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December 27, 2011
* Ontario's poverty reduction strategy 2011 annual report (third progress report) (Government of Ontario) - December 20
* Release of the Fiscal Monitor for October 2011 (Finance Canada) - December 23
* Fall issue of the International Productivity Monitor (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) - December 21
* Health Local - find a local health services professional or service anywhere in Canada by postal code
* SPAR Monitor (bulletin) - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change (SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto) - December 21
* Baird Appoints Senator Segal as Special Envoy for Commonwealth Renewal (Canada News Centre) - December 21
* Government of Canada makes education more affordable for part time students - December 21
* 2011 Year in Review : Canada Without Poverty - December 21
* Harper Government announces major new investment in health care (Finance Canada) - December 19
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, October 2011 - December 22
--- Study: Economic growth in Canada and the United States, 1997 to 2011 - December 21
--- Consumer Price Index, November 2011 - December 20
--- Fiscal Arrangements Certificates: Federal Equalization Program 2012/2013 - December 20
--- Quarterly Demographic Estimates, July to September 2011 - December 20

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] The Anti-Entitlement Strategy (Thomas B. Edsall in the New York Times) - December 20
* U.S. Census Bureau Clarifies Poverty Numbers - December 16
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

December 18, 2011
* Canadian Public Health Association 2012 Annual Conference - Edmonton, Alberta (June 11-14, 2012)
* Comparing Modes of Governance in Canada and the European Union: Social Policy Engagement across Complex Multilevel Systems - October 2011 (University of Victoria conference proceedings)
* IMPACT Newsletter [Winter 2011/2012 issue] (Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services, U. of Ottawa Faculty of Social Sciences) - December 14
* Provincial and federal governments partner toward introduction of Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Finance Canada) - December 14
* Battle of the Wages : Who gets paid more, public or private sector workers? (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - December 13
* 2011 Profile of Hunger in the Greater Toronto Area : Regional Hunger Maps (Daily Bread Food Bank - Toronto) - December 12
* Harper's Plan to Dismantle Canada's Safety Nets (The Tyee) - November 7
* Charity Intelligence Canada
* WE ARE THE 10% : Poverty in Canada
(The Current - CBC Radio) - December 2
* Ontario’s Corporate Welfare Bill: $27.7 billion
(Fraser Institute) - December 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Employment Insurance, October 2011 - December 16
--- Leading indicators, November 2011 - December 14
--- Women in Canada - December 14
--- Length of Time between High School Graduation and Enrolling in Postsecondary Education: Who Delays and Who Does Not? - December 14
--- Postsecondary Education Participation among Underrepresented and Minority Groups - December 14
--- Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) - new tables for December 2011 + PCEIP Handbook - December 14
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America’s Cities : A 29-City Survey (U.S. Conference of Mayors) - December 15
* From the U.S. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
--- Taking Stock of the Safety Net : Series - December 14
--- Hardship in America Series - November 21
--- Income Inequality Series - November 28
---TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) at 15 - August 22
--- Key Things to Know About Unemployment Insurance - December 16
--- A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality - November 28
* More Money or More Development : What Have the MDGs Achieved? (Center for Global Development) - December 12
* Commitment to Development Index 2011
* Mind the OECD Credibility Gap
[OECD report on inequality] (Andrew Jackson in the Progressive Economics Forum) - December 6
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

December 11, 2011
* Third Annual Progress Report on Poverty Reduction in Ontario (25 in 5 Poverty Reduction Network) - December 5
* National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - December 6
*
Ontario Auditor General's report 2011 - December 5
*
[New Brunswick] Open letter to Minister Martine Coulombe - NB minimum wages (NB Common Front for Social Justice) - December 1
*
Measuring social exclusion in Canada : an Explanatory Study on Cumulative Disadvantage (Joël Gauthier and Myriam Fortin) - November 2011
*
Sifting through the sands. Unpacking the hourglass [Toronto labour market analysis) (Toronto Workforce Innovation Group) - November 2011
* Government-Assisted Housing in the Northwest Territories and the Role of the Federal Government (Nick Falvo in How Ottawa Spends) - November 24
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, third quarter 2011 - December 9
--- Population projections by Aboriginal identity in Canada, 2006 to 2031 - December 7
--- Charitable donors, 2010
- December 5
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Robin Hood Tax (New York Times) - December 6
* International Human Rights Day 2011 - December 10
*
Divided We Stand : Why Inequality Keeps Rising (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) - December 2011
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

December 4, 2011
* [Ontario] Linda Chamberlain rose from rough beginnings to become a champion of the mentally ill (Toronto Star) - November 25
* 2011 Calgary Social Outlook (City of Calgary) - November 30
* December 3 is United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities (Council of Canadians with Disabilities) - December 1
* [Ontario tax credits and tax preparation companies] Minor adjustment a major problem for poor (Carol Goar, Toronto Star) - November 29
* Sprucing up poverty measurement in Canada and the U.S. (Milescorak.com) - November 28
* Canada Income Inequality: Living In Unequal Cities A Health Risk To Rich And Poor, Study Finds (Rachel Mendleson in Huffington Post.ca) - November 28
* [British Columbia] Member of Legislative Assembly pledges to live on $610 for a month (Vancouver Sun) - November 28
* British Columbia : Poverty reduction Bill reintroduced in BC Legislature by New Democratic Party (The Link) - November 23
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, November 2011 - December 2
--- Registered retirement savings plan contributions, 2010 - December 2
--- Study: Perceptions of personal safety and crime, 2009 - December 1
--- Elementary and secondary public school indicators, 2009/2010 - November 30
--- 2011 Census geographic products - November 29
--- Public sector employment, third quarter 2011 - November 28
--- Federal government employment in census metropolitan areas, September 2011 - November 28
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Gross National Happiness (BusinessWorld, Manila) - November 30
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

November 27, 2011
Revisiting Family Security in Insecure Times : 2011 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada + provincial reports for BC - AB - NB - NS - MB (Campaign 2000) - November 23
* Statistics Canada to make all online data free
[starting in February 2012] (Embassy Newsweekly) - November 25
* The Federal Government’s Northern Strategy and Implications for Housing in the Northwest Territories
(Frances Abele and Nick Falvo) - November 24
* Canada’s federal Arctic policy must start with the people who live there
(Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett in The Hill Times) - November 21
* 2011 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada - November 22
*
[Ontario]
Reviewing the welfare system – again (By Deborah O’Connor, Northumberland County) - November 23
*
Call for Proposals : The 11th North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress (May 3-5, 2012 in Toronto)
*
Poverty and taxes in Calgary (Joe Ceci, Action to End Poverty in Alberta) - November 23
* The harm inflicted by public-sector unions
(CanadianBusiness.com) - November 22
* PM Harper takes communications strategy to new level
(The Hill Times) - November 21
* A Progressive Alternative to the Harper Agenda
(Andrew Jackson, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 18
* Crime Bill C 10 - Safer or Meaner? (29-minute video from Pacifik.ca) - November 18
*
[New Brunswick]
Mr. Higgs [Finance Minister], how far should we tighten our belt in 2012? (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice) - November 14
* Ontario media scan by Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security Advocacy Centre in Toronto
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, September 2011 - November 24
--- Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories, 2010 - November 23
--- Study: Aboriginal people and the labour market, 2008 to 2010 - November 23
--- Study: Income adequacy in retirement
- November 21
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*
Social Justice in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) — How Do the Member States Compare? Sustainable Governance Indicators 2011 (Bertelsmann Stiftung Foundation, Germany) [incl. Canada & U.S.] - October 27
*
Basic Income Earth Network Newsflash 65 (November 2011) - November 23
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

November 20, 2011
* Harper Government Introduces the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act - November 17
* [Ontario] Information Bulletin : Tax Filing, Tax Credits & Tax Refunds (Income Security Advocacy Centre) - November 17
* Recent releases from the Institute for Research on Public Policy:
--- Many Degrees of Policy Freedom:The Federal Government’s Role in Care for Seniors - November 17
--- Supporting Caregivers and Caregiving in an Aging Canada - November 15
--- Population Aging and the Evolving Care Needs of Older Canadians: An Overview of the Policy Challenges - October 19
* Your Legal Rights
- New resource site from Community Legal Education Ontario - November 15
* Rest in Peace, Tom Kent and Fraser Mustard - November 16, 17
* Final Recommendations of the Mowat Centre Employment Insurance Task Force (Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation) - November 16
* Esurio: Journal of Hunger and Poverty, 2008-2009 (Ontario Association of Food Banks)
* 3M Health Leadership Award Recipient and Finalists Announced (November 8); 3M Health Leadership Symposium in Toronto on December 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, October 2011 - November 18
--- Leading indicators, October 2011- November 18
--- Employment Insurance, September 2011 - November 17
--- Survey on Living with Chronic Diseases in Canada, 2011 (impact of diabetes and respiratory conditions on quality of life) - November 14
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Spotlight on the States (50-State Resource Map) (Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity) - November 14
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

November 13, 2011
* New from John Stapleton:
--- Less on their plates : Canada's poorest people are facing a frightful food crisis - September 2011
--- Turn out the lights [the anti-tax narrative]- November 2011
* Employment Insurance in Need of an Overhaul (New papers from the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation) - November 11
* Right in principle, right in practice : Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Canada (Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children) - November 2011
* [Alberta] Anti-poverty group applauds Premier Redford's commitment - November 10
* Harper Government Takes Action to Support Jobs and Growth (Finance Canada) - November 8
* An American's Guide to Canada
* Charting Prosperity: Practical Ideas for a Stronger Canada (Maytree) - April 2011
* Stop Harper's cruel crime bill - November 6
* Federal Post-Secondary Education Act (Nick Falvo in the Progressive Economics Forum) - November 6
* Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada: Fiscal Year 2010–2011 (Finance Canada) - November 8
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian Economic Observer - November 2011 issue - November 10
--- Provincial and territorial economic accounts, 2010 - November 8
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Supplemental Poverty Measure Research (Census Bureau) - November 7
* [Human Development Report 2011] Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All (United Nations Development Programme) - November 2
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

November 6, 2011
* Veterans' Week (November 5-11, 2011)
* The Privatization of Social Housing (Nick Falvo in the Progressive Economics Forum)
- November 5
* Occupying the Lange and O’Leary Exchange (Armine Yalnizyan in the Progressive Economics Forum) - November 3
* Occupy Wall Street: Will tighter financial rules even the playing field? (Montreal Gazette) - November 5
* Social Policy and Canadians with disabilities (Council of Canadians with Disabilities) - November 1
* Ontario Social Assistance rates effective November / December 2011 (CLEONet) - November 1
* Jennefer's links (Ontario media monitoring miscellany) - November 2
* Hunger Count 2011 (Food Banks Canada) - November 1
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, October 2011 - November 4
--- Leading Causes of Death in Canada, 2008 - November 1
--- Pension Satellite Account, 2010 - October 31
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Bleak Portrait of Poverty Is Off the Mark, Experts Say (New York Times) - November 4
* [U.S.] DataFinder : national, state and community-level demographic and administrative data (Center for Law and Social Policy - CLASP)
* [U.S.]
Punishing Poverty [drug testing for welfare] (New York Times) - October 31
* Oligarchy, American Style (Paul Krugman in the New York Times) - November 3
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

October 30, 2011
* Tracking the Trends 2011 : Edmonton's Increasing Diversity (Edmonton Social Planning Council) - October 2011
* Working for a Living Wage : Making Paid Work Meet Basic Family Needs in Metro Vancouver - 2011 Update (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 2011
* Call for abstracts : CPHA 2012 Annual Conference [Edmonton] - June 11-14, 2012 (Canadian Public Health Association - CPHA)
* Social Security in Canada : the Colonial Era to the mid-1990s (The Canadian Encyclopedia)
* Canadian Foundations (The Canadian Encyclopedia)
* Recent developments in the National Commission on Community Health and Social Services (Canadian Council on Social Development) - October 23, 2011
* Internet research tools  (University at Albany Library)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, August 2011 - October 27
--- Homicide in Canada, 2010 - October 26
--- Transition Homes in Canada: National, Provincial and Territorial Fact Sheets, 2009/2010 - October 25
--- Health Trends / Health Profiles / Health Indicator Maps - October 2011
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Falling Crime, Teeming Prisons (New York Times) - October 29
* [U.S.] Half in Ten Campaign Starts the Clock on Cutting Poverty in Half in Ten Years (Center for American Progress Action Fund) - October 26
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

October 23, 2011
* Federal government launches review of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (Finance Canada) - October 21
* Population Aging and the Evolving Care Needs of Older Canadians: An Overview of the Policy Challenges (Institute for Research on Public Policy) - October 19
* Does Canada work for all generations? - incl. provincial reports (Human Early Learning Partnership [HELP] - University of British Columbia) - October 18
* How are Canadians Really Doing? Highlights: Canadian Index of Wellbeing 1.0 (Canadian Index of Wellbeing) - October 2011
* The fight to save the Census continues! Federal Court date is November 23, 2011
(Canadian Council on Social Development)
* How does Canada’s 1% compare to other countries? (reWORKit.net) - October 14
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, September 2011 - October 21
--- Employment Insurance, August 2011 - October 20
--- The Dynamics of Male Self-employment in Canada: Comparing the 1990s to the 2000s - October 20
--- Leading indicators, September 2011 - October 20
--- Canadian Economic Observer - October 2011 issue - October 20

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [New York City] Smaller Shelters and Persuasion Coax Homeless Off Bronx Streets (New York Times) - October 17
* From the United Nations:
---
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - October 17
--- World Food Day - October 16
* Human rights abuses could kill the Commonwealth: report (Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group) - October 20
* How's life? Measuring well-being (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD) - October 12
* Even Facing Debt Crises, Europe's Welfare Systems Aren't (Necessarily) Doomed (Time Global Spin) - October 20
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

October 16, 2011
* Tax isn't a four-letter word (Alex Himelfarb in the Globe and Mail) - October 14
* History of welfare in Canada : selected readings - A new Canadian Social Research Links page
* Oldie Goldies : Three recommended reports on the history of welfare in Canada from the National Council of Welfare
* 150+ Submissions to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario - August/September 2011
* At Home/Chez Soi : Research Demonstration Project in Mental Health and Homelessness (Toronto Site) - October 2011 Update
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: Sources of stress among workers, 2010 - October 13
--- Canadian Economic Observer (October 2011)
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Occupy Wall Street
* [U.S.] States Adding Drug Test as Hurdle for Welfare (New York Times) - October 10
* [U.K.] 400,000 children will fall into relative poverty by 2015, warns Institute for Fiscal Studies (The Guardian) - October 10
* 2011 Global Hunger Index - The Challenge of Hunger: Taming Price Spikes and Excessive Food Price Volatility (International Food Policy Research Institute) - October 11
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

October 9, 2011
* Minority Ontario government creates opportunity to bring in much-needed four-point housing plan (By Michael Shapcott for the Wellesley Institute) - October 7
* Ontario election October 6 - results
* [Nova Scotia] Changes to special needs funding for people on income assistance - August 2011
* Rising tide not lifting all boats (Armine Yalnizyan interview on the Business News Network) - September 30
* Brigit's Notes : Women's Health E-bulletin --- Sept. & Oct. Bulletins (Canadian Women's Health Network)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canada at a Glance, 2011
--- Labour Force Survey, September 2011 - October 7
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Work and Family (The Future of Children) : Fall 2011 Journal
* [U.S.] Community health centers hit hard by Washington deficit cuts (Washington Post) - October 6
* [U.S.] Five Facts You Should Know About the Wealthiest One Percent of Americans + We are the 99 percent - October 4
* Sesame Street’s newest Muppet is poor and hungry - October 4
* [United States] NO PLACE FOR KIDS : The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) - October 2011
* [Australia] Are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer? (Inside Story) - September 28
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

October 2, 2011
* Just the facts - Seniors (Vanier Institute of the Family) - September 30
* Ontario election media coverage - media scan by Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security Advocacy Centre
* Balancing the Books on the Backs of the Poor (By Senator Art Eggleton in Huffington Post Canada) - September 28
* In the Red - Hennessy's Index: A number is never just a number (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - September 30
* [Ontario] Party platforms thin on fighting poverty, says coalition (Toronto Star) - September 29
* The Dollars and Sense of Solving Poverty (National Council of Welfare) - September 28
* Mowat Centre Employment Insurance (EI) Task Force : Update - September 29
* Rich Getting Richer In Ontario (Video : Hugh Mackenzie) - September 28
* When business talks about inequality, it’s time to worry (By Armine Yalnizyan in the Globe and Mail) - September 27
* The Cost of Poverty in New Brunswick
(Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - September 27
* Ontario Campaign 2000 and the 2011 Ontario provincial election - September 27
*
Disability Issues and the Ontario Election (ARCH Disability Law Centre) - September 26
* Le Québec chiffres en main, édition 2011 --- Québec Handy Numbers, 2011 Edition (Institut de la statistique du Québec) - Revised May 2011
* Mad Students Society (for post-secondary students with psychiatric and/or mental health issues) - Toronto
* Putting People First : The Ontario New Democrat Fiscal Framework Document 2011 (Ontario provincial election) - September 26
* [Ottawa] Local Candidates’ Responses to the Alliance to End Homelessness Questionnaire
(Alliance to End Homelessness - Ottawa) - September 25
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canada Year Book 2011 - September 30
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, July 2011 - September 29
--- Residential care facilities, 2009/2010 - September 29
--- Canada's population estimates: Age and sex, July 2011
--- Canada's population estimates: Age and sex, July 1, 2011 - September 28
--- Deaths, 2008 - September 27
--- Workers Laid-off During the Last Three Recessions: Who Were They, and How Did They Fare? - September 20
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] The 10 best things government has done for us (Rex Nutting in MarketWatch) + a Canadian version of "10 best things" + 96 more! - September 27
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

September 25, 2011
* Accountability begins at home, Mr. Harper (Ottawa Citizen) - September 23
* Ontario minimum wage update
- September 23
* SPENT (online "game") : Could YOU make it through the month on $1,000? (MarketWatch - Wall Street Journal) - September 23
* 2011 Profile of Hunger in the Greater Toronto Area (Daily Bread Food Bank - Toronto) - September 2011
* 2012 Federal Budget Submission: We need action on poverty (Canada Without Poverty) - September 22
* Income Support for Persons With Disabilities [in Ontario, B.C and Alberta] (University of Calgary) - September 2011
* Why even conservatives are worried about rising inequality (By Armine Yalnizyan in Progressive Economics Forum) - September 21
* What’s Wrong With Harper’s Omnibus Crime Bill (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - September 20
* The Ontario NDP Platform : Six Concerns (Nick Falvo in Progressive Economics Forum) - September 20
* Taxing the rich may be fair, but it won’t fill the coffers (By Stephen Gordon in the Globe and Mail, September 19) + Rebuttal by Andrew Jackson in Progressive Economics Forum - September 22
* Ontario Vote Compass (CBC News) - September 19
* Schedule of upcoming provincial government elections in Canada
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- The financial well-being of the self-employed, 2009
---
Gambling 2011 - September 2011
--- Employment Insurance, July 2011 - September 22
--- Consumer Price Index, August 2011 - September 21
--- Leading Indictaors, August 2011 - September 20
--- Study: Layoffs during the last three recessions, 1981 to 2010 - September 20
--- A Profile of Minority-language Students in Canada: Results from the Programme for International Student Assessment, 2009 - September 19
--- Trends in Registered Apprenticeship Training in Canada, 1991 to 2009 - September 19

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* American Income Equality Off the Rails- October 2010 (Malcom Gladwell on FORA.TV) + September 19 (2011) article ranking income inequality in the U.S. and other countries (The Atlantic)
* The Best and Worst Places in the World for Women (Newsweek / The Daily Beast) - September 20
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

September 18, 2011
* Welfare Incomes 2010 (National Council of Welfare) - September 2010
* Ontario election resources:
--- The Troubled Geometry of Tim Hudak’s “changebook” (Jim Stanford) - September 13
--- 2011 Ontario provincial election special - from the Toronto Star
--- The Citizens’ Agenda: Low-Income in Ontario - September 13
--- TVOntario panel discussion : Confronting poverty - September 13
--- Welcome to Tim Hudak’s Tea Party - September 12
--- TVOntario panel discussion : The Ontario NDP Platform - September 12
--- Jennefer Laidley's Ontario election links (links to 13 recent articles from various Ontario media sources)
--- McGuinty Proposes Undergraduate Tuition Grant - September 14
* Post-Secondary Education in Newfoundland and Labrador (Nick Falvo in the Progressive Economics Forum)- September 16
*
Canada Without Poverty events - September 29, 30 (Ottawa) and October 13 (Vancouver)
* Inequality is bad for business (Armine Yalnizyan in the Progressive Economics Forum) - September 15
* [New Brunswick] Open letter to the Minister of Social Development regarding a home heating supplement for the coming winter (NB Common Front for Social Justice) - September 13
* The Fraser Institute Produces Junk: Graham Steele [Nova Scotia Finance Minister] (Metro Halifax News) - September 13
* When the middle class becomes homeless [video] ( Commffest Global Community Film Festival - Toronto) - September 25
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- University tuition fees, 2011/2012 - September 16
--- Education indicators in Canada: An international perspective, 2011 - September 13
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), first quarter 2011 - September 13
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau) - September 13
* Understanding Poverty in the United States: Surprising Facts About America's Poor (Heritage Foundation) - September 13
* World Income Inequality : Is the world becoming more unequal? (Conference Board of Canada) - September 2011
* OECD Employment Outlook (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD) - September 15
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

September 11, 2011
* 57% of Canadians would be "in financial difficulty" if their pay was delayed by even a week (Canadian Payroll Association) - September 8
* [Ontario Social Assistance Review] Including the Voices of People on Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) - September 8
* October 14-15 Conference (University of Victoria, Vancouver) : Comparing Modes of Governance in Canada and the European Union: Social Policy Engagement across Complex Multilevel Systems
* Upcoming elections in several Canadian jurisdictions
* Ontario provincial election links (election date : October 6, 2011)
* Recent releases from the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS):
--- CSLS News - Autumn 2011 - September
--- Beyond GDP: Measuring Economic Well-being in Canada and the Provinces, 1981-2010 - September 6
--- Moving from a GDP-Based to a Well-being Based Metric of Economic Performance and Social Progress: Results from the Index of Economic Well-Being for OECD Countries, 1980-2009 - September 6
--- Human Capital and Productivity in British Columbia - August 30
--- The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being: Estimates for Canada, 1999 and 2005 - August 29
--- Economic Activity of the On-Reserve Aboriginal Identity Population in Canada: Gross Domestic Product Estimates for Indian Reserves, 2000 and 2005 - August 22
--- A Detailed Analysis of the Productivity Performance of the Canadian Primary Agriculture Sector - August 10
--- A Detailed Analysis of the Productivity Performance of Canadian Food Manufacturing - August 10
--- Dinner to be held in Ottawa on September 16 in honour of long-time CSLS Chair Ian Stewart
* [Oldie Goldie] The Canada Health and Social Transfer : Operation and Possible Repercussions on the Health Sector (Govt. of Canada Depository Services Program) - June 2003

*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, August 2011 - September 9
--- Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, second quarter 2011 - September 9
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S. ] Timely warning for Canada about prisons (Carol Goar in the Toronto Star about A Plague of Prisons, a new book by Ernest Drucker) - September 8
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

September 4, 2011
* Submissions to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario by the Income Security Advocacy Centre (Sept. 1) and the ODSP Action Coalition (August 31)
* On Labour Day, think about unions as an equalizing force (Policy Note - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - August 31
* How the mayor [of Toronto] could save $100 million (Carol Goar in the Toronto Star) - August 31
* Hennessy's Index: Gone Fishin' (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - July 29
* [British Columbia] - [Welfare] Assistance rates shame our province (Victoria Times-Colonist) - August 30
* Report on the National Dialogue on Health Care Transformation (Canadian Medical Association) - August 10
* Know Your Rights - CBC ten-part series
--- Episode 10 : Where do we go from here? - August 29
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, Second quarter 2011 - August 31
--- National Income and Expenditure Accounts : Data Tables, Second quarter 2011 - August 31
--- Estimates of Labour Income : Data Tables, Second quarter 2011 - August 31
--- Canada Year Book 2011 - August 30
--- Study: Job-related training of immigrants, 2008 - August 30
--- Salaries and salary scales of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities, 2010/2011 - August 30
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours - June 2011 - August 29
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States]
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helping 46 million Americans or 15% of the population (U.S. Department of Agriculture) - August 2011
* [United States] Misconceptions and Realities About Who Pays Taxes (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - May 31, 2011
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

August 28, 2011
* The Fiscal Monitor : June 2011 (Finance Canada) - August 21
* 55,000 eligible Canadians aren’t getting CPP. Why?
( Gordon Pape in the Toronto Star) - August 21
* New Brunswick may have lowest minimum wage in Atlantic Canada on Oct. 1 ; Minimum wage earners subsidizing employers - August 22
* Know Your Rights - CBC ten-part series
--- Episode 9 : Aboriginal rights - August 22
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, June 2011 - August 25
--- Two articles from the August 24 issue of Canadian Social Trends:
----- Study: Commuting to work, 2010
----- Study: University completion by parents' educational attainment, 2009
--- Preview of Census 2011 Geography Products and Services
- August 23

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Don’t kill America’s databook (Washington Post) - August 21
* [U.S.] Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (U.S. govt. block fund for welfare) is 15 years old this year.
* [U.S.] Economy still straining Social Security disability program (Washington Post) - August 21
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

August 21, 2011
* Government launches Employment Insurance rate-setting consultations (Finance Canada) - August 18
* Sharp Increase in the Food Prices : Results of a study done July 2011 in New Brunswick (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice) - August 10
* Ontario online donor registry : A plea from desperate parents (Healthzone.ca - Toronto Star) - August 17
* Know Your Rights - CBC ten-part series
--- Episode 8 : Language rights (August 15)
--- Episode 7 : Freedom from discrimination based on race, origin or colour (August 8)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, July 2011 - August 19
--- Employment Insurance, June 2011 - August 18
--- Leading indicators, July 2011 - August 18
--- Study: Projected trends to 2031 for the Canadian labour force - August 17
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, May 2011 - August 12

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book : child poverty up by 7% in the past decade (Annie E. Casey Foundation) - August 17
* U.S. Census Bureau Announces Poverty Data Release; Supplemental Poverty Measure on Hold - August 5
* [United Kingdom] Welfare reform: time for plan B? (The Telegraph - U.K.) - August 18
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

August 14
No newsletter.
Southern Ontario is beautiful at this time of year...

August 7, 2011
* Commissioners Consult with Poverty Free Ontario Cross-Community Leaders (Peter Clutterbuck for Poverty Free Ontario) - August 4
* A New Pension Plan for Canadians : Assessing the Options (Keith Horner for the Institute for Research on Public Policy) - July 2011
* New from openDemocracy (August 1):
--- Canada: punishing the undeserving poor - By Wendy Chan
--- The punitive regulation of poverty in the neoliberal age - By Loic Wacquant
--- Governing poverty: risking rights - By Kate Donald and Smriti Upadhyay
--- Migration: controlling the unsettled poor - By Briget Anderson
* Know Your Rights (CBC ten-part series) --- Episode 6 : Freedom from discrimination based on mental or physical disability - August 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, July 10 to 16, 2011 - August 5
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] The State of America's Children 2011 (Children's Defense Fund) - July 15
* [U.S.] Poverty and Opportunity: What Difference Can a Task Force Make? (Center for Law and Social Policy) - July 2011
* [U.S.] From the Center for Law and Social Policy:
--- A Step Ahead on Modern Poverty Measure - Revised January 2010
-- Measure by Measure: the Current Poverty Measure v. the National Academy of Sciences Measures - November 2009
* [U.S.] The Top 1% (YouTube video on wealth & income inequality) - (Aljazeera English ) - August 2
* [U.S.] Kids’ Share 2011: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children through 2010 (Brookings Institution and Urban Institute) - July 25
* Selected videos from TED:
--- Ending hunger now
--- What teachers make
--- Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index
--- New insights on poverty and life around the world
--- On escaping poverty [Nairobi]
--- MacMaster + Leahy play the fiddle
---
Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with music
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

July 31, 2011
* [Prince Edward Island] Poverty reduction discussion paper released (PEI Community Services, Seniors and Labour) - July 18
* [Ontario] Closing food banks dumb idea (Glen Pearson in the London Free Press) - July 30
* Improving the Adequacy of Social Assistance Budgets : A Methodology for Pricing Budgets and a Rationale for Making Current Rates More Adequate (Harvey Stevens for the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg) - July 2011
* Canada’s Voluntary Sector and Public Policy Symposium report (Institute for Public Policy Research) - July 29
* Canada Without Poverty / Canada sans pauvreté (new website) - July 28
* [Ontario] Responding to the Review of Social Assistance (Income Security Advocacy Centre) - July 27
* National Commission on Community Health and Social Services (Canadian Council on Social Development) - July 26
* 2010 Federal Disability Report (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
* Know Your Rights - CBC ten-part series (beginning June 27)
* [Ontario] Is Social Assistance a “Poverty Pariah?” (By Nick Falvo in Progressive Economics Forum) - July 24
* Alberta Welfare Reform and Employment Outcomes of Welfare Recipients (Rosita Yi Ki Kwan in the Progressive Economic Forum) - April 2011
* Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion : Perspectives from Quebec, Canada and Abroad - International conference - Montreal (Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2011)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, May 2011 - July 28
--- Women in Canada - July 26
--- Statistics on Income of Farm Families, 2008 - July 26
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Continuing cost overruns on the F-35 Strike Fighter raise questions about the aircraft and its production (The Scout Report - July 22)
* Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today? (The Heritage Foundation) - July 18
* [United Kingdom] National Salary Insurance : Reforming the Welfare State to Provide Real Protection (Institute for Public Policy Research) - July 28
* Growing Unequal? Income Distribution and Poverty in OECD Countries (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) - October 2008
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

July 24, 2011
* Free Trade and military spending results in worsening poverty in Canada (The Canadian) - July 22
* Soundbites e-Bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - July 21
* [British Columbia] Members of the Legislative Assembly duck welfare challenge (RaiseTheRates.org) - July 6
* You Oughta Know: Canada's Income Gap, the Richest 20% vs the Poorest 20% (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - July 18
* News releases from the annual meeting of the Council of the Federation - June 21, 22
* Working in Canada - new federal government website
* Ontario welfare review : $100 more --- to Pay the Rent or Feed the Kids?? (NOW Magazine) - July 21
* Crime rate falls to lowest level since 1973 --- but prison costs rise 86% under Harper Tories??? - July 19, 21
* Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide' (Chronicle of Higher Education) - May 15
The Experience of Homelessness Among Canadian Forces and Allied Forces Veterans - July 2011
* New from Community Legal Education Ontario:
--- Housing and human rights in Ontario: How to fight for your rights - July 20
--- Human Rights and Housing in Ontario - July 20
* 3M Health Leadership Award : Call for nominations (Health Nexus and 3M) - June 27
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, June 2011 - July 22
--- The wealth and finances of employed low-income families - July 22
--- Employment Insurance, May 2011
- July 21
--- Police-reported crime statistics, 2010 - July 21
--- Report on the Demographic Situation in Canada, 2010 - July 20
--- Leading indicators, June 2011 - July 19
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] The Family Independence Initiative : Thinking outside of the box to tackle poverty by investing in people's strengths
* [U.S.] Information About Key Low-Income Benefit Programs (SNAP - TANF - Medicaid - Schip - child care) by state : 400+ links! (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - updated June 29, 2011
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

July 17, 2011
* Social Assistance Statistical Report: 2008 (Federal-Provincial-Territorial Directors of Income Support) - July 2011
* [British Columbia] Lack of action on poverty costs BC $8-$9 billion annually (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - July 14
* Canada Inequality : Is Canada becoming more unequal? (Conference Board of Canada) - July 13
* [Ontario] Facilitator’s Guide for a Workshop on the Social Assistance Review (ODSP Action Coalition / Income Security Advocacy Centre / Schizophrenia Society of Ontario) - July 12
* Retirement / Housing resources for seniors (selected provinces)
* Free Printable Job Applications for over 1,000 of the world's largest employers
* Google Books
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian Economic Observer, July 2011 - July 14
--- General Social Survey: Time use, 2010 - July 12
--- Study: Generational change in paid and unpaid work, 2010 - July 12
--- Measurement of Real Income in the System of National Accounts: An Application to North American Economies - July 12
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] America's Children : Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 (Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics) - July 8
* [United Kingdom] Report of the Commission on Funding of Care and Support Published - July 4
* [European Union] Exclusion from Material Resources among Older People in EU Countries (European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research) - July 2011
* [United Kingdom] Institute for Public Policy Research “Welfare to Work” symposium (March 21-22, 2011)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

July 10, 2011
* [Ontario] Inadequate social assistance costs us plenty (The Kitchener-Waterloo Record - July 8
* [Ontario] Recent releases from the Income Security Advocacy Centre's Ontario Social Assistance Review:
--- City, province eye social assistance issues in Hamilton - July 5
--- Broken system needs fixing (Lee Prokaska in The Hamilton Spectator) - July 6
--- Frances Lankin interviewed on social assistance review in Ontario - July 5
--- We invest in roads; why not people? - July 5
* Pomp, pageantry and unions (Linda McQuaig in the Toronto Star) - July 4
* Canada's North Beyond 2011 (Conference) (Conference Board of Canada) - October 11 - 13
* [British Columbia] Thousands of disabled denied legislated benefit, anti-poverty activists charge (Globe and Mail) - July 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, June 2011 - July 8
--- Reasons for not voting in the May 2, 2011 federal election, May 2011- July 5

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] New study calculates number of deaths caused by poverty (Globe and Mail / American Journal of Public Health) - July 4
* [U.S.] Internet Resources on Aging - (AARP)
* [United Kingdom] Home care in London (Institute for Public Policy Research) - July 1
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

July 3, 2011
* [Ontario] 800-rule welfare system assailed (Windsor Star) - June 29
* Changing Families, New Understandings (Vanier Institute of the Family) - June 29
* Know Your Rights - ten-part radio series starting June 27 (CBC Radio)
* [Ontario] Poverty reduction does make a difference (Toronto Star) - June 15
* CBC contributes $3.7B to economy: study (CBC News) - June 15
* The Kids Are Not All Right [youth unemployment] (Progressive Economics Forum) - June 22
* Canada Learning Bond helps low-income families (Moneyville.ca - Toronto Star) - June 26
* Dead links? Wayback Bookmarklet to the Rescue!
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, April 2011 - June 30
--- Consumer Price Index, May 2011 - June 30
--- Study: Economy and the environment, 1990 to 2010
- June 28
--- Family income and individuals income, related variables: Sub-provincial data, 2009 - - June 28
---
Canadian Social Trends - Summer 2011 - June 28
--- Canadian Community Health Survey: Injuries, 2009-2010 - June 28
--- Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2010 - June 27
--- Shelters for abused women, 2010 - June 27
---Study: Life-path outcomes associated with reading ability, 2010 - June 27
--- Study: The underground economy in Canada, 1992 to 2008 - June 27
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Media propaganda techniques or political propaganda techniques? (Truth-out.org) - July 2
* [U.S.] Asset Building: A Bipartisan Policy Solution (Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity) - June 27
* [U.S.] Mollie Orshansky, Developer of the U.S. Poverty Thresholds (Health and Human Services)
* [U.S.] Unions, Norms, and the Rise in American Wage Inequality (Harvard University) - March 2011
* World Bank Is Opening Its Treasure Chest of Data (World Bank) - July 2
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

June 26, 2011
* 60 Years of Income Security & Work (John Stapleton for the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association) - June 2010
* Who Holds the Family Purse-Strings? (Andrew Jackson in Progressive Economics Forum ) - June 24
* Ontario Social Assistance Review Commission’s Consultation Calendar (Income Security Advocacy Centre) - June 23
* [Toronto] SPARmonitor : Social Research Bulletin - June 22, 2011 (City of Toronto Social Development, Finance & Administration)
* [Toronto] Social Planning Toronto SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin - June 23
* “An Act to Eliminate Poverty in Canada” re-introduced into Parliament (Canada Without Poverty) - June 22
* Aboriginal Day - June 21
* Recent articles from the Globe and Mail:
--- New Statscan survey aims to pinpoint where the jobs are
- June 20
--- Big cities attracting poverty, Statscan data show - June 21
* [Manitoba] New legislation strengthens poverty reduction strategy - June 20
* Spring issue of the International Productivity Monitor + Provincial productivity performance from 1997 to 2007 (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) - May 18
* Canada’s Economic Action Plan Links - NEW Canadian Social Research Links page
* Statscan’s budget should be increased by $100-million - and ALL their data should be FREE (The Globe and Mail) - June 20
* Former NDP leader Ed Broadbent announces new left-wing institute (CBC News) - June 17
*Comprehensive Policies to Combat Poverty Across Canada, by Province (National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy) - September 2009
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Perspectives on Labour and Income, June 2011 online edition - June 24:
------ Immigrants in self-employment
------ The income of immigrants who pursue postsecondary education in Canada
--- Canadian Economic Observer, June 2011 - June 23
--- Employment Insurance, April 2011 - June 23
--- Canada's population estimates, first quarter 2011 - June 22
--- The Income Management Strategies of Older Couples in Canada - June 22
--- Canadian Community Health Survey, 2010 - June 21
--- Leading indicators, May 2011 - June 21
--- Education Indicators in Canada: Fact Sheets --- Spending on Postsecondary Education - June 21
--- Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, First quarter 2011 - June 20
--- Low Income Lines, 2009-2010 - June 15
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Recently in the New York Times:
--- An Unfair Burden [on the Poor]- June 24
--- Polling Poverty... and Pessimism - June 25
--- How to Cut Child Poverty in Half - June 13
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

June 19, 2011
* Making Toronto Safer A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Transitional Housing Supports for Men Leaving Incarceration (John Stapleton, Brendon Pooran and René Doucet)
* [Ontario] Laidlaw Foundation 2010 Annual Report - June 2011
* [Ontario] Income Delivery Architecture: Where Does Your Cheque Come From? And Why Does It Matter? (Income Security Advocacy Centre ) - June 2
* Income of Canadians, 2009 (Statistics Canada) - June 15
* Action to End Poverty in Alberta
* Ontario poverty rate up since last election (Social Planning Network of Ontario) - June 17
* [Toronto] How the mayor can keep a roof over TCHC’s head (Nick Falvo in the Toronto Star) - June 19
* Minister Flaherty Introduces the Supporting Vulnerable Seniors and Strengthening Canada's Economy Act (Finance Canada) - June 14
* Tough on poverty, tough on crime? (Citizens for Public Justice) - May 2
* Ontarians need a housing benefit [Toronto Hunger Snapshot] (Daily Bread Food Bank) - June 15
* Tax Freedom Day is nothing to celebrate (Vancouver Sun) - June 10
* Social Assistance reform policy proposals (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice) - May 25, 2011
* Brigit's Notes, June 2011 (Canadian Women's Health Network)
* Poverty Act Introduced in the BC Legislature (Citizens for Public Justice) - June 3
* Government of Canada 2011-12 main estimates tabled - June 3
* The Economic Well-Being of Canadians: Is there a Growing Gap? May 2009
(Chris Sarlo, Fraser Institute)
* Christopher Sarlo advocated for a guaranteed annual income in 2001? (Fraser Institute)
* Fraser Institute school report cards --- War on public schools rages (Donald Gutstein in rabble.ca) - May 17
* June 1 : Sun News "cultural philistine" attacks Margie Gillis and arts funding
* The Tobin Tax : The case for a tax on international monetary transactions (James Tobin in the CCPA Monitor - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 1
* In the wake of our G-20 violence: Canada can learn from the police reforms in Northern Ireland
(April 2011 issue of the CCPA Monitor - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Income of Canadians, 2009 - June 15

--- 2008 Census Test: Content Analysis Report (the long-form Census questionnaire and the National Housing Survey) - June 14
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), Fourth quarter 2010 - June 14

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

June 12, 2011
* Sponsors of 'rogue' immigrants must repay welfare money : Supreme Court - June 10
* Launch of the Ontario Social Assistance Review website - June 9
*Moving to a Poverty Free Ontario (Poverty Free Ontario --- Social Planning Network of Ontario) - June 7
* 2011 Spring Report and 2011 Status Report (Auditor General of Canada) - June 9
* The Progressive Economics Forum at the Canadian Economics Association Meetings
(Jim Stanford in the Progressive Economics Forum) - June 8
* City of Toronto : Social Policy Analysis & Research Bulletin - June 8
* Federal Budget 2011 - June 6
* Tax Freedom Day (Fraser Institute) vs Tax Benefits Day (Canada Without Poverty) - June 6, 7
* National Aboriginal Housing Association
* Alberta Welfare Reform [in 1993] and Employment Outcomes of Welfare Recipients (Progressive Economics Forum) - April 30
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, May 2011- June 10

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

June 5, 2011
* The Social Assistance Review: Resources on What You Need to Know (Income Security Advocacy Centre) - June 3
* Postal strike contingency plans for social assistance payments
* [British Columbia] Barnes takes up dad's welfare cause : Raise the Welfare Rates (Vancouver Courier) - June 3
* With temporary workers, flexibility’s the name of the game (Globe and Mail) - June 2
* Rising CEO Pay: Could it fuel social unrest? [three-part video] (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - June 1
* [Federal] Budget 2011 Redux : What's New in Version 2 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - June 1
* June 2011 Hennessy's Index : Minimum vs Living Wage (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - June 1
* Tory welfare wait period could be costly (CBC News) - June 1
* Social Planning Toronto SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin - May 30
* [British Columbia] The MLA Welfare Challenge : Can you live on $610 a month? (Raise the Rates) - May 26
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
May 30 releases:
--- Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, first quarter 2011
--- National Income and Expenditure Accounts: Data Tables, first quarter 2011
--- Financial Flow Accounts: Data Tables, first quarter 2011
--- Estimates of Labour Income: Data Tables, first quarter 2011
--- Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts
--- Gross Domestic Product by Industry, March 2011

May 19 release:
--- Education Matters May 2011 issue
=====> Competing Priorities – Education and Retirement Saving Behaviours of Canadian Families
=====> Public School Indicators for Canada, the Provinces and Territories, 2000/2001 to 2008/2009

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Clock Ticks for a Key Homeless Program in New York City - (New York Times) - May 31
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

May 29 2011
* Penalized for working? Ontario Disability Support Program clients lose 50 cents on every dollar earned (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) - May 24
* Open Policy Course in Public Policy for Advocates and Activists (John Stapleton)
* New from Finance Canada:
--- Release of the Fiscal Monitor for March 2011 - May 27
--- Minister of Finance will deliver the next phase of Canada's Economic Action Plan - May 25

* Canada ranked worst of G7 nations in fighting bribery, corruption --- but Canadians are a happy lot. Go figure - May 24
* Homeless in Yellowknife: An Emerging Social Challenge (By Nick Falvo in The Homeless Hub) - May 2011
* MissingKids.ca (Canadian Centre for Child Protection) - May 2011
* Recessions : Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. (Michael Mendelson, Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - May 2011
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Public sector employment, First quarter 2011 - May 27
---
Payroll employment, earnings and hours, March 2011 - May 26
--- Study: Measuring voluntary interhousehold transfers, 2008 - May 25
--- Work absences in 2010 - May 25
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Global Peace Index 2011 (Institute for Economics and Peace) - May 25

* [Australia] Family assistance: what the changes really mean - May 20
* Basic Income News (guaranteed annual income) - May 2011
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

May 23, 2011
* Harper's Goal: Create a New Irrational Reality (Murray Dobbin in The Tyee) - May 23
* 45th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, June 2 - 5 (uOttawa)
* Exit Interview: NDP Tony Martin (CBC) - May 20
* New from Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ):
--- Childcare and early childhood : Backgrounder and CPJ position paper
--- Taxation : Backgrounder and CPJ position paper
* New site content from the National Housing Research Committee (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
--- Spring 2011 newsletter
--- National Housing Research Committee Meeting : Spring 2011 Session (May 2-4, 2011)
* The Harper Government ™ Ministry (Office of the Prime Minister) - May 18
* Post-mortem of the 2011 federal election in four parts (Framed in Canada : Trish Hennessy's blog) - May 16 to 18
* Drug prohibition is dumb on crime (Conrad Black in the National Post) - May 14
* Immigration and the Canadian Welfare State 2011 (Fraser Institute) - May 17
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, April 2011 - May 19
--- Employment Insurance, March 2011
- May 19
--- Study: Education and retirement saving behaviours of families, 2009 - May 19
--- Leading indicators, April 2011 - May 18
--- Health Reports - May 2011 online edition - May 18
--- Study: Violent victimization of Aboriginal women, 2009 - May 17
--- Study: Trends in the use of remand in Canada, 1999/2000 to 2009/2010 - May 17
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] - Free asthma inhalers from CoalCares! - May 2011
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

May 15, 2011
* Working Better: Creating a High-Performing Labour Market in Ontario (Tom Zizys, Metcalf Foundation) - May 10
* Charting Prosperity: Practical Ideas for a Stronger Canada - Policy Insights 2011 (Maytree) - May 5
* Government of Nunavut Announces Poverty Reduction Initiatives - May 5
* [British Columbia] Community Plan for a Public System of Integrated Early Care and Learning (Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC and Early Childhood Educators of BC) - April 2011
* IMPACT Newsletter - Spring 2011 issue (Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services - uOttawa) - May 2011
* Harper Government gets an F- for transparency (Canadian Journalists for Free Expression - May 10
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Census 2011
---
Canadian Economic Observer, May 2011 - May 12
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, February 2011 - May 11
--- Pension plans in Canada, as of January 1, 2010 - May 9

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] The McEconomy : Hollowing Out of the Middle Class (Common Dreams.org) - May 9
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

May 8, 2011
* Federal election 2011 results : The people of Canada have spoken : jails and jets it is.
* The costs of poverty vs guaranteed annual income (GAI) - Globe and Mail
* "Taxes are the price we pay for the Canada we love" (Canadians for Tax Fairness)
* Fiscal Record of Canadian Political Parties
(Progressive Economics Forum Blog) - April 29
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Census 2011
--- Labour Force Survey, April 2011 - May 6
--- Consumer Price Index: A preview of the upcoming basket update - May 4

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*
Growing Income Inequality in OECD Countries: What Drives It and How Can Policy Tackle It? (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) - May 2
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

May 1, 2011
* Federal Election 2011 Endorsements Left and Right : The Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail (no surprises here.)
* Addressing Child and Family Poverty in Canada: Where do the parties stand? (Campaign 2000) - April 28
* The descent of democracy: A country under one man’s thumb (iPolitics.ca) - April 27
* Tax Free Savings Accounts : good or bad? Surprisingly, the Financial Post and the Toronto Star disagree - April 28
* Rick Mercer with the leaders on the federal campaign trail (Macleans.ca) - April 28
* Short-form census makes debut Monday (Toronto Star) - April 28
* 5,000+ websites and web pages with links back to Canadian Social Research Links (Yahoo Site Explorer)
* Time to give the poor a break (Winnipeg Sun) - April 26
* Tories compiled Harper's most controversial quotes (The Canadian Press) - April 25
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Education Indicators in Canada, April 2011 issue - April 29
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, February 2011 - April 28
--- Births, 2008 - April 27
--- Study: Retiring with debt, 2009 - April 27
--- The distribution of mortgage debt in Canada - April 27

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Doing Better for Families (Organisation for EconomicCo-operation and Development) - April 27
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

April 25, 2011
* Election Coverage 2011 from the Women's Legal Education Fund and the Ad Hoc Coalition for Women's Equality and Human Rights
*
Equality Rights Central (Women's Legal Education and Action Fund)
*
Twenty federal election websites from rabble.ca
* Election Coverage 2011: Party Platforms & Poverty (Dignity for All) - April 20
* NDP Surge to Second Place Nationally and First in Quebec as Liberals Stumble, Bloc Collapse (Ipsos Reid) - April 21
* Up, down, no change? Conflicting election polls confusing, headache-inducing
(Winnipeg Free Press) - April 20
* Video: Margaret Atwood on the 'Dictato-meter' (Globe and Mail) - April 21
* X-Ray Magazine Vote Mob Edition (including Top 10 Kick-Ass Election Sites) - April 21
* Canadian Federal Election Resources (Citizens for Public Justice)
* Release of the Fiscal Monitor for February 2011 (Finance Canada) - April 21
* Opposition not prepared to work with minority government: Harper (Toronto Star) - April 20
* Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador
* Newfoundland and Labrador Budget 2011 - April 19
* Register now for the webcast of the CMHC National Housing Research Committee Meetings (May 3-4, 2011)
* Directory of Canadian and International Think Tanks (Hillwatch)
* Poll Trackers and Vintage Voters

*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: Debt and family type, 2009 - April 21
--- Study: How personal bankruptcy affects retirement plans, 2007 - April 21
--- Breast cancer incidence and neighbourhood income
- April 20
--- Consumer Price Index, March 2011- April 19
--- Leading indicators, March 2011 - April 19
--- Legal aid, 2009/2010 - April 19
--- Employment Insurance, February 2011 - April 18
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] A Hand Up: How State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2011 (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - April 16
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

April 17, 2011
* Harper’s Index and Project Democracy - April 16
* The French leaders' debate : Post-mortem - April 14
* The English leaders' debate : Post-mortem - April 13
* Election 2011: Fighting poverty – the party platforms - April 13
* The Social Election Experiment - April 13
* Ontario govt. overhauling its adoption system (Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth)
- April 13
* Manitoba Budget 2011 - April 12
* Are the federal parties putting their money where their mouths are? (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 12
* Prince Edward Island Budget 2011 - April 6
* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's housing cure is ill-advised (Nick Falvo in the Toronto Star) - April 12
* The Auditor General of Canada opens two cans of worms just in time for the leaders' debate - April 11

* Report Card on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa, Jan–Dec 2010 (Alliance to End Homelessness in Ottawa) - April 11
* More federal election resources
* The New Democratic Party Platform (2011 federal election)
- April 10
* Mulroney uneasy with Harper's Tories (Toronto Star) - April 8
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Disparities in life expectancy at birth (Health at a glance, April 2011) - April 15
--- Canadian Economic Observer, April 2011 - April 14
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, January 2011
- April 11
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs

* The New Demography of Poverty: The Wisconsin Poverty Measure and Effects of Federal and State Policies in Wisconsin (Brookings Institution) - March 31
* Today is U.S. Tax Freedom Day!! ( + reality check ) - April 12
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

April 10, 2011
* The Conservative Party Platform (2011 federal election)
- April 8
* Welfare Incomes 2009 – Update as of March 2011 (National Council of Welfare) - April 8

* Winnipeg Street Health Report 2011 (Main Street Project) - April 6
* Rewarding Stephen Harper for contempt of Parliament and for silencing dissent - April 6
* Nova Scotia Budget 2011 --- Making Life Better for Families - April 5
* Bloc québécois electoral platform (2011 federal election)
- April 4
* Restoring Minimum Wages in Canada (Ken Battle, Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - April 2011
* Canadian Union of Public Employees launches its federal election website - April 5
* Voice Of The Vulnerable (Voices From the Street and the Daily Bread Food Bank) - April 4
* The Liberal Party Platform - April 3
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, March 2011 - April 8
--- Women in Canada: The criminal justice system, 2009 - April 1
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The United States of Inequality - ten-part series (Slate Magazine) - September 14, 2010
* Historical information on income inequality in the U.S. (Census Bureau)

* The United States Social Security Administration (Online services and publications)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

April 3, 2011
* Ontario Social Assistance Special Diet Allowance Changes (
Ministry of Community and Social Services) - April 1
* Austerity, Resistance and the Poor [the Ontario Special Diet] (John Clarke in The Bullet) - April 1
* Creative use of tax loophole blunts injustice (Carol Goar in the Toronto Star) - March 29
* Reforming Ontario’s Universities (Nick Falvo in the Progressive Economics Forum) - March 31
* Ontario Budget 2011-2012 - March 29
* Ontario: February 2011 social assistance (welfare) caseloads (Commentary by John Stapleton)
* New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NB-ACSW) : Abolished April 1? - May 2, 2011
* 2011 federal election : May 2, 2011
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2011
- March 31
--- Civil Court Survey, 2009/2010 - March 29
--- Child and spousal support in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, 2009/2010 - March 29

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%
(wealth inequality) - May 2011 issue of Vanity Fair
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

March 27, 2011
* The 2011 federal election will take place on May 2, 2011
* Saskatchewan 2011-12 Budget - March 23, 2011
* Federal Government 2011-12 Budget - March 22
* New Brunswick 2011-12 Budget - March 22
* Release of the Fiscal Monitor for January 2011 (Finance Canada) - March 22
* Running on Empty: A Decade of Hunger in Ontario (Ontario Association of Food Banks) - March 2011
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: Consumption patterns among aging Canadians, 1982 to 2008
- March 25
--- Employment Insurance, January 2011
- March 24
--- Canada's population estimates, fourth quarter 2010
- March 24
--- Government Finance Statistics, fourth quarter 2010
- March 24
--- Leading indicators, February 2011
- March 22
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Openparliament.ca - Keep tabs on Parliament.
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] The Atlantic Magazine : April 2011 issue:
----- The 12 States of America (income inequality)
----- Secret Fears of the Super-Rich
* [U.S.] Policy Affects Poverty: The CEO Poverty Measure, 2005-2009 (New York City - Center for Economic Opportunity)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

March 20, 2011
* Québec Budget 2011-2012 - March 17
* Disaster in Japan
* Danny Williams’ Post-Secondary Education Legacy (Keith Dunne and Nick Falvo in Academic Matters) - March 18
* Are the poor part of the problem or misjudged? - March 1, March 4
* Canadian and American investment accounts (MoneySmarts blog)
* Alternative Federal Budget 2011 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 15
* Need help? Don't look to Ottawa (Toronto Star) - March 15
* The Non-Simple Economics of the Minimum Wage (Jim Stanford in the Progressive Economics Forum) - February 22
* Poverty: PM’s policy is to do nothing (Toronto Star) - March 12
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, February 2011 - March 18
--- Canadian Economic Observer for March 2011 - March 18
--- Health Reports - March 2011 issue:
------ Potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 among Status Indians, 1991 to 2001 - March 16
------ Potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 among Métis and non-Status Indians, 1991 to 2001
- March 16
--- Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, Fourth quarter 2010
- March 15
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Openparliament.ca - Keep tabs on Parliament.
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] It's the Inequality, Stupid (Mother Jones) - March/April 2011
* [U.S.] How the Recession Has Left Millions of Workers Without Health Insurance (The Commonwealth Fund) - March 16
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

March 13, 2011
* Government ignores Parliamentary Committee call for a federal poverty plan (Canada Without Poverty) - March 11
* [Ontario] Liberals urged to ‘put food in the budget’ (Toronto Star)
* Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
* At Home/Chez Soi - homelessness demonstration project (Duration 2009-2013) - (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
* Hunger Crisis : Report of the Hunger Inquiry (Recession Relief Coalition) - March 2011
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, February 2011 - March 11
--- Violent victimization of Aboriginal people in the Canadian provinces, 2009 - March 11
--- College enrolment, as of October 31, 2008 - March 10
--- College graduates, 2008/2009 - March 10
--- The financial knowledge of Canadians - March 8
--- Salary and salary scales of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities, 2009/2010 - March 7
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being (U. S. Government) - March 2011
* [ U.S. ] The State of Working America (Economic Policy Institute) - February 14
* [ U.S. ] Education is not the cure for high unemployment or for income inequality
(Economic Policy Institute) - January 12
* Microfinance in Bangladesh and India : FAIL? - March 2010
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

March 6, 2011
* March is National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month in Canada : Get Your Butt Seen!
*
Mowat Centre Employment Insurance Task Force Recommendations due in June 2011
*
Al Etmanski's Series on Poverty + PLAN RDSPs - February 2011
*
100th anniversary of International Women's Day - March 8
* One last pause to remember the Canada Assistance Plan - March 3
* Nunavut 2011-2012 Budget - March 1
* Call for Papers : International conference on Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion : Perspectives from Quebec, Canada and Abroad (Montreal, November 30 - December 2, 2011)
* Salvation Army Report Finds Poverty Myths Rampant (Ottawa Citizen) - March 1
* Hennessy's Index (March 2011) - Security/Insecurity (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 28
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - March 6
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 27, 2011
* $25.7 Billion spent on disability in Canada poorly coordinated? (Institute for Work & Health) - Winter 2011
* Ontario toughens welfare diet rules (Ministry of Community and Social Services) - February 26
* The Fiscal Monitor – December 2010 (Finance Canada) - February 25
* Alberta Budget 2011 - February 24
* British Columbia Liberal Leadership Candidates' Poverty Plans (StrategicThoughts.com) - February 22
* Minimum wage in New Brunswick is keeping thousands of workers in poverty (Common Front for Social Justice) - February 21
* The shame of Legal Aid Ontario (By Clayton Ruby in The Lawyers Weekly) - February 25 issue
* [British Columbia] Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (historical BC NGO resources)

* Tough on poverty, tough on crime (By Senator Hugh Segal in the Toronto Star) - February 20
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, December 2010 - February 24
--- Apprenticeable occupations and the employment downturn in Canada, October 2008 to October 2010 - February 24
--- Doctoral Students and University Teaching Staff - February 24
--- Study: Inside the labour market downturn, October 2008 to October 2010 - February 23
--- Public Sector Employment, Fourth quarter 2010 - February 22
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 27
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Twenty Facts About U.S. Inequality that Everyone Should Know ( Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 20, 2011
* Population Health, In Brief (news digest, free subscription) - Canadian Institute for Health Information
* [British Columbia] The Leadership Candidates on Poverty Reduction (BC Poverty Reduction Coalition)
- February 17
* The Current State of Canadian Family Finances 2010 (Vanier Institute of the Family) - February 17
* The Remaining Light - A documentary film about how we care for seniors (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 8
* NEW: 2011 Canadian Government Budgets Links page:
--- British Columbia 2011 Budget - February 15
--- Northwest Territories 2011 Budget - February 3
--- Yukon 2011 Budget - February 3
* Stephen Harper’s Hitlist : Power, Process and the Assault on Democracy (Murray Dobbin, Council of Canadians) - April 2010
* Is census data usable? ‘Our thinking has evolved,’ chief statistician says (The Globe and Mail) - February 14
* Minimum wages : job-killer or more BS? (Canadian Federation of Independent Business vs The Progressive Economics Forum) - October 2010
* Changes in Household Net Worth in Canada: 1990-2009 (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) - October 2010
* OpenParliament.ca - Keeping tabs on Parliament
* North Rejects Conservative Agenda: Fighter Jets, Prisons, Corporate Tax Breaks (Tony Martin, NDP) - February 14
* Calgary & Region Social Outlook, 2010 – 2015 (City of Calgary) - February 4
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French (RDI)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, January 2011 - February 18
--- Employment Insurance, December 2010 - February 17
--- Canadian Economic Observer, February 2011 - February 17
--- Leading indicators, January 2011 - February 16
--- Health Reports - February 2011 (Physical activity among First Nations people off reserve, Métis and Inuit) - February 16
--- 35,000 Census jobs across Canada (April-August 2011)
--- The Determinants of Educational Attainment Among the Children of Immigrants - February 15
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 20
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 - February 14
* [United Kingdom] Welfare reform plans unveiled - February 17
* UK Releases New Mental Health Strategy (Department of Health, UK) - February 2
* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 13, 2011
* [Ontario] Changes in the Special Diet Allowance effective April 2011 - February 11
* Dignity for All Campaign Mobilization Update: February 10, 2011
* Report of the Task Force Report on Financial Literacy (Government of Canada) - February 9
* Greater Toronto Summit 2011 - February 10-11 (Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance)
* [Ontario] Wasteful bidding process drives health professionals out of home care (Ontario Public Service Employees Union)
- February 3
* Vibrant Communities
* Oldie Goldie : Welfare in Canada: The Tangled Safety Net (National Council of Welfare) - November 1987
* [British Columbia] Saviours in the Shadows: Grandparents Raising Kids (The Tyee)
- February 3
* Persistent Poverty: Voices from the Margins (Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition) - December 2010
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- CENSUS JOBS!!
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 12
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 6, 2011
* 2011 Federal Election Resources:
---
Catch 22 strategy aims to vote out Stephen Harper government - February 3
--- CBC News Inside Politics Blog
--- Registered Political Parties' Fourth Quarter Financial Returns for 2010 Now On-line - February 1
* [British Columbia] What Happened to Welfare Applicants Who Dropped from Radar? - February 3
(The Tyee)
* Cuts Coming to the Canada Health Transfer and the Canada Social Transfer? - February 1
* How to Make $57 Billion Disappear : The Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board (Scott Clark and Peter DeVries, 3D policy blog) - October 13 (2010)
* The New Solitudes - By Erna Paris in the March 2011 issue of The Walrus Magazine
* The Hennessy Index : Inequality (Trish Hennessy - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 1
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, January 2011 - February 4
--- New terminology for "urban areas" -
February 3
--- Annual Demographic Estimates: Subprovincial Areas as of July 1, 2010 -
February 3
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, November 2010 -
February 2
--- Retirement, health and employment among those 55 plus
- January 31
--- Seniors' self-employment
- January 31
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - February 6
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Poverty in Numbers: The Changing State of Global Poverty from 2005 to 2015 (The Brookings Institution) - January 2011
* Food Security Portal (International Food Policy Research Institute - IFPRI)
- January 31
* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 31, 2011
* Ontario's welfare spending to rise by $500 million (Toronto Star)
- January 31
* [Ontario] Temporary Care Assistance for grandparents caring for children in need of protection (Toronto Star)
- January 21
* Naufragés des villes - Radio-Canada (10-part series on welfare in Montreal and Canada) - available only in French
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, November 2010 - January 28
--- Labour Force Survey: 2011 revisions - January 28
--- Purchasing power parities, 2009 - January 28
--- Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2009 - January 28
--- Residential care facilities, 2008/2009 - January 26
--- Consumer Price Index, December 2010 - January 25
--- Study: Education and earnings of childhood immigrants, 1986 to 2006 - January 25
--- "Ethical consumption" in Canadian Social Trends, January 2011 - January 25
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 23
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The recession and welfare caseloads in the U.S. (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)
- January 25
* If It Were My Home.com
* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)
* World Economic Forum 2011 (26-30 January 2011) / World Social Forum 2011 - (6-11 February 2011)

January 23, 2011
* Canada's Universal Periodic Review : Report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (International Human Rights) - Presented in the House November 3, 2010
* Annonce de programme télé /TV Alert:
--- Lundi le 24 janvier à 20h, heure de l'est à RDI : Naufragés des villes (L'aide sociale à Montréal)
--- Monday, January 24 at 8pm Eastern Time on RDI: 10-part series about life on welfare in Montreal (in French only)
* The federal contribution to reducing poverty in Canada (House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities - HUMA) - April 2008
* Census battle too important to give up (Eric Sager in the Victoria Times-Colonist) - January 19
* Let’s refocus on a guaranteed annual income (Senator Hugh Segal in The Globe and Mail) - January 19
* Slim bridge between Toronto’s two solitudes (Carol Goar in the Toronto Star) - January 17
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Employment Insurance, November 2010 - January 20
--- Canadian Health Measures Survey : Physical activity of youth and adults, 2007 to 2009- January 19
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 23
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines
for 2010 and 2011
* [U.S.] Poverty and Recovery (New York Times) - January 18
* Links to 150+ Anti-Poverty Proposals in the U.S. (Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
* Wikipedia celebrates its 10th year and looks to the future (The Scout Report)

* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 16, 2011
* Saskatchewan woman guilty of census refusal (CBC News) - January 14
* [Toronto] Poverty by Postal Code 2 : Vertical Poverty (United Way Toronto) - January 12
* ACJNet re-launched as three web portals : LawNet Alberta - LawNet Canada - LawNet Français - January 12
* Poverty - The 1% Solution (Andrew Jackson in the Progressive Economics Forum) - January 11
* [New Brunswick] The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Reality of Poverty in 2010 (Common Front for Social Justice) - December 2010
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: Comparing the 2008-2010 recession and recovery with previous cycles - January 13
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 16
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Homelessness Resource Center (U.S. Government website)
* Who is poor? Many of America's neediest may look a lot like you (STLtoday.com - St. Louis MO)
- January 7
* Australian Policy Online - selected recent content
--- Financial and non-financial support to formal and informal out of home carers - January 5
--- Paternalism in social policy: when is it justifiable? - January 5
--- Homelessness Information Clearinghouse
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 9, 2011
* New from the Caledon Institute of Social Policy:
--- People’s Review Panel: Getting the Ontario Social Assistance Review issues straight… from people with lived experiences of poverty - January 2011
--- Social Inclusion Consultation Workbook - January 2011
--- Provincial/Territorial Policy Updates, December 2010
* [Ontario] To the Lankin-Sheikh Social Assistance Review (Reuel S. Amdur in The Canadian Charger) - January 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, December 2010 - January 7
--- Study: Labour market outcomes of Canadian doctoral graduates, 2007 - January 6
--- Employment, Earnings and Hours, October 2010 - January 5
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit - January 9
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Census Bureau Releases Alternative Income and Poverty Estimates - January 6 +++ Supplemental Poverty Measure papers - January 8
* The United States of Inequality (Slate Magazine) - September 2010
* [Guaranteed Annual Income] To Beat Back Poverty, Pay the Poor (New York Times) - January 3
* Australian Policy Online - selected content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 2, 2011
* [The Fraser Institute] Think Tanks and the Propaganda Machine (Operation Maple) - December 5
* Innovative Approaches to Prosperity: Shaping Toronto’s Labour Market (Toronto Workforce Innovation Group) - November 22
* Social inclusion and poverty reduction reports released (Government of Yukon) - December 22
* [Historical] Provincial and Municipal Social Assistance Programs (Overview) - March 1996
* [Historical] Income Security Reform and the Concept of a Guaranteed Annual Income - 1995 (Queen's University)
* Jim Flaherty and his Pooled Registered Pension Plan (Finance Canada) - December 20
* Major federal transfer payments to provinces and territories for 2010-11 and for 2011-12 (Finance Canada) - December 20
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Australian Policy Online - selected content
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)


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