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December 29, 2014
No newsletter this week (Christmas break)

December 21, 2014
* SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - December 19
* Media & Policy News for 19 December 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* The Homeless Hub: Research Highlights from 2014
- December 18
* British Columbia still has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada (rabble.ca) - December 17
* Media and Policy News for 16 December 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Harper Government Providing Unprecedented Support to Provinces and Territories for Health Care, Education Canadians Rely On (Finance Canada) - December 15
* Recent releases from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba Office:
--- Moving to the City : Housing and Aboriginal Migration to Winnipeg
- December 9
--- State of the Inner City Report 2014 (Special focus on children in care and child welfare)
* [Manitoba] All Aboard [poverty reduction] Annual Report 2013 - 2014 - December 2014
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--
- Consumer Price Index, November 2014 - December 19
--- What can we learn about low-income dynamics in Canada from the Longitudinal Administrative Databank? - December 19
--- Employment Insurance, October 2014 - December 18
--- Study: New facts on pension coverage in Canada, 2012 - December 18
--- Canadian Survey on Disability, 2012 - December 18
---
Professional and informal mental health support reported by Canadians aged 15 to 24 - December 17
--- Canada's population estimates, third quarter 2014 - December 17
--- 13 jurisdictions, one perspective December 17

--- Gender gaps —Life expectancy and proportion of life in poor health

--- Pension Satellite Account, 2013
--- December 16
--- Education indicators in Canada: An international perspective, 2014 - December 15

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

December 14, 2014
* Same problems keep recurring in welfare computer systems (John Stapleton in the Toronto Star) - December 8
* [Ontario] Rising disability caseloads = more people vulnerable to hunger? (Daily Bread Food Bank) - December 2014
* Who’s Hungry : 2014 Profile of Hunger in the Greater Toronto Area (Daily Bread Food Bank) - October 2014
* Canada’s health care program is missing something important : Pharmacare. (Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE) - December 12
* The charts every Canadian should watch in 2015 (Macleans.ca) - December 11
* Quebec’s minimum wage to increase to $10.55 an hour in May 2015 (CBC News) - December 11
* Towards Prosperity: Federal Budgetary Priorities for People, Businesses and Communities (Standing Committee on Finance House of Commons Pre-Budget Report) - December 10
* Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act : Strengthening the Province's Retirement System (Ontario Ministry of Finance) - December 8
* Stephen Harper's Canada Revenue Agency : Selective Audits, "Political" Activity and Right-Leaning Charities (Broadbent Institute) - October 2014
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - December 12 (2014) issue 144
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]

* A tough month for job seekers in Ontario (Kaylie Tiessen, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Ontario Office) - December 5
* The Agenda with Steve Paikin : Canada's Income Gap (TVO) - December 3
* Social Assistance, Pension and Tax Credit Rates, October to December 2014 (Ministry of Community and Social Services)
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--
- Legal Aid in Canada: Resource and Caseload Statistics ==> Discontinued since March 2013
--- Job vacancies, three-month average ending in September 2014 - December 12
--- Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories, 2013 - December 11
--- Canadian Income Survey, 2012 - December 10
--- Study: Life satisfaction among recent immigrants in Canada: Comparisons with source-country populations and the Canadian-born - December 10
--- Foreign control in the Canadian economy, 2012 - December 10
--- Study: Labour force characteristics of the Métis: Findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey - December 9
--- Police-reported data on hate crime, 2012

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] Civil Legal Aid in the United States : An Update for 2013 (Center for Law and Social Policy) - November 2013
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

December 7, 2014
* National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - December 6
*
Ontario Disability Support Program Medical Reviews will increase in 2015 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre) - December 5
*
Media and Policy News for 4 December 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* International Day of Persons with Disabilities - December 3
* Applications are now being accepted for Canada Summer Jobs 2015 (ends January 30, 2015)
* Federal pre-budget consultations : 2015 Federal Budget. - November 2014 to January 2015
* Release of The Fiscal Monitor for September 2014 - November 28
* Ontario Association of Food Banks 2014 Hunger Report - December 1
* GiveWell / CanadaHelps.org
* Economics for Everyone : my favourite economics movies (Jim Stanford) - 2009
* How the Conservatives have failed on child poverty (Andrew Jackson, Broadbent Institute) - November 29
* Launch of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (The Homeless Hub) - December 3
* Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability Policy Manual revised to October 2014 + two annual reports added
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--
Labour Force Survey, November 2014 - December 5
--- Fiscal Arrangements Certificates: Federal Equalization Program, 2015/2016 - December 4
--- Study: Persons with disabilities and employment + Canadian Survey on Disability, 2012 - December 3
--- Homicide in Canada, 2013 - December 1
--- National Graduates Survey, 2000, 2005 and 2010 - December 1
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

November 30, 2014
* Campaign 2000 report cards : Marking 25 Years since Canada’s House of Commons’ Unanimous Resolution to End Child Poverty in Canada - November 24
* 2014 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada - November 25
* New on the Parliament of Canada website:
--- Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 - November 28
--- Bill C-43, Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2
--- Meeting needs for key statistical data [Statistics Canada) - November 2014
--- Departmental Action Plans and Progress Reports
* 2014 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada - November 25
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - November 26 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* The Definitive Ranking of Ridiculous and Misleading Conservative Names for Bills (PressProgress) - November 6
* Rick Mercer Repudiates Economic Action Plan Ads (YouTube)
* The Case For Leaning Against Income Inequality In Canada (TD Economics) - November 24
* Stephen Lewis roars once more in takedown of Stephen Harper government (Toronto Star) - November 23
* Canada's New Action Plan on Open Government (Open Government Portal) - November 6
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, September 2014
- November 27
--- Farm income, 2013 - November 26
--- Study: Mental health of the Canadian Armed Forces, 2013 - November 25
--- Canadian postsecondary enrolments and graduates, 2012/2013 - November 25
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Our Giant Welfare State (Washington Post) - November 25
* [International] OECD Social Expenditure Database- November 2014 Update
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

November 23, 2014
* November 2014 Metcalf Foundation Newsletter:
--- John Stapleton in the news
--- Better Work : The path to good jobs is through employers (Tom Zizys)
*
Media and Policy News for 21 November 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* 2014 Canadian Housing Observer (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) - November 2014
* Universal Children's Day : 20 November 2014
(United Nations)
* 25 years after Ottawa’s pledge to end child poverty, it’s time to hit ‘reset’
(Toronto Star) - November 19
* R.I.P. Canadian Women's Health Network / Réseau canadien pour la santé des femmes
- November 21
* Ontario Government's Plan Is Taking a Balanced Path to Achieve a Balanced Budget by 2017–18 in Fair, Fiscally Responsible Manner
- November 17
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - November 12 (2014) issue [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, October 2014
- November 21
--- Elementary–Secondary Education Survey for Canada, the provinces and territories, 2012/2013 - November 21
--- Employment Insurance, September 2014 - November 20
--- Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2008 to 2012 (provisional) - November 20
--- High-income trends among Canadian taxfilers, 1982 to 2012 - November 18
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in August 2014 - November 18

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs

* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

November 16, 2014
Revealing power imbalances: What do cigarettes, casino card counters and Jian Ghomeshi have to do with financial literacy? (John Stapleton, Open Policy) - November 9

* Restoring the Mandatory Long-Form Census (Private Member's Bill tabled by M.P. Ted Hsu)
* Harper Government Releases Economic and Fiscal Update (Department of Finance Canada) - November 12
* Toronto tops Canada in child poverty rates: report
(CBC News) - November 14
* Minister Deb Matthews at Ontario Nonprofit Network Conference 2014 (Ontario Nonprofit Network) - November 3
*
And then there was one! BC is now dead last in Canada when it comes to fighting poverty! (BC Poverty Reduction Coalition) - November 13
* At What Cost? The Impacts of Rushing to Balance the Budget (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 12
* Andrew Coyne, income splitting, and the child care blindspot (Broadbent Institute) - November 10
* Back to the kitchen, Mrs. Cleaver: Income-splitting and social engineering
(iPolitics.ca) - November 5
* The Parent Trap : Child Care Fees in Canada’s Big Cities - November 10 (David Macdonald and Martha Friendly, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 10
* Ontario Government To Increase Minimum Wage - November 10
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
---
Graduating in Canada: Profile, labour market outcomes and student debt of the class of 2009/2010, 2013 - November 14
--- Study: Agriculture in Canada - November 13
---- Canadian Megatrends – Fertility: Fewer children, older moms - November 13
--- Population growth: Migratory increase overtakes natural increase
- October 9
--- Canada's population estimates: Age, sex and marital status, July 1, 2014- November 13
---- Beta testing: Revising how Statistics Canada publishes information, November 12 to December 12, 2014

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Some 50 million Americans Face Cuts with expiration of working-family tax credits (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - November 12
* [United States] Recent releases from the Annie E. Casey Foundation:
--- Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach - November 12
--- 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book - July 22

* US wealth inequality - top 0.1% worth as much as the bottom 90% (The Guardian) - November 13
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

November 9 , 2014
* Welfare in Canada 2013 (Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - November 3
* Low-income Canadians hit by banking frills : November is Financial Literacy Month - November 3
* Bill C-626 : An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census)
(Parliament of Canada website) - November 7
* HungerCount 2014 (Food Banks Canada) - November 4
* Harper's Canada: Using omnibus budget bills to deny health and social assistance to refugees (rabble.ca) - November 3
* The staying power of unions (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - November 1
* Narrowing the Gap : The Difference That Public Sector Wages Make (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - October 29
* Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne a social justice premier? (Reuel S. Amdur in The Canadian Charger) - October 25
* Ontario : total income of single parents working at minimum wage went from $20K to $34K per year between 2013 and 2014 because of poverty reduction plan!! (Government of Ontario)
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
---
Labour Force Survey, October 2014 - November 7
--- Overview of the Canadian Government Finance Statistics - November 7
--- Canadian Financial Capability Survey, 2014 - November 6
--- Provincial/territorial economic accounts and more - November 5
--- Study: University graduates with lower levels of literacy and numeracy skills, 2012 - November 4
--- Business and employment dynamics data, for each province and the territories, 2001 to 2012 - November 4

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* London (U.K.) Living Wage increases by 35p to £9.15 per hour (BBC) - November 3
* NewsFlash, October 2014 (Basic Income Earth Network)
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

November 2 , 2014
* Release of The Fiscal Monitor - August 2014 (Finance Canada) - October 31
* New House Committee items posted on the Parliamentary Website - October 31
--- Departmental Action Plans and Progress Reports

--- Public Accounts : Chapter 8, Meeting Needs for Key Statistical Data — Statistics Canada
* Canadian women make half a million dollars less than men over 20 years
- October 29
(PressProgress )
* Media and Policy News for 31 October 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Prime Minister Harper announces tax cuts, increased benefits for families (Finance Canada) - October 30
* The State of Homelessness in Canada 2014 (Stephen Gaetz et al., The Homeless Hub) - October 2014
* [International - includes Canada] - The impact of the [2008] economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries (UNICEF) - September 2014
* Saskatchewan's Long-Term Social Assistance Caseload [1995 to 2005] : A review by Saskatchewan Community Resources (2007)
* Poverty strategy among items highlighted in Sask. throne speech (CBC News) - October 23
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, August 2014
- October 30
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in July 2014 - October 23
--- Study: Child care in Canada, 2011
--- Survey of Approaches to Educational Planning, 2013 - October 29
--- Canadian society and economy -
October 29
--- Study: Cumulative earnings by major field of study, 1991 to 2010 - October 28
--- A snapshot of the health of the Canadian population through the Canadian Health Measures Survey - October 27
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] - Changing Priorities: State Criminal Justice Reforms and Investments in Education (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - October 28
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

October 26 , 2014
* SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin Election Edition
(Social Planning Toronto) - October 24
* Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 (Harper Government™) - October 23
* Episodic Caregiver Support Initiative (Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation) - September 2014
* Minimum wage hike does not kill jobs: report (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - October 21
* Aboriginal Rights and Governance - links and resources
* Northwest Territories Income Assistance Policy, Procedures and Guidelines Updated - October 2014
* Nunavut Income Assistance: new Dept. and new program name
* [Federal] Government Tables Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Implement Tax Relief Measures (Finance Canada) - October 20
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Employment Insurance, August 2014
- October 23
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in July 2014 - October 23
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

October 19 , 2014
* 17 October : International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (United Nations)
* Poverty Costs Saskatchewan : A New Approach to Prosperity for All
(Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership et al) - October 2014
* The Burden of Poverty: A snapshot of poverty across Canada (Citizens for Public Justice) - October 2014
* Canada and BC Invest in Homeless Prevention (BC Housing) - October 17
* [First Nations Child Welfare Funding] Closing arguments in government discrimination case begin Monday (APTN National News) - October 17
* [Payday lenders] Recent events in Alberta around social policy and research (By Joe Ceci, Momentum) - October 16
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - October 15 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]

* [Federal] New Democratic Party pledges national $15-a-day child care - October 2014
* In the long view, inequality seems unimportant (William Watson in the Ottawa Citizen) - October 11
* Job Numbers Surprise (Angella MacEwen, Progressive Economics Forum) - October 10

*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, September 2014
- October 17
--- Study: Aboriginal languages and selected vitality indicators, 2011 - October 16
--- Heeding the users’ voice (New StatCan website coming this Fall) - October 15
--- Health Reports - October 15

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Speech : Perspectives on Inequality and Opportunity from the Survey of Consumer Finances (By Janet Yellen, Chair of US Federal Reserve) - October 17
* Human Development Reports - found in The Scout Report (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

October 12 , 2014
* [Federal Government] Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures - October 10
* Response on the financing of Employment Insurance and recent measures (Parliamentary Budget Officer) - October 9
* Making Sense of Poverty Measures (Katherine Scott, Citizens for Public Justice) - October 9
* Vital Signs Reports paint a stark picture of youth unemployment across Canada (rabble.ca) - October 8
* BIEN NewsFlash - October 2014 (BIEN = Basic Income Earth Network)
* Federally Registered Pooled Registered Pension Plans Now Available (Finance Canada) - October 7
* Living Wage momentum growing (PovNet et al.) - October 7
* Québec Handy Numbers, 2014 Edition (Institut de la statistique du Québec) - April 7, 2014
* [Long form Census] Eye-opening research stopped in its tracks (Carol Goar in the Toronto Star) - October 7
* Taking the measure of Fat City: Ottawa affluent and troubled, report finds (Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen)
* Canada Remains on Track to Balance Budget in 2015 (Finance Canada) - October 6
* Pharmacare national prescription drug program gains support (CBC News) - October 5
* The Future of Inequality (Andrew Jackson in The Broadbent Blog) - October 4
* Ottawa should think hard before squandering money on income splitting (Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - October 3
* First World Hunger Revisited :
Food Charity or the Right to Food? (Edited by Graham Riches, Tiina Silvasti) - September 2014
* Who Earns What?
(Macleans) - September 2014
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, September 2014
- October 10
--- Study: Cross-border shopping, 2006 to 2012 - October 8

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Childhood Food Insecurity in the U.S.: Trends, Causes, and Policy Options (The Future of Children) - Fall 2014
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

October 5 , 2014
* Media and Policy News for 29 sept 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Jurisdiction and Government Obligations to Non-Status Indians and Métis (Catherine Bell, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University) - October 2
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - October 1 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Poverty Reduction Reboot (video) : The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TVOntario) - September 23
* Better Work : The path to good jobs is through employers (Tom Zizys, Metcalf Foundation) - October 2
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: End-of-life care, 2012
- October 3
--- Canada's population estimates: Age and sex, 2014 - September 26
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, July 2014 - September 25
--- Newsletter for Communities (September 2014) - Ethnic Diversity and Immigration
--- Study: Young Canadians providing care, 2012 - September 22
--- Government Finance Statistics, second quarter 2014 - September 22

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

NOTE : There was no newsletter on September 28.

September 21, 2014
* Money for nothing : What effect would guaranteed annual income have on employers? (Canadian HR Reporter) - September 5
* NDP MP Romeo Saganash's Speech On Murdered, Missing Aboriginal Women Silences House (The Canadian Press) - September 19
* Plans to cut parental programs draw scorn in Quebec (Globe and Mail) - September 16
* Brigit's Notes - Le Bloc-notes de Brigit (September 2014 - septembre 2014)
(Canadian Women's Health Network - Réseau canadien pour la santé des femmes)
* Action for Seniors (Employment and Social Development Canada) - September 10
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - September 17 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]

* Poverty and the provincial election - September 16 - The New Brunswick Provincial Election is September 22
* Federal cuts force child-care, welfare groups to crowdfund (CBC News) - September 15
* Social Assistance Rates Update (eff. September/October 2014) : Ontario Works & Ontario Disability Support Program and the Ontario Child Benefit (Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* [Canada] Bill tabled to ban refugees from social assistance (Toronto Star) - September 11
* [Canada] A Petition of Academics Against the Canada Revenue Agency Audit of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (Progressive Economics Forum) - September 11
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, August 2014 -
September 19
--- Employment Insurance, July 2014 - September 18
--- Population projections: Canada, the provinces and territories, 2013 to 2063 - September 17
--- StatCan Blog, September 2014 : Projecting the population - September 17
--- Health Reports, September 2014 : Positive mental health and mental illness - September 17
--- Job vacancies, three-month average ending in June 2014 - September 16
--- Productivity: What Is It? How Is It Measured? What Has Canada's Performance Been Over the Period 1961 to 2012? - September 16

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2013 (Census Bureau) - September 16
* [New Zealand]
Universal Income Trust
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

September 14, 2014
* [Canada] Pre-Budget Consultations 2014
(Parliamentary Website, Finance Committee) - September 11
* New Brunswick Provincial Election
- September 22
* Canada's inequality growing: Stats Can (Toronto Star - Broadbent Institute) - September 11
* Should Welfare Recipients Try Harder to Find Work? (By Nick Falvo, Carleton University) - September 11
* More spin than substance in [Ontario's] poverty reduction plan: - September 8 (By Carol Goar, Toronto Star )
* The benefits of a federal minimum wage
(By Andrew Jackson in National Newswatch) - September 8
* Media and Policy News for 8 sept 2014 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
Ontario Social Assistance, Pension and Tax Credit Rates, July to September 2014 (Ministry of Community and Social Services)
* Right-wing Fraser Institute now claims it is not right-wing (PressProgress) - September 8
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- University tuition fees, 2014/2015 - September 11
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), first quarter 2014 -
September 10
--- Study: Canadians with unmet home care needs, 2012 - 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.] Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Didn’t Respond Adequately to Need During Recession (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - September 10
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

September 7 , 2014
* Fraser Institute misleads on costs of Canada Pension Plan (Andrew Jackson, Broadbent Institute) - September 4
* Societal changes happening in Calgary and Edmonton from the perspective of two former city councillors - September 2-4 (By Joe Ceci of Calgary and Michael Phair of Edmonton)
* Realizing Our Potential: Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy, 2014-2019 (Government of Ontario) - September 3
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - August 20 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Toronto child poverty rate at ‘epidemic’ levels (Toronto Star, Social Planning Toronto) - August 27
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, August 2014 - September 5
--- Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, second quarter 2014 -
September 5

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* By the Numbers: US Poverty (Bill Moyers.com) - July 24
* [U. S.] Using Gambling ("prize-linked savings accounts") to Entice Low-Income Families to Save (New York Times) - August 30
* Inequality for All (Robert Reich on the Moyers & Company TV show) - September 20, 2013
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

August 31, 2014
* More than just another long weekend: CUPE celebrates Labour Day (Canadian Union of Public Employees) - September 1
* Release of The Fiscal Monitor for June 2014 (Finance Canada) - August 29
* The "research" the Fraser Institute produces is junk --- Have a Happy Labour Day! (Alberta Diary) - August 29
* 55th Annual Premiers' Conference - August 26-30, 2014 (Charlottetown, PEI)
* Helping Make Postsecondary Education More Affordable : 30% Off Tuition Grant (Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities) - August 29
* Ontario Social Assistance Rates Update - eff. July/August 2014 (Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program) and the Ontario Child Benefit (OCB)
* A Second Look at the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act (Michael Mendelson, Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - August 25
* Housing For All: Sustaining and Renewing Social Housing for Low-Income Households (Canadian Housing & Renewal Association) - August 21
* Canada Child Tax Benefit Guideline Table : July 2014 to June 2015 (Canada Revenue Agency)
* The Manitoba Assistance Act replaced the Employment and Income Assistance Act on July 1, 2014
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian economic accounts, second quarter 2014 and June 2014 - August 29
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, June 2014
- August 28
--- Pension plans in Canada, as of January 1, 2013 -
August 28
--- Labour Force Survey: Review of the July 2014 release
- August 28
--- General Social Survey on caregiving and care receiving: Public use microdata file, 2012 - August 27
--- Study: Inuit health: Selected findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey - August 26
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Policy Basics: The Minimum Wage (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - August 27
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

August 24, 2014
* Mister Harper visits the Arctic:
--- Stupidity outbreak mars Harper’s Arctic visit
- August 22
--- Six reasons to roll your eyes during Stephen Harper's visit to the Arctic this week - August 21
* Peoples Social Forum 2014 : Ottawa, August 21-24, 2014
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - August 20 (2014) issue [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Basic Income Guarantee : Thinking BIG about welfare, inequality (Ottawa Citizen) - August 15
* OOPSIE : Statistics Canada retracts July jobs report because of 'error' (CBC News) - August 15
* Timeline of Canada Revenue Agency's political-activity audits of charities (Canadian Press) - August 3
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, July 2014 - August 22
--- Employment Insurance, June 2014 - August 21
--- Study: Net worth of the household sector: A Canada–United States comparison, 1970 to 2012 -
August 20
--- Going paperless : StatCan Blog, August 2014 -
August 20
--- Health-adjusted potential years of life lost due to treatable causes of death and illness -
August 20
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in May 2014
- August 19
--- Labour Force Survey, July 2014 (corrected) - August 15

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) at 18 (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - August 22
* Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming (TED Talks) - August 2014
* Hunger in America 2014 : National Report (Feeding America) - August 19
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

August 17, 2014 - No newsletter this week.

August 10, 2014
* Faux transparency and the First Nations Financial Transparency Act (rabble.ca) - August 8
* It’s Complicated : An Interprovincial Comparison of Student Financial Aid (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - July 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, July 2014 - August 8
+ Just how bad are Canada's latest job numbers released Friday by Statistics Canada? (By PressProgress) - August 8
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Which states have the highest levels of homelessness? (Washington Post) - August 8
* [United States] How to avoid another Wall Street tsunami (higher minimum wages + a new financial transactions tax [the "Robin Hood Tax"] (Fortune Magazine) - August 4
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

August 3 , 2014
* Ontario gives with one hand, takes with the other (
Carol Goar, Toronto Star) - July 31
* Media and Policy News for 31 July (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Ontario Liberal Budget Maps Out the Way to ‘Social Justice’ Austerity (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty) - July 31
* Three reasons why employment insurance is broken (Business News Network) - July 25
* Council of the Federation Infrastructure Summit on August 6 (Toronto)
* Recent postings from The Homeless Hub:
--- Housing First
--- Canadian Housing First Toolkit
--- Seven Tough Questions for Housing First - July 31
--- Infographic: A Job Doesn't Guarantee Freedom from Poverty -
July 23
--- Infographic: Domestic Violence Unmet Requests -
July 30
--- Solutions: Education -
July 28
* [British Columbia] Where’s the fanfare for tackling poverty effectively? (Trish Garner in Straight.com) - July 29
* The Canada Revenue Agency becomes an arm of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) (J. Baglow in rabble.ca) - July 22
* Northern Ontario has beautiful landscape but crushing poverty (Carol Goar, Toronto Star) - July 27
* Manitoba boosts rental allowance, introduces work program (CBC) - June 19
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, May 2014 - July 31
--- Study: The labour market in Canada and the United States since the last recession, 2007 to 2014 - July 30
--- 2011 National Household Survey Public Use Microdata Files – Individuals File - July 29
--- Financial information of universities and colleges, 2012/2013 - July 28

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [Australia] Work For The Dole (Newmatilda.com) - July 28
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

July 27, 2014
* Fifty years since Canada's last constitutional amendment on income security (John Stapleton, Vibrant Communities Canada) - July 21
*
Preventing poverty not a charitable tax goal, Canada Revenue Agency tells Oxfam
(CBC) - July 25
* Media and Policy News for 25 July (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* The Fiscal Monitor for April and May 2014 (Finance Canada) - July 25
* Can Increasing Inequality Be a Steady State? (Lars Osberg, Dalhousie University) - June 18 (2014)
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - July 23 (2014) issue [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* This Harper fellow is quite something, eh? (Scott Feschuk in Macleans Magazine) - July 25
* Six Hundred Reasons why Harper is a scumbag (West Coast Native News) - July 22
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Spending on research and development in the higher education sector, 2012/2013 - July 25
--- Employment Insurance, May 2014 - July 18
--- Newsletter for Communities - July 2014
--- Police-reported crime statistics, 2013 - July 23
--- Family income and income of individuals, related variables: Sub-provincial data, 2012 - July 23
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in April 2014 - July 22
--- Total income of farm operators, 2012 - July 22
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Wagemark
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

July 20, 2014
* Social Assistance Rates Update : Ontario Works & Ontario Disability Support Program and the Ontario Child Benefit (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre) - July 17
* Media and Policy News for 16 July + Ontario 2014 Budget analysis (By Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Seven reasons why disabled Canadians are losing CPP benefits (Michael Prince in The Globe and Mail) - July 16
* 2014 Ontario Budget (Ministry of Finance) - July 14
* What's wrong with Ontario Works
(By Mike Bryck, CUPE Local 2544) - July 13
* Yukon Government Balks at Using Federal Housing Dollars (Nick Falvo) - July 15
* Can (Ontario Premier) Kathleen Wynne change the conversation on poverty?
(Leilani Farha in the Toronto Star) - July 12
* The Real Cost of Payday Lending (Momentum.org) - June 2014
* Directory of Development Organizations : CANADA + International
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, June 2014 - July 18
--- Study: Ninety years of change in life expectancy, 1921 to 2011 - July 17
--- Study: The ups and downs of minimum wage, 1975 to 2013 - July 16
--- StatCan Blog, July 2014 : StatCan Calling - July 16
--- New Brunswick Wage Rate Survey, 2013/2014 - July 16

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [International] Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) NewsFlash - July-August 2014 - July 13
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

July 13, 2014
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - July 9 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Financial literacy and direct deposit (Toronto Star) - July 6
* Target-Benefit Pension Plans : Retirement - (Pensions Network Canada)
* Media and Policy News for 8 July (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, June 2014 - July 11
--- Government Finance Statistics, first quarter 2014 - July 10
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

July 6, 2014
* Media and Policy News for 30 June (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Canadian Labour Congress to Harper Government : Move forward, not backward, on retirement security - June 26
* Food Banks and the Dependence Myth (Food Banks Canada / Banques alimentaires Canada) - June 26
* Why the outgoing chair of Public Health Ontario is fighting for national home-care standards (Toronto Star) - June 30
* Poverty activists push for $20,000 per person minimum income (Toronto Star) - June 29
* Why Poor People Can't Just "Get a Job" (Huffington Post Canada) - June 22
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Life After Service Survey - July 3
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Inequality and the Case for Unions (Common Dreams) - June 22
* [United Kingdom] No more baby steps: A strategy for revolutionising childcare (Institute for Public Policy Research) - June 29
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

June 29, 2014
* Youth Unemployment in Canada : Challenges and Potential Solutions (Report of the Standing Committee on Finance) - June 27
* Housing improves plight of homeless people with mental illness, study finds (Toronto Star) - June 24
* Municipalities call for long-term housing plan as cross-Canada roundtables come to an end (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) - June 18

*
Canadians are invited to share their priorities for the 2015 federal budget
(Standing Committee on Finance) - June 6
* [New Brunswick] Provincial Election, September 22, 2014 : Is Poverty Reduction a priority for political parties? (NB Common Front for Social Justice)
*
What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, April 2014 - June 26
--- Police-reported hate crimes, 2012
- June 26
--- Study: National saving in Canada and the United States, 1926 to 2011 - June 26
--- Police-reported cybercrime, 2011 and 2012 - June 26
--- Residential Telephone Service Survey, 2013
- June 23
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] - The Three Biggest Lies About Poverty (Robert Reich) - June 14
* [United States] Minimum Wage - June 2014
* The 100 People Project
* SumOfUs.org

* Maternity Leave Policies Around the World (The Atlantic) - June 20
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

June 22, 2014
*
How government can empty out a bank account and leave you with nothing - May 19 (Tess in Open Policy Blog)
*
National Aboriginal Day - Honouring Our Past, Building Our Future - June 21
* Media and Policy News for 20 June (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Manitoba Government announces two new social programs : Co-operative Work Experience and Rent Assist (Winnipeg Free Press) - June 19
* Bill C-585: An Act to Exclude Refugees from Social Assistance (Canada Without Poverty) - June 18
* Canadian Health Care Isn't As Good As You Think It Is (Huffington Post Canada) - June 17
* [Prince Edward Island] Healthy diet not possible on social assistance (CBC News) - June 16
* Big Brother : Here's Lookin' At You, Kid (Huffington Post Canada) - June 16
* National Public Service Week + Five signs your Prime Minister doesn't like public servants (Press Progress) - June 16
* [Historical] Dismantling Social Welfare : Chronology of federal govt. cutbacks, 1985-1995 (Marjorie Griffin Cohen et al.) - November 1995
* Selected summer media scan sources
* Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation and newsletter subscriptions
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:

--- Consumer Price Index, May 2014 - June 20
--- Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories, 2013 - June 20
--- Employment Insurance, April 2014 - June 19
--- Canadian Demographics at a Glance - June 19
--- Understanding Labour Force Data [in Newsletter for Communities, June 2014]
--- Global stats (StatCan Blog) - June 18
--- Report on the Demographic Situation in Canada - June 18
--- Migration: Interprovincial, 2011/2012 - June 18

--- Job vacancies, three-month average ending in March 2014 - June 17
--- Study: Mixed unions in Canada, 2011
- June 17
--- Canada's population estimates: Census families, July 2013 - June 17

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

June 15, 2014
* Ontario life through the lens of the single social assistance rate (John Stapleton) - June 10
* Voter turnout: How low can we go? [Hennessy’s Index for June 2014] (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - June 1
* Ontario Provincial Election Night Results - June 12
* Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care National Day of Action on June 16, 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Study: Receiving care at home, 2012 - June 13
--- Canadian Community Health Survey, 2013 - June 12
--- Health Indicators, June 2014 - June 12
--- Registered apprenticeship training programs, 2012 - June 11
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), fourth quarter 2013 - June 10
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

June 8, 2014
* Ontario Election 2014: Where Do the Parties Stand? (Income Security Advocacy Centre) - June 6
* Stephen Harper’s evidence: Top 10 quotes from federal scientists in Canada (Mike De Souza) - June 1
* SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - June 5
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
---
Federal Scientific Activities - June 6
--- Labour Force Survey, May 2014 - June 6
--- Census of Trusteed Pension Funds, 2012 - June 3
--- Canadian and U.S. Prices, 1985 to 2011 - June 2

* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

June 1 , 2014
The Fiscal Monitor for March 2014 (Finance Canada) - May 30
* Media and Policy News for 30 May (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Numbeo - Canada/international cost of living calculator (incl. data for 100+ Canadian cities)
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - May 28 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Canada's eight biggest banks agree to offer no-cost accounts for financially vulnerable Canadians (Finance Canada) - May 27
* Ontario Election 2014 (Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian economic accounts, first quarter of 2014 and March 2014 - May 30
--- Study: Difference in earnings between the less and more highly educated immigrants entering Canada, 1984 to 2007 - May 29
--- Study: Difference in earnings between the less and more highly educated immigrants entering Canada, 1984 to 2007 - May 29
--- Food availability, 2013
- May 29
--- Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, census year 2011 - May 29
--- Police-reported sexual offences against children and youth in Canada, 2012 - May 28
--- Study: Adjusting the scales: Obesity in the Canadian population after correcting for respondent bias, 2011-2012 - May 28
--- Federal government spending on science and technology, 2014/2015 - May 28
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

May 25 , 2014
* International Human Rights Organizations Take On Government of Canada in Homelessness Case (ESCR-Net) - May 23
* Ten Things to Know About Yellowknife’s Northern Property Conundrum (Nick Falvo in Northern Public Affairs) - May 23
* Upcoming world conference dominates 2014 session of UN Forum on Indigenous issues (United Nations News Centre) - May 22
* The Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women : Testimony to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, April 30, 2014 ( Kate McInturff, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - May 20
* Post-secondary education : A debate on the distributional effects of tuition reductions versus those of targeted grant programs - May 2014
* 15th International Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network - Montreal, June 27-29, 2014 (Basic Income Earth Network)
* On the Job : Why Unions Matter in Alberta (Parkland Institute) - May 2014
* The New Brunswick Drug Plan (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice)
* The Tuition Map: New interactive tool on tuition fees in Canada (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - May 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, April 2014 - May 23
--- Employment Insurance, March 2014 - May 22
--- Health Reports, May 21
--- Quality : The Sequel
(StatCan Blog) - May 2014
--- Income of immigrants: Atlantic provinces, 2011 - May 21
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in February 2014 - May 20
--- Income of immigrants: Quebec, 2011 - May 20
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

May 18 , 2014
* No piece of cake! Linda Chamberlain applies for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) (John Stapleton, Open Policy) - May 16
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - May 14 (2014) issue [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* The situation of indigenous peoples in Canada : Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya - May 2014
* The Case for a Stronger Fair Wage Policy in Ontario (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - May 8
* Long Form Census Elimination - Payback Time:
--- Lots of Missing Data
(May 10)
--- Voluntary surveys do not give us the reliable information we need (May 4)
* Post-secondary tuition fees: progressive or not? (Alex Usher - Nick Falvo) - May 9
* Clarifying the difference between the minimum and living wage (By Seth Klein, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC) - May 9
* Hennessy‘s Index for May 2014 : Middle Class Angst (By Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - May 5
* Data.gc.ca
* Open Government Action Plan 2.0 Consultation (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat) - April 24
* Federal Public Service Renewal : Destination 2020 (Clerk of the Privy Council) - May 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Income of immigrants: Ontario, 2011 - May 16
--- Study: The distribution of employment growth rates in Canada : The role of high-growth and rapidly shrinking firms, 2000 to 2009 - May 15
--- Income of immigrants: Manitoba, 2011- May 15
--- Income of immigrants: Saskatchewan, 2011 - May 14
--- Income of immigrants: Alberta, 2011 - May 13
--- Guide to the Labour Force Survey, 2014 - May 13
--- Correctional services key indicators, 2012/2013 - May 12
--- Income of immigrants: British Columbia, 2011 - May 12
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

May 11 , 2014
* 2014 Ontario General Election : June 12, 2014
* 2014 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada - May 6
* The New Brunswick minimum wage should be $10.30 an hour in 2014 (By Roderick Hill for the NB Common Front for Social Justice, Inc.) - May 9
* Reminder : Canada-EU Workshop Series: Opening Up Canadian Federalism - May 9, 12, 13 and 16
* [British Columbia] "The 2014 living wage for Metro Vancouver : now $20.10/hour"
* [British Columbia] Opposition proposes BC Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act - May 6
* First Nations Education Act 101: A settler's guide (rabble.ca) - May 5
* Canada's sticky challenge of long-term unemployment (Tavia Grant, Globe and Mail) - May 4
* Politudes : The International Social Policy Monitor - April 2014 issue (Terrance Hunsley) - April 30
* Labour Market and Job Information (Employment and Social Development Canada)
* Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report 2012/13
* Employment and Social Development Canada's "new" website : first impressionshistorical EI info
* The History of Unemployment/Employment Insurance, 1940 to 1993 + other
* A Short Note To Correct Canadian Misconceptions About Indians Living Off “Taxpayer Monies” (West Coast Native News) - April 17, 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, April 2014 - May 9
--- The World Bank International Comparison Program for purchasing power: Overall ranking of countries, 2011 - May 9
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Half in ten report 2013 - Resetting the Poverty Debate: Renewing our Commitment to Shared Prosperity (Half in Ten)
* [United States] What The 1% Don’t Want You To Know (Upworthy)
* Fast food workers set to strike across the world on May 15
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

May 4 , 2014
* Ontario Budget 2014 - May 1 + election triggered for June 12 - May 2
* Media and Policy News for 01 May (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* [New Brunswick] Make Poverty an Election Issue -Provincial Election, September 22, 2014 (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice)
* The Best and Worst Place to be a Woman in Canada (By Kate McInturff, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 23
* Summative Evaluation of the National Child Benefit (Employment and Social Development Canada) - October 2013
* The National Child Benefit (NCB) Progress Report: 2008 (Govts. of Canada, provinces, territories and First Nations)
* The Well-Being of Canada’s Young Children: Government of Canada Report 2011
* How are Ontarians Really Doing? A Provincial Report on Ontario Wellbeing (Canadian Index of Wellbeing) - April 2014
* Indicators of Well-being in Canada (Employment and Social Development Canada)
*
Media and Policy News for 28 April (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* The Creation of a Shared Prosperity in Canada : Unions, Corporations and Countervailing Power (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 17
* Unions Matter (Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights) - April 17
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, February 2014 - April 29
--- Study: Living arrangements of children in Canada, 1901 to 2011- April 29
--- Study: Wages and full-time employment rates of young high school graduates and bachelor's degree holders, 1997 to 2012 - April 28
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Minimum wage: Congress stalls, states act (CNNMoney) - April 29
* [United States] Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Law Requiring Photo ID at Polls (New York Times) - April 29
* Canada's income gap among fastest growing in the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) - April 30
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

April 27, 2014
* The Fiscal Monitor for February 2014 (Finance Canada) - April 25
* 2014–15 Report on Plans and Priorities + Part II - Main Estimates (Employment and Social Development)
* From Health and Welfare Canada to Employment and Social Development Canada : What's in a Name?- April 24
* Ottawa unveils proposal for new Target Benefit Plans - April 24
* Homelessness & Health in Canada
(Manal Guirguis-Younger et al. - editors) - 2014
*
Ten ‘Take Aways’ From the Final Report of the At Home/Chez Soi Study (Nick Falvo, Carleton University) - April 24
* Ontario Energy Support Program Announced
(Eff. Jan. '16) - April 24
* Ontario Child Benefit increases to be tied to inflation CBC News) - April 22
* Canada-EU Workshop Series: Opening Up Canadian Federalism - April/May 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Firearms and violent crime in Canada, 2012 - April 23
--- Youth correctional services, 2011/2012 - April 22
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Welcome to the Piketty revolution (Salon.com) - April 27
* The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest (New York Times) - April 22
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

April 20, 2014
* Media and Policy News for 17 April (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Unions, Democracy and Equality (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 17
* [Toronto] SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - April 16
* New from the Caledon Institute of Social Policy:
--- Disability Policy Highlights, April 2014 - April 16
--- Federal Policy Monitor, March 2014
--- Provincial/Territorial Policy Monitor, March 2014
--- Municipal Policy Monitor, March 2014
* [Ottawa] 2013 Report Card on Ending Homelessness & 10-year progress report on homelessness (Alliance to End Homelessness) - April 15
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - April 2 + April 16 (2014) issues [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Hennessy’s Index: April 2014 : Ontario Equal Pay Day Facts (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 16
* [Free webinar] A Safe & Decent Place to Live : Towards a Housing First Framework for Youth (Homeless Hub) - April 22
* Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to Fraser Institute: you're wrong about public pension (PressProgress) - April 13
* Prince Edward Island 2014-2015 Budget - April 6
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, March 2014 - April 17
--- Employment Insurance, February 2014
- April 17
--- Perceived barriers to primary care among western Canadians with chronic conditions
--- Trends in out-of-pocket health care expenditures in Canada, by household income, 1997 to 2009
--- Health Profile, December 2013- April 16
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in January 2014 - April 15
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

April 13, 2014
* Media and Policy News for 11 April (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Jim Flaherty, former finance minister, dead at 64 (CBC News) - April 7
* Income splitting vs. childcare
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 9
* The Federal Role in Health and Health Care (Parliamentary Information and Research Service) - Revised September 2013
* Quebec Election 2014 (Results) - April 7
* Fifteenth International Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) - June 27 to 29, 2014 (Basic Income Canada Network)
* Chez Soi project (Housing first approach) a success in battling homelessness: study (Mental Health Commission of Canada) - April 8
* CBC News Archive : Cuts come to employment insurance - May 14, 1996
* Ontario nixes merger of province's two welfare programs (Toronto Star) - April 7
* Overview of Studies Related to Persons with Disabilities, House of Commons 1981–2012 (Library of Parliament Research Publications) - October 2012
* "NDP satellite offices" in Quebec and Saskatchewan (April 8) + Large-Volume Mailings (House of Commons Board of Internal Economy) - March 24
* Supplementary Measures of Unemployment in Canada (Library of Parliament Research Publications) - March 2013
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Long-term Care Facilities Survey, 2011 and 2012 - April 10
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
*
[U.S] Our Inequality [series] (Dissent Magazine) - March/April 2014
* Ten Things You Can't Buy With Food Stamps
(Huffington Post) - April 3
* World Food Clock
* Guaranteeing a Minimum Income Has Been a Utopian Dream for Centuries
(Motherboard) - November 14, 2013
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

April 6 , 2014
* Harper Government Supports Families Through New Health-Related Tax Relief (Finance Canada) - April 4
* Media and Policy News for 4 April (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Canada-EU Workshops : Opening up Canadian Federalism the European Way
(University of Victoria European Union Centre of Excellence) - April/May 2014
* Outrageous Fortune : Documenting Canada's Wealth Gap (By David Macdonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 3
* 10 Things to Know About the At Home/Chez Soi Study (April 5) +
Rising Homelessness in Toronto (
April 2) - By Nick Falvo in Progressive Economics Forum
* Nova Scotia 2014-15 Budget - April 3
* United Nations agency flags faulty Fraser Institute Index (PressProgress) - April 2
* Hennessy‘s Index (April 2014) : The Skills Gap Trope (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - April 1
* Free post-secondary education in Canada: It's not so radical (rabble.ca) - March 31
* [New Brunswick] Social assistance rates increase 3 per cent for 'most' clients (CBC News) - March 28
* The Fiscal Monitor for January 2014 (Finance Canada) - March 28
* I Am Armine Yalnizyan, Ask Me Anything (Reddit) - February 28
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, March 2014 - April 4, 2014
--- Canadian Community Health Survey – Mental Health: Public Use Microdata File, 2012 - April 3
--- Study: Occupational profile and overqualification of young workers in Canada, 1991 to 2011 - April 2
--- Changes in the occupational profile of young men and women in Canada - April 2
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2014 - March 31
--- General Social Survey: Caregiving, 2012 - March 31
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Ryan Budget Would Slash SNAP by $137 Billion Over Ten Years (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) - April 4
* [United States] Ten Poverty Myths, Busted (By Erika Eichelberger) - March/April 2014 issue of Mother Jones + bonus MoJo links
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

March 30, 2014
* Québec Provincial Election : April 7, 2014
* Media and Policy News for March 28 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Newfoundland and Labrador Budget 2014 - March 27
* Politudes : The International Social Policy Monitor - March 2014 issue (By Terrance Hunsley)
* Ontario's Gender Gap : Women and Jobs Post-Recession (By Kate McInturff, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Ontario) - March 26
* Social Planning Toronto Forum on Social Impact Bonds - Posted February 27
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Economic Insights – Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2014, no. 34 - March 28
--- Charitable donors, 2012 - March 27
--- Juristat Vol. 34, no. 1 (7 articles) - March 27
--- National Household Survey: Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity (10 links) - March 27
--- Registered retirement savings plan contributions, 2012 - March 25
--- Government Finance Statistics, fourth quarter 2013 - March 25
--- Community colleges and vocational schools: Revenues and expenditures, 2001/2002 to 2011/2012 - March 25
--- Universities and degree-granting colleges: Revenues and expenditures, 2000/2001 to 2011/2012 - March 25
--- Victim Services in Canada: National, Provincial and Territorial Fact Sheets, 2011/2012 - March 24
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

March 23, 2014
* [Ontario] Social Impact Bonds : Call for proposals (deadline May 2)
* Media and Policy News for March 21 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* First national survey of emergency shelters in Canada. (Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses) - March 18
* New Finance Minister supports tax loophole that 86% of families won't benefit from (PressProgress) - March 20
* Child and Family Homelessness [in Canada] : Building a comprehensive framework (Raising the Roof) - March 2014
* Saskatchewan 2014 Budget - March 19
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - Feb. & March 2014 issues [SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Government policies have widened Canada’s income gap (Andrew Jackson in the Globe and Mail) - March 17
* New Brunswick Social Assistance Reform - October 2013
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, February 2014 - March 21
--- Investment income, 2012 - March 21
--- Employment Insurance, January 2014 - March 20
--- Admissions to adult and youth correctional services in Canada, 2011/2012 - March 20
--- Canada's population estimates, fourth quarter 2013 - March 19
--- StatCan Blog, March 2014: Modelling Canada's tomorrows - March 19
--- Job vacancies, three-month average ending in December 2013 - March 18
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* How McDonald's and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens (Bloomberg) - November 13, 2013
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

March 16, 2014
* CURSE YOU, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services! - March 11
* Media and Policy News for March 14 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Saskatchewan "Poverty Costs” campaign launched to build support for poverty reduction plan - March 10
* NEW from the Parkland Institute (Alberta):
--- Alberta Budget 2014 a missed opportunity to address inequality
- March 7
--- Social Impact Bonds: An investment in the wrong direction - March 5
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Maintenance Enforcement Survey: Child and spousal support, 2012/2013 - March 13
---
Study: Interpreting Monthly Changes in Employment from the Labour Force Survey - March 13
--- Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), third quarter 2013 - March 12
--- Consulting services, 2012 - March 12
--- Legal aid in Canada, 2012/2013 - March 11
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [U.S.] We Can’t Grow the Gap Away (New York Times) - March 14
* Switzerland’s Proposal to Pay People for Being Alive (New York Times) - November 12, 2013
* Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

March 9, 2014
* International Women's Day (IWD) - March 8
* Media and Policy News for March 7 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Alberta 2014 Budget - March 6
* Manitoba 2014 Budget - March 6
* 2012-2013 Annual Report on Manitoba's Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion Strategy (Government of Manitoba) - September 2013
* Course Offerings in Spring 2014 by Richard Shillington:
--- Statistics Tools for and Policy Analysis, and
--- Statistical Analysis within Excel
* Newfoundland and Labrador : New Income and Employment Support Policy Manual + new stats - March 2014
* Economic inequality by the numbers (The Broadbent Institute) - February 25
* Hennessy’s Index, March 2014 : Tax Cuts 101 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - March 1
* [Prince Edward Island] 2011-2012 Community Services and Seniors Annual Report
* Erratum : University Governance by Nick Falvo (broken link in last newsletter)
*What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, February 2014 - March 7
--- Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, fourth quarter 2013
- March 7
--- Employment services, 2012 - March 4
--- Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2012 - March 4
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Some States Still Pushing Drug Testing for Welfare (The PEW Charitable Trusts) - March 6
* [United States] 2015 Fiscal Year Budget - March 4
* [United States] Urban Institute: Fact Sheets - March 2014
* [United States] The War on Poverty : 50 Years Later ---A House Budget Committee Report (House of Representatives Committee on the Budget) - March 3
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

March 2, 2014
* Media and Policy News for February 28 (By Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Release of the Fiscal Monitor - December 2013 (Finance Canada) - February 28
* 2014–15 Estimates : Parts I and II The Government Expenditure Plan and Main Estimates (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat) - February 28
* Canada’s Premiers Achieve Improvements in the Renewal of Funding for Skills Training (Council of the Federation) - February 28
* University Governance (Nick Falvo, Carleton University) - February 27
* SOUNDBITES e-Bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - February 13
* Recent releases from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives regarding income and wealth inequality in Canada
* The Cost of Eating in BC 2011(Dietitians of Canada) - February 2012
* Overview of Provincial (and Territorial) Welfare Reforms in the 1990s - October 1998
* The CANSIM Crash Diet at Statistics Canada.
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review (GDP by income and by expenditure, GDP by industry) - February 28
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, December 2013 - February 27
--- Study: The long-term labour market premiums associated with a postsecondary education, 1991 to 2010 - February 27
--- Shelters for abused women, 2012 - February 27
--- Canada's population estimates: Subprovincial areas, July 1, 2013 - February 26
--- Survey of Financial Security, 2012 - February 25
--- Study: Emerging trends in living arrangements and conjugal unions for current and future seniors, 1981 to 2011 - February 24
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Minimum Wage:
--- Raise the Wage
(from the White House website)
--- The Economic Case for Raising the Minimum Wage
(Council of Economic Advisers, The White House) - February 12
--- Business and the Minimum Wage (New York Times - February 27
* The Economic Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Five Years Later (Council of Economic Advisers, The White House) - February 2014
* [International] UNICEF Report: U.S. Ranks 34th Out of 35 In Childhood Poverty - February 15
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 23, 2014
* The Rise and Fall of Social-Assistance Use in Canada VS The Rise and Fall of Welfare Analysis in Canada
* Media and Policy News for February 21 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Quebec Budget 2014-2015 - February 20
* British Columbia Balanced Budget 2014 - February 18
* British Columbia Government Disability Consultation - Winter 2013-2014
* Politudes : The International Social Policy Monitor - February 2014 issue (Terrance Hunsley, Politudes) - February 19
* Presentation : Affordable Housing and Homelessness (Nick Falvo, Carleton University) - February 17
* [Québec] New Benefit Amounts in Effect as of January 1, 2014 : Social Assistance Program and Social Solidarity Program (Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale)
* [ Québec ] Manuel d'interprétation normative des programmes d'aide financière (Welfare policy manual - French only)
* [Ontario] Social Assistance, Pension and Tax Credit Rates, January to March 2014 (Ministry of Community and Social Services)
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, January 2014 - February 21
--- Employment Insurance, December 2013 - February 20
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in November 2013 - February 18
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* Population Clocks for Every Country
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 16, 2014
* Economic Action Plan 2014 : The 2014 federal budget (Department of Finance Canada) - February 11 (+ more recent)
* The Rise and Fall of Social Assistance Use in Canada, 1969–2012 (University of Calgary) - Posted February 13
* Strategic Framework toward the Elimination of Poverty in the Northwest Territories - June 2013
* Media and Policy News for February 10 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)

* British Columbia renews housing strategy - February 6

* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Victim Services Survey, 2011/2012 - February 13
--- Annual Levels of Immigration and Immigrant Entry Earnings in Canada - February 13
-- Study: Parenting and child support after separation or divorce, 2011 - February 12
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* U.S. Health Insurance ("Obamacare") update
* [U.S.] What does inequality mean in the real world?
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

February 9, 2014
* The Political Economy of Post-Secondary Education in Canada : Do High Tuition Fees Make for Good Public Policy? (Nick Falvo, Carleton University, Ottawa) - February 6
* Brigit's Notes / Le Bloc-notes de Brigit : February 2014 / février 2014 (Canadian Women's Health Network / Le Réseau canadien pour la santé des femmes)
* Recent postings on the Parliament of Canada website:
--- Departmental Action Plans and Progress Reports - February 6, 2014
--- A Study on Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace - February 2014
--- In from the Margins, Part II: Reducing Barriers to Social Inclusion and Social Cohesion - June 2013
--- Recommendations for the 2014 Federal Budget - December 10, 2013
* Hennessy’s Index – Income Splitting: Perks for the Rich (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 2014
* Alternative Federal Budget 2014 : Striking a Better Balance (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - February 5
* 2014-15 Government Budget season is officially OPEN
* Northwest Territories 2014-2015 Budget - February 6
* New Brunswick 2014-15 Budget - February 4
* Media and Policy News for February 4 and February 7 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* New McMaster University research centre to study disability and work (Toronto Star) - February 4
* Cost of poverty in Saskatchewan $3.8 Billion : Report looks at health, justice, more
(Saskatoon Star-Phoenix) - February 2014
* Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion in Québec :  2012 Progress Report (Centre d’étude sur la pauvreté et l’exclusion) - January 29, 2013
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, January 2014 - February 7
* 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)

February 2, 2014
* Release of The Fiscal Monitor for November 2014 (Finance Canada) - January 31
* The Housing First Model -- cure to homelessness in Canada? (rabble.ca) - January 28
* Income splitting is a tax gift to Canada’s rich: study
(By David Macdonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - January 28
* Minimum Wages:
--- Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage to $11 per hour on June 1, 2014
(Ontario Ministry of Labour) - January 30
--- [Ontario] Provincial advisory panel calls for annual minimum wage hikes pegged to inflation
(Laurie Monsebraaten) - January 27
--- On the sins of wages — when set by governments
(Andrew Coyne) - January 27
--- Ontario to raise minimum wage to close to $11
(Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star) - January 27
--- [Ontario] A $14 minimum wage could put Ontario on the right side of history
(Trish Hennessy) - January 27
* Media and Policy News for January 27 (By Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* 280+ Submissions to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario (2011-2012)
* Welcome to Harperland : Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining --- Indigenous leaders, conservation groups vow legal challenge. - January 2014
* Toronto's 'Robin Hood doctor' Roland Wong has licence suspended (Toronto Star) - January 22
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Annual revision of the Labour Force Survey seasonally adjusted estimates, January 2011 to December 2013 - January 31
--- Payroll employment, earnings and hours, November 2013 - January 31
--- The underground economy in Canada, 2011 -
January 31
--- Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, 2012
- January 30
--- Survey of Household Spending, 2012 Survey of Household Spending, 2012
- January 29
--- Causes of death, 2010 and 2011 - January 29
--- Canada's population estimates: Age, sex and marital status, July 1, 2013
- January 28
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] State of the Union Address (The White House) - January 28
* [United States] Remarks by the President on Minimum Wage and on Retirement (The White House) - January 29
* [United States] Medical Fundraising Made Easy (Health Networks)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 26, 2014
* A story of two poor seniors: Linda and Doris are the highest taxed people in Ontario (John Stapleton, Open Policy Ontario) - January 21 (Rev. Jan 25)
* "They can't, but we can" (cost of bringing everyone out of poverty in Ontario] - January 21 (John Stapleton, Vibrant Communities Canada)
* Want to help poor people? Give them money (Angelina Chapin, Ottawa Citizen) - January 24
* Ontario workers buoyed by U.S. minimum wage hikes (Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star) - January 23
* Fears of evictions across Canada as feds end co-op housing subsidy (Global News) - January 22
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - January 22 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Media and Policy News for January 21 and January 24 (By Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* Op-Ed: Harper’s economic index: an 8-year report card (Ottawa Citizen) - January 22
* Federal programs and research facilities that have been shut down or had their funding reduced (The Fifth Estate - CBC) - January 10
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Consumer Price Index, December 2013 - January 24
--- Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2013 - January 24
--- Employment Insurance, November 2013 - January 23
--- Study: Long-term labour market premiums associated with a terminal high school diploma, 1991 to 2010 - January 23
--- School board revenues and expenditures, 2011 - January 22
--- Research and development of Canadian non-profit organizations, 2014 (intentions) - January 22
--- Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in October 2013 - January 21
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] Kids Share 2013: Federal Expenditures on Children in 2012 and Future Projections (The Urban Institute) - September 24 (2013)
* [U.S.] Food Banks Anticipate Impact of Cuts to Food Stamps (New York Times) - January 18
* Americans Are Deeply Divided Over What Causes Poverty in the First Place (Atlantic Cities) - January 23
[U.S.] What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend? (New York Times) - January 18
* The 2014 U.S. Federal Budget, Per Person (New York Times) - January 18
* [International] Working for the Few : Political capture and economic inequality (OXFAM) - January 20
* World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 : January 22-25
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 19, 2014
* Whither the minimum wage?
--- Are Higher Minimum Wages Un-Canadian? - January 16
--- (CBC Radio) Project Money - January 14
--- Media scan by Jennefer Laidley - January 17
* The one chart that blows anti-union arguments out of the water (PressProgress - Unifor) - January 15
* Surprise! Fraser Institute comes out against living wage (PressProgress) - January 14
* [Toronto] Soundbites- e-bulletin (Social Planning Toronto) - January 15
* Media and Policy News for January 14 and January 17 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* How to spot a sociopath (Natural News) - June 2012
* Economic Club of Canada Address Highlights Priorities of Economic Action Plan 2014 (Department of Finance Canada) - January 14
* Politudes: International Social Policy Monitor (newsletter) - January 2014 issue
* The Harper Government™ discreetly rolls out the "new and improved" (!?%#?) canada.gc.ca website - December 2013
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Total income of farm families, 2011 - January 15
--- Study: Wages, youth employment and school enrollment, 2001 to 2008 - January 15
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [United States] 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) - November 2013
* [United States] Seeking Ways to Help the Poor and Childless [Earned Income Tax Credit] (New York Times) - January 14
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 12, 2014
* [British Columbia] Donating isn’t a long-term solution for poverty and hunger
(Straight.com) - January 9
* SPARmonitor - Monitoring Toronto's Social Change - January 8 (2014) issue
[SPAR = Social Policy Analysis & Research, City of Toronto]
* Media and Policy News for January 6 and January 8 (Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy Centre)
* [New Brunswick] Proposal for 2014-2015 Provincial Budget (New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice) - January 6
* Stephen Harper's 13 Fails of 2013 (Sarah Schmidt in The Tyee) - January 4 journalism) - December 2013
* Hennessy’s Index for January 2014 – some words that should be banished (Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
* CMHC releases the 2013 Canadian Housing Observer [Report on Housing in Canada]
(Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC) - December 18
* Breaking the Cycle: The Fifth Progress Report (Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy) - December 16
* Nunavut Poverty Reduction : An Update (Caledon Institute of Social Policy) - November 2013
* Empathy, dignity, and respect: Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care
(Health Council of Canada) - December 11, 2012
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Labour Force Survey, December 2013 - January 10
--- Study: The impact of Canada's firm-size disadvantage on the labour productivity gap between Canada and the United States - January 8
--- Education indicators in Canada: An international perspective, 2013 - January 8
--- Government Finance Statistics, third quarter 2013 - January 6
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* [Florida] Federal judge rules drug testing welfare recipients unconstitutional (Jacksonville.com) - December 31
* Why we should give free money to everyone. (De Correspondent - Dutch online journalism platform)
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)

January 5, 2014
* Raise the Minimum wage to $21.90 an hour? Just like 100 years ago… (John Stapleton, Open Policy Ontario) - December 29
* Canadian Native Reservations Lead To 'Social Evil', Say Scholars (Science 2.0) - January 5
* All in a Day's Work? CEO Pay in Canada (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) - January 2
* [New Brunswick] 2013 Annual Review of David Alward’s government (Common Front for Social Justice Inc.) - December 2014
* What's New in The Daily [Statistics Canada]:
--- Nothing new since December 24
* What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit
* Poverty Dispatch: U.S. media coverage of social issues and programs
* The [U.S.] Supplemental Poverty Measure : Update (Census Bureau) - January 3
* [United States] The Campaign for a Bigger Paycheck (New York Times Editorial Board) - January 1
* CRINMAIL (weekly children's rights newsletter)


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