National Council of Welfare

Canada's Poor Have Just Become Poorer

Megan Yarema | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Megan Yarema

The shock of the 2012 federal budget is just setting in, but the repercussions will be felt for years to come. A particularly unsettling decision was to dismantle the National Council of Welfare (NCW). What other organization has the resources to produce an annual, detailed analysis of social assistance, as well as regular reports on the root causes of poverty?

Poverty Prevention Could Save Billions, Agency Says

CP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Business

The federal government could save billions of dollars if it tackled the roots of poverty, says a new report from a government advisory body. The re...