Canadian Social Research Newsletter

August 7, 2017


Welcome to the weekly Canadian Social Research Newsletter,
a listing of the new links added to the Canadian Social Research Links website in the past week.

You can find the online version of this (August 7, 2017) newsletter at this link:
http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/personal/news070817.htm

The e-mail version of this week's issue of the newsletter is going out to 2865 subscribers.
Scroll to the bottom of this newsletter to see some notes and a disclaimer.

IN THIS ISSUE:

* A Renewed Voice for Social Canada - July 2017 (Suggestion : A Canadian Council on Inclusion and Wellbeing (Michael Mendelson, Caledon Institute of Social Policy)
* 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)

Have a great week!

Gilles Séguin
Canadian Social Research Links

http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net

E-mail:
gilseg@rogers.com

A Renewed Voice for Social Canada - July 2017 (Suggestion : A Canadian Council on Inclusion and Wellbeing
(Michael Mendelson, Caledon Institute of Social Policy)

A Renewed Voice for Social Canada
http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/Detail/?ID=1116
By Michael Mendelson (Caledon Institute of Social Policy)
July 2017

Abstract:
The federal government’s promised poverty reduction strategy must be more than a one-time commitment. It must provide for independent continuing appraisal and reappraisal of where we are and where we need to be, as the economy and society change. This paper proposes that the Government of Canada, as part of its poverty reduction strategy, put in place a new ‘institution’ provisionally called the Canadian Council on Inclusion and Wellbeing*. The paper describes the reasons and the historical roots for such a Council. It then details a proposed structure and financing for the Council.

* For more information concerning the Canadian Council on Inclusion and Wellbeing,
click the link above ("A Renewed Voice..." ) and then turn to page 4.

Complete text (PDF - 6 pages)
http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/PDF/1116ENG.pdf

Source:
Caledon Institute of Social Policy

http://www.caledoninst.org/

Related links:

United Way Centraide Canada
http://www.unitedway.ca/

Supplemental Policy Paper:
A Renewed Voice for Social Canada
(PDF - 12 pages)*
http://www.unitedway.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/UWCC-Supplemental-Policy-Paper-A-Renewed-Voice-for-Social-Canada.pdf
July 14, 2017
* For more information concerning the Canadian Council on Inclusion and Wellbeing,
click the link to the supplemental policy paper immediately above and then turn to page 8.

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- Go to the National/Federal and International Anti-poverty Strategies and Campaigns page:
http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/antipoverty2.htm

What's new from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit

What's new from the
Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU):
http://www.childcarecanada.org

August 7, 2017
What's new online this week:

1. Research, policy & practice
- materials include: scholarly research, policy studies and briefs, government and NGO reports

CCAAC submission to the Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-budget consultation, 2018
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/ccaac-submission-standing-committee-finance-pre-budget-cons
2 Aug 2017 | Canada
Public consultation for the 2018 federal budget are underway. The Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada has submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance, maintaining the groups' longstanding support for a high quality, accessible, inclusive, comprehensive child care system and presenting new evidence showing its productivity-linked benefits.

Family policies and the weakening of the male breadwinner model
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/family-policies-and-weakening-male-breadwinner-model
2 Aug 2017 | International
New study provides a historical international comparison of 18 OECD countries' (including Canada) social policies and how they have reinforced or departed from the 'male-breadwinner' family model. 'Dual-breadwinner' or 'Adult-worker' family models tend to be supported by policies such as individual taxation, parental leave and high levels of public child care provision; authors follow the trajectory of the policies over time and across countries.

The household, income and labour dynamics in Australia survey
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/household-income-and-labour-dynamics-australia-survey
2 Aug 2017 | Australia and New Zealand
New report from Australia based on a comprehensive longitudinal data set (2001-2015) spans a wide range of topics for Australians. Child care is highlighted as a major policy issue and discussed at length. Analysis shows the proportion of parents paying for child care is at its highest, while parents' perceptions of child care indicate difficulty with access, cost and finding quality arrangements. Note: For child care analysis see pg. 20-26, also pg. 98-102.

Families, households and marital status: Key results from the 2016 Census
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/families-households-and-marital-status-key-results-the%C2%A02016
2 Aug 2017 | Canada
The third wave of Census data for 2016 was released today, providing basic data on families, households and marital status for the Canadian population. The Daily summarizes some of the themes and trends and links to the full documents. The Census does not provide data specifically about child care.

Determinants of a silent (r)evolution: Understanding the expansion of family policy in rich OECD countries
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/determinants-silent-revolution-understanding-expansion-fami
2 Aug 2017 | International
This study evaluates how family policies in 18 OECD countries have evolved over time, noting drivers of change. A systematic analysis of maternal employment reveals parental leave, as well as the availability and affordability of child care impact women's employment and gender equality, among other findings.

MORE research, policy & practice
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice

Child care in the news

New Child Care Act And Regulations now in effect
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/new-child-care-act-and-regulations-now-effect
2 Aug 2017 | Newfoundland

More Canadians living alone, with parents or without children: census
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/more-canadians-living-alone-parents-or-without-children-census
2 Aug 2017 | Canada

2016 Census: The Canadian families of today and yesteryear
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/2016-census-canadian-families-today-and-yesteryear
2 Aug 2017 | Canada

Trudeau talks child benefit, affordable housing during Barrie stop
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/trudeau-talks-child-benefit-affordable-housing-during-barrie-stop
2 Aug 2017 | Ontario

Trudeau also sits down with Lehman
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/trudeau-also-sits-down-lehman
1 Aug 2017 | Ontario

MORE child care in the news
http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news

Child Rights Information Network - CRIN

Child Rights Information Network - CRINMAIL
http://crin.org/
CRIN is a global children’s rights advocacy network. Established in 1995, we press for rights - not charity - and campaign for a genuine shift in how governments and societies view and treat children. We link to nearly 3,000 organisations that between them work on children’s rights in every country in the world and rely on our publications, research and information sharing.

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Latest issues of CRINMAIL

26 July 2017 - CRINmail issue 1541
http://mailchi.mp/crin/the-week-in-childrens-rights-699521?e=007dcf26d9

In this issue:
Latest news and reports
- Bodily integrity and health
- Armed conflict
- Juvenile justice
- Sexual abuse
- Education and privatisation
Upcoming events
Employment

20 July 2017 - CRINmail issue 1540
https://www.crin.org/en/home/what-we-do/crinmail/week-childrens-rights-1540

In this issue:
Latest news and reports
- Sexual abuse and exploitation
- Refugees and migrants
- Health and nutrition
- Child marriage
Upcoming events
Employment
Also in this issue:
Upcoming events
Employment
World news
Publications
Events
Issues
Law
Advocacy
Challenging violations
Take action
Campaigns
Guides

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To see a large collection of issues of CRINMAIL going back to 2011,
click the link below to the period you wish to examine:

Gilles' CRINMAIL Archive I (2014-2015- 2016)
http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/CRINMAIL_archive.htm
- includes a table of contents for each issue in 2014 and 2015, as per the above latest issue..

Gilles' CRINMAIL Archive II (2011-2013)
http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/CRINMAIL_archive2.htm
- includes a table of contents for each issue of the newsletter for 2011, 2012 and 2013

CRINMAIL Archive (from the CRIN website)
https://www.crin.org/en/crin-mail/864
- incl. links to the complete collection of CRINMAIL newsletters right back to #1 in July 2006
BUT there's no table of contents, so you must click each link to see the content of each issue.

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NOTE : In addition to CRINmail English, you can subscribe to the following newsletters:
* Armed Conflict CRINmail
* Child Rights at the United Nations
* Children in Court CRINmail
* CRINmail EN ESPAÑOL
* CRINmail Francais
* CRINmail in Arabic
* CRINmail in Russian
* Violence CRINmail

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CRIN News Archive
http://crin.org/en/library/news-archive

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CRIN Country Pages : CANADA
http://crin.org/en/library/countries/canada

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Children's rights Wiki - from CRIN
http://wiki.crin.org/mediawiki/index.php
The Children's Rights Wiki assembles all information about children's rights in every country in one place. The purpose of the project is to make the huge volume of information that exists on children's rights more accessible, assist children's rights advocates in identifying persistent violations, and inspire collective action. This is a web-based, multi-lingual and interactive project.

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Canada and Children's Rights
http://wiki.crin.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Canada
- from the Children's Rights Wiki

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http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/chnrights.htm

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