31/08) * Low-Income Review presents a vision for the future (May 22/02) * Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) - AISH Policy Manual Employment and Assistance Act - Employment and Assistance Regulations Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act - Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulations Source: BC Laws Welfare rates (benefits) Increases to Income Assistance Rates (Feb. rates before and after April/07 Income Assistance rates - (effective January 1, 2005) Disability Assistance rates - (effective January 1, 2005) Source: BC Employment and Assistance Rate Tables (PDF - 294K, 37 pages) - June 2008 Source: Vancouver Island Public Interest Group Related link : British Columbia Welfare Time Limits * MEIA Service Plan, 2008/2009 to 2010/2011 (from BC Budget 2008 - Feb.
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 Incomes, 2009 (PDF - 6MB, 117 pages) was the last complete report on welfare incomes released by the National Council of Welfare.
Welfare in Canada : The Tangled Safety Net (PDF - 2.7MB, 131 pages) This was the first report of the National Council of Welfare (SEE THE YELLOW TEXT BOX A FEW LINES DOWN) that presented interprovincial welfare rate comparisons (for 1986).
NOTE : The National Council of Welfare (NCW) closed its doors and its website at the end of September 2012.
For more information on the demise of the Council and its website AND its website archive, go to the National Council of Welfare Links page: its launch in the summer of 1998, the federal-provincial-territorial National Child Benefit (NCB) initiative has imposed a change in the way welfare rates for families with children can be compared across Canadian jurisdictions.
This means that any interprovincial comparison of welfare rates for families must, for the sake of comparability, include the basic welfare benefit for the household AND the total of any federal/provincial/territorial child benefits that the family receives on behalf of each child.
responsible for Employment and Income Assistance before Jobs and the Economy.] Anti-poverty initiatives to help Manitobans help themselves (November 26/07) New Child Benefit, Lower-cost Child Care, Stronger Work Incentives, And Skills Package in 10-point Reconstruction of Income Supports (April 10, 2007)Legislation Saskatchewan Assistance Act - Saskatchewan Assistance Regulations - Employment Supplement Regulations - Benefit Adjustment Regulations - Transitional Employment Allowance Regulations - Rental Housing Supplement Regulations - Disability Housing Supplement Regulations - Saskatchewan Assistance Plan Supplementary Health Benefits Regulations Source: Queen's Printer (ALL statutes and regs)Welfare statistics See Social Assistance caseload/beneficiary statistics and expenditure information, 1997 to 2014 (further down on the page you're reading presently) No Saskatchewan Assistance Program statistics are available on the Social Services website - See Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Source: National Council of Welfare* Ministry of Social Services Annual Report for 2012-2013 (PDF) * Final Recommendations of the Task Team on Income Support for People with Disabilities (PDF - 217K, 18 pages) - May 13, 2009 * Appendices to the Final Recommendations report (PDF - 815K, 133 pages) * Seniors Income Plan * Family Health Benefits * Current Issues Surrounding Poverty and Welfare Programming in Canada : Two Reviews (PDF file - 371K, 43 pages) - June 2004 - comparison of welfare reforms in Saskatchewan, Canada, the U. and Britain Legislation Income and Employment Supports Act - Child and Adult Support Services Regulation - Disability-Related Employment Supports and Services Regulation - Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation Alberta Works Policy Manual On this page, you'll find links to: - Income and Employment Supports Act and Regulation - Employment and Training Programs (Programs and Services, Accountability, Employment Insurance Initiatives, News and Updates) - Child Support Services (Child Support Services Policy, News and Updates) - H Alberta Income Support Caseload - monthly welfare statistics Source: Alberta Office of Statistics Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Source: National Council of Welfare See Schedule 1 (Core Income Support Payments) and Schedule 2 (Continuous Supplementary Benefits) at the end of the Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits Regulation Historical: see Alberta Supports Low-Income Families Through the National Child Benefit (July 30, 2001) - includes a detailed backgrounder with rate calculation information* Province provides more help to Albertans in need (Oct.
22/08) * Government increases AISH rates and supports employment (Jan.
(from Status of Women Canada)Welfare statistics See Social Assistance caseload/beneficiary statistics and expenditure information, 1997 to 2014 (further down on the page you're reading presently) Ontario Disability Support Program Statistical Report Ontario Works Statistical Report See also: Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Source: National Council of Welfare* Ontario Trillium Benefit (Eff.
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.
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