July 2012) * Annual Report of the Auditor General of Ontario for 2011 (December 5/11) * Review of social assistance in Ontario (2011) * Ontario Social Assistance Review Commission * Special Diet Allowance Changes April 1, 2011 * Ontario Launches Comprehensive Social Assistance Review (Nov.30/10) * 2009-2010 Annual Report : Ministry of Community and Social Services - this annual report is part of the Results-based Plan Briefing Book 2010-11 ..the Ministry of Community and Social Services * Social Assistance and Pensions - from Your Legal Rights * Social Assistance Advisory Council Members - biographical notes * Recommendations for an Ontario Income Security Review: Report of the Ontario social Assistance Review Advisory Council (May 2010) * Letters from Community and Social Services Minister Madeleine Meilleur to the Chair of the Social Assistance Review Advisory Council: (1) June 10, 2010 (PDF - 22K, 2 pages) (2) March 26, 2010 (PDF - 42K, 1 page) * Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy : Breaking the Cycle (PDF - 1.3MB, 45 pages) - December 4, 2008 [ Highlights ] Source: Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy Poverty Watch Ontario (NGO reactions to the poverty reduction strategy) Income Security Advocacy Centre * Welfare raise leaves cheque at 1988 levels (Nov.
Child assistance payment - The child assistance is intended to cover the basic needs of children under age 18 in low-income families, taking into account the Canada Child Tax Benefit paid by the federal government.
19/08) * Still Left behind : A Comparison of Living Costs and Income Assistance in British Columbia (PDF - February 2008, from the Social Planning and Research Council)Welfare statistics See Social Assistance caseload/beneficiary statistics and expenditure information, 1997 to 2014 (further down on the page you're reading presently) Bureau of Statistics (no welfare stats) See also: Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Source: National Council of Welfare Related Links Income Security Reforms --- Community Voices - April 2006 (PDF - 930.81 K) --- Breaking Down the Barriers - July 2007 (PDF - 1.26 MB) --- News Release - Income Security Reform - August 2007 (PDF - 18.88 K) --- Backgrounder Income Security Changes - August 2007 (PDF - 54.4 K) --- Backgrounder Income Assistance Changes - August 2007 (PDF - 224.89 K) --- Income Security Review Changes 2007-2008 - Q&A - August 2007(PDF - 69.31 K)Legislation Social Assistance Act (PDF) - Nunavut Social Assistance Regulations NOTE: Use the Nunavut Dept of Justice legislation search engine to find the latest version of the Social Assistance Act and Regulations.
Welfare statistics See Social Assistance caseload/beneficiary statistics and exp See: Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Source: National Council of Welfare Welfare in Canada 2014 November 2015 By Anne Tweddle, Ken Battle and Sherri Torjman This report focuses on the incomes of four different households living on social assistance, commonly known as welfare for the full 2014 calendar year.
1/08) from The Toronto Star * Report of the Provincial-Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery Review - Facing the Future Together (PDF - 1.6MB, 64 pages) Fall 2008 * Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy - home page * Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy - from the 2008 Ontario Budget (March 25, 2008) * Poverty Watch Ontario - "To monitor and inform on cross-Ontario activity on the poverty reduction agenda" * Ontario Child Benefit - from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services * Review of Employment Assistance Programs in Ontario Works & Ontario Disability Support Program (PDF file - 167K, 48 pages) December 2004 - By Deb Matthews, M. P.- Go to the Guide to Welfare in Ontario page: guide to government information on how welfare works in Ontario, including information about responsibilities for the delivery and payment of welfare and other programs in Ontario NOTE : The Manitoba Assistance Act has been in effect since December 1, 2015, replacing the Employment and Income Assistance Act..
- Assistance Regulation (PDF) Source: Laws and Regulations of Manitoba Welfare statistics See Social Assistance caseload/beneficiary statistics and expenditure information, 1997 to 2014 (further down on the page you're reading presently) Go to the latest Departmental.