index, February 2007 - March 20
--- Youth custody and community services, 2004/2005 - March 14
--- Population and dwelling counts, 2006 Census - March 13
--- Labour Force Survey, February 2007 - March 9
*
Ontario Budget Aftermath : Working poor get little relief from Flaherty (Toronto Star) - March 23
* 211Ontario.ca - directories and inventories
* What's New - from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - March 30
* Internet Petition? No thanks...
* Canada's New Government and Nova Scotia's New Government
* Nova Scotia Employment Support and Income Assistance (welfare) Online Policy Manual (Department of Community Services) - March 2007
* Dead Canadian Social Research Links
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Bulletin N°123 - March 19 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris)
* Policy Hub Bulletin (U.K.) - March 2007 issue (Policy Hub)
* Australian Policy Online Weekly Briefing

- March 25, 2007
* Nova Scotia Provincial Budget 2007 - March 23
* Ontario Provincial Budget 2007 - March 22 PLUS analysis/review/critique of the Budget by over a dozen social groups PLUS correction: "the clawback of federal child benefits has *not* ended with this budget!"
* Saskatchewan Provincial Budget 2007 - March 22
* Federal Budget 2007 (March 19) PLUS analysis/review/critique of the Budget by:
CTV * CBC * The Wellesley Institute * Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives * The Turner Report (Garth Turner) * the Childcare Resource and Research Unit * Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives * Opposition Parties * News articles
* The Fiscal Monitor : Highlights of financial results for January 2007 (Department of Finance Canada) - March 19
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs

- March 18, 2007
* A Decent Living For All : An Open letter to Prime Minister Harper and Premier McGuinty (Toronto Summit 2007) - March 16
* Timely lessons on child poverty (Comment on OECD child poverty study) by Carol Goar of The Toronto Star - March 16
*
Federal and Ontario Budge alerts : March 19 for the feds, March 22 for Ontario
* Alternative Federal Budget (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 15
* Good News Budget? (federal) Toronto Star - March 17
* Will federal budget deliver new housing program? (The Wellesley Institute Blog) - March 16, 2007
* Ontario Alternative Budget 2007 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
*
Tories abandon child-care plan (The Ottawa Citizen) - March 15
* Government of New Brunswick Budget 2007-2008 and Capital Estimates - March 13
* Jobs & Justice : Strategies and Solutions for Economic Security Conference (Economic Security Project) - Vancouver, March 29-31
* Whither the Social Welfare Policy Conference? (Canadian Council on Social Development)
* Quebec General Elections - March 26, 2007
* Saskatchewan Welfare Department name changed - April 2006
* Service Canada's regional information portal - partial information is better than no information?
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - March 15
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
*
The U.S. Senate's Budget Plan (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - March 16
* Kids’ Share 2007: How Children Fare in the Federal Budget (The Urban Institute) - March 15
* Government Social Research Bulletin : March 2007 (U.K. Government Social Research)

- March 11, 2007
* What's new from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, February 2007 - March 9
--- Legal aid, 2005/2006 - March 8
--- Seniors as victims of crime, 2004 and 2005 - March 6
--- Study: Employment trends in the federal public service, 1995 to 2006 - March 5
* Justice comes at too high a price: Chief Justice McLachlin - March 8
* Statement by the Prime Minister marking International Women’s Day - March 8

* Nunavut Budget 2007-08 - March 7
* War on Poverty - from The Toronto Star
* 2006 Report Card on Child Poverty in Ontario (Campaign 2000) - March 6
* What's New from The First Perspective ( National Aboriginal News)
---
Leaked Liberal report calls for changed Aboriginal system
- March 5
--- A Call to Action on First Nations Poverty From AFN Chief Fontaine - March 2007
* Ontario Alternative Budget (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 5
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - March 9
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Bare Minimum (U.S. Minimum Wage) + links to over 600 related articles (New York Times) - March 8
* What's New from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD):
---
What Works Best in Reducing Child Poverty: A Benefit or Work Strategy? - March 5
--- OECD Work on Gender - March 8
* Frank loves Tubby!

- March 4, 2007
* Federal Budget Information Options - March 19
* PovNet site updated - March 2007
* International Conference on the Rights of the Child (University of Ottawa) - March 15-17
* International Women's Day - March 8
* Canada’s New Government Funds Key Priorities for Canadians Through Targeted Tax Relief (Finance Canada) - March 1
* The Rich and the Rest of Us: The Changing Face of Canada's Growing Gap (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 2007
* Ontario - Housing policy win! (The Wellesley Institute) - February 28
* Third Report Card on ENDING Homelessness in Ottawa, Jan-Dec 2006 (Ottawa Alliance to End Homelessness) - February 27
* What's new from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Impacts and consequences of criminal victimization, 2004 - March 1
--- Farm cash receipts, January to December 2006 - February 27
--- A portrait of seniors, 2006 - February 27
--- Employment Insurance, December 2006 - February 27
* What's New from The Tyee (BC):
--- Budget 2007: Cracked Foundation? - February 21
--- Taylor's Do It Ourselves Budget: Unveiling 2007 numbers - February 21
--- Costco Rules, Wal-Mart Drools - February 20
* Critics slam welfare bump (BC welfare) - The Georgia Straight (Vancouver) - March 1
* Conference Final Report : Beyond the Street Conference - Youth Taking Action on Homelessness in Canada - January 2007
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - March 2
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* Welfare in America - Reports to Congress (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services):
--- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF) : Seventh Annual Report to Congress - December 2006
--- Indicators of Welfare Dependence : Health and Human Services Annual Report to Congress, 2006 - July 2006
* More U.S. welfare coverage:
--- Welfare or the Basic Income Guarantee? (U.S.) - March 1
--- Welfare State Growing Despite Overhauls - February 26
--- TANF Regs: A Big Step Backwards (and a Red Herring) - June 28/06
* Times of change: France 1993-2005, (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - February 2007
* The case for an EU-wide measure of poverty (The Economic and Social Research Institute - Dublin) - July 2005
* Policy Hub Bulletin: February 2007 (U.K.)
* Internet Tutorials - Searching the Internet

- February 25 , 2007
* Complaint filed with the Canadian Human Rights Commission regarding lack of funding for First Nations child welfare (Assembly of First Nations and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada) - February 23
* What's new from the Department of Finance Canada:
--- Release of The Fiscal Monitor for December 2006 -
February 23
--- Canada’s New Government Reduces Taxes for Canadian Fishers
- February 23
--- Canada’s New Government Provides Real Tax Relief for Canadians
- February 22
What's new from Statistics Canada:
--- Study: Gender differences in quits and absenteeism, 1983 to 2003
- February 23
--- Young pensioners
--- Defining retirement
- February 21
--- Consumer Price Index, January 2007
- February 20
--- Leading indicators, January 2007
- February 20
* British Columbia Budget 2007 - February 20
* BC Budget 2007-2008 Commentary by David Schreck (StrategicThoughts.com)
--- A Lot for Those over $100,000 Income, Little for Welfare - February 23
--- Welfare Rates Paid with Caseload Cuts -
February 22
--- Welfare Rate Increase - February 20
--- Budget 2007-08: Those that Got Get! - February 20
* Québec Budget 2007-2008 - February 20
* Federal Government : $223 Million for Agreements to Assist People With Disabilities - February 16
* No Excuse - The poverty blog (Bill Dunphy, Hamilton Spectator poverty reporter)
* A Constitutional Defence of the BC Welfare Time Limit (Chris Schafer in the Canadian Student Law Review) - January 2007
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 23
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* President's budget would cut deeply into important public services and adversely affect states (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - February 8

- February 18 , 2007
* New Alberta Agenda, new Alberta welfare department - December 2006
* What's new from Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry:
--- Debit cards replace Alberta welfare cheques - February 13
--- Alberta Income Support Class Action Settlement AISH, Income Support and Widows' Pension clients given more time to make claims - January 11

* What's new from Emploi et Solidarité sociale Québec:
--- asset exemption levels
--- Employment assistance statistics

* Does the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) violate the Charter of Rights? (ODSP Support and Activism Website
)
*
2007 Report of the Auditor General of Canada - February 13

* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Canada's unemployment mosaic, 2000 to 2006 - February 15
--- Federal government revenue and spending by province : A scoreboard of winners and losers in Confederation? - February 15
--- 2006 Census: Geographic products and Census dictionary
+ GeoSearch2006 - February 14
--- Study: Time with the family, 2005 - February 13
--- Purchasing power parities, 1992 to 2005
- February 12

* International Monetary Fund Praises Economic Plan of Canada’s New Government (Department of Finance Canada) - February 13
* International Women's Day - March 8
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 16
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* What's New from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (U.S.):
--- Myths and Realities about the Alternative Minimum Tax - February 14
--- Myths and Realities about the tax cuts - Revised February 13
--- Implementing the TANF changes in the Deficit Reduction Act - February 9

* The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (Washington, Paris)
* Government Social Research Bulletin (Government of the United Kingdom) - February 2007
* Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-Being in Rich Countries (UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre) - February 14

- February 11 , 2007
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, January 2007 - February 9
--- Why are youth from lower-income families less likely to attend university?, 2003
- February 8
---
What else is new so far in February 2007?
--- Annual Demographic Estimates: Census Metropolitan Areas, Economic Regions and Census Divisions, Age and Sex, 2001 to 2006
- January 31
--- Study: Low-income rates among immigrants entering Canada, 1992 to 2004
- January 30
* 2007-2008 Budget of the Northwest Territories - February 8
* Canada’s New Government Launches Nationwide Pre-Budget Consultations (Department of Finance Canada) - February 7
* The Current State of Canadian Family Finances - 2006 Report (Vanier Institute of the Family) - February 7
* Raising the Minimum Wage in Ontario (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 1
* BC Solutions Budget 2007 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - January 31
* Urban Poverty Project 2007 (Canadian Council on Social Development) - launched January 26
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - Jan. 26 - Feb. 9, 2007
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* Fiscal Year 2008 Budget of the United States Government (Government Printing Office) - February 5
* Securing Equal Justice for All: A Brief History of Civil Legal Assistance in the United States (Center for Law and Social Policy) - January 2007 (Rev.)
* U.S. Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines for 2007 - January 24
* CRINMAIL 853 - (Special Edition on the 44th Session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child) (Child Rights Information Network) - February 2007
* Climate Change 2007 Report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) - February 2
*
Canadian Social Research Links reaches a milestone - one million page views in 2006!

- January 26, 2007
* Solving Poverty: Four cornerstones of a workable national strategy for Canada (National Council of Welfare) - January 25
* Solving Poverty: First it has to be defined (The Globe and Mail) - January 25
* Social assistance: What North American reforms can teach us (Montreal Economic Institute) - January 25
* What's New from the Montreal Economic Institute:
- Quebeckers' opinion on social assistance payments - January 2007
- Social assistance: What North American reforms can teach us - January 25 + editorial comment
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Unemployment in Canada's metropolitan areas, 2000 to 2006
- January 25
--- The Aboriginal labour force in Western Canada, 2001 to 2005
- January 25
--- Personal Debt (Canada-US comparison) - January 25
--- Postsecondary attendance among local youth following the opening of a new university, 1981 to 2001 - January 25
--- Consumer Price Index, December 2006
- January 23
--- Leading indicators, December 2006 - January 23
--- Employment Insurance, November 2006 - January 23
--- Consumer Price Index: A preview of the upcoming basket update - January 23
* Happy Birthday, Conservatives! Let's review your election promises now... (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - January 24
* Embassy - Canada's online weekly international affairs newspaper
* The Fiscal Monitor - November 2006 (Department of Finance Canada) - January 23
* Aboriginal People in Manitoba (Service Canada) - April 2006
* Québec : Social Assistance Program and Social Solidarity Program new benefit levels effective January 2007 (Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale)
* Changes to Child Assistance in 2007 (Régie des rentes du Québec)
*
Getting social assistance when you're under 18 in Ontario (Ministry of Community and Social Services) - June 2006
*
Residential Tenancies Act replaces Tenant Protection Act - Ontario (Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
) - January 2007
* Miscellaneous readings (Human Resources and Social Development Canada and more...)
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* World Economic Forum / World Social Forum - January 2007

- January 21, 2007
* A family consumed by long hours, low pay (Ontario minimum wage) The Toronto Star - January 20
* On the Dole: Businesses, Lobbyists and Industry Canada’s Subsidy Programs
(Canadian Taxpayers Federation) - January 16
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- International mobility: A longitudinal analysis of the effects on individuals' earnings, 1982 to 2003 - January 18
--- Marriages, 2003 - January 17
--- Study: Earnings losses of displaced workers, 1988 to 1997 - January 16
* War on Poverty (13 articles) - The Toronto Star
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 19
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
* Homelessness Counts (National Alliance to End Homelessness) - U.S. - January 11
* What's New from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)?
--- Women and Men in OECD Countries - January 19
---
OECD Family database - NEW!
--- Minimum Wages, Minimum Labour Costs and the Tax Treatment of Low-wage Employment
- January 2007
--- Social Assistance Policy Development and the Provision of a Decent Level of Income in Selected OECD Countries (August 2006)
--- Measures of Material Deprivation in OECD Countries (August 2006)

* The State of the World’s Children 2007 (UNICEF) - December 2006
* Website poverty resources restructured and updated (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - January 17

- January 14, 2007
* Social Assistance Statistical Report: 2005 (Federal-Provincial-Territorial Directors of Income Support) - August 2006
* A state of constant dread - Poverty Today (The Toronto Star) - January 13
* A National Showcase on Community Safety, Health and Well-being (Conference - Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police) - March 4-6
(Winnipeg)
* New year, new homeless funding, new minister (Wellesley Institute) - January 8
* What's New from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:
--- Canadian Drug Prices and Expenditures: Some statistical observations and policy implications - January 9
--- Timing is Everything: Comparing the earnings of Canada's highest-paid CEOs and the rest of us - January 2
--- Why Are Personal Income Tax Revenues Rising So Fast? - December 18
* Seven Solutions to Homelessness (The Tyee - alternative news source in British Columbia) - January 9
* PovNet Winter 2007 update
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 12
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
*
CERC Bulletin N°118 (Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion - Paris) - January 8
* What is poverty? Concepts and measures (United Nations Development Programme) - December 2006

- January 7, 2007
* First Peoples Child & Family Review - January 2007 issue (First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada)
* fACTivist Newsletter - Winter 2007 issue (Edmonton Social planning Council)

* France set to declare right to housing (The Wellesley Institute Blog) - January 4
* Understanding the Early Years: An Update of Early Childhood Development Results in Four Canadian Communities (Human Resources and Social Development Canada) - July 2005
* Ontario minimum wage increasing February 1 (Ontario Ministry of Labour)
* The Social Condition in British Columbia [Discussion Paper on Social Condition] (BC Progress Board) - December 15
* What's New from Statistics Canada:
--- Labour Force Survey, December 2006 - January 5
--- Foreign and domestic investment in Canada, 2006 - January 4
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), second quarter 2006 - January 4
--- Deaths, 2004 - December 20
--- Gross fixed assets (non-residential), 2006
- December 20
--- Consumer Price Index, November 2006 - December 19
--- Study: Literacy and the official language minorities, 2003 - December 19
--- Employment Insurance, October 2006 - December 19
--- Leading indicators, November 2006 - December 18
* What's New from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
- January 5
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. Media coverage of social issues and programs
*
Policy Hub Bulletin: December 2006 (Policy Hub - U.K.)


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