The program would include a $16,989 cash transfer to single Canadians.
canada's welfare system
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September 26, 2016 3:05AM
With the freedom to innovate, provinces experimented with a wide range of welfare reforms.
February 29, 2016 3:00AM
Over the last 50 years, federal spending has increased about twice as fast for First Nations people compared to the average Canadian.
February 16, 2004 2:00AM
In a disastrous U-turn on welfare reform, the BC Government de-legitimized what was one of Canadas most important social welfare reforms to date; a limit that capped the amount of time employable adults could collect welfare to 2 out of every 5 years. Late on Friday afternoon, February 6th, the BC Liberals announced a series of new exemptions to the time limits, including one that exempts anyone abiding by their work plan.
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