social assistance stats from 1951-1969 (under "Health and Welfare") Number of People on Welfare, March 1995 to March 2005 (PDF file - 133K, 1 page) Sources: * Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency * NL Community Accounts * Department of Advanced Education and Skills * National Council of Welfare shelter See Regulations section 13 foll.
NOTE : the former "Newfoundland and Labrador Family Benefit" no longer appears on the Dept.
CCTB and Welfare : Canadian jurisdictions have adopted different approaches in their treatment of the CCTB and provincial-territorial child benefits for welfare rate [email protected] - to help calculate refundable tax credits under the Child Assistance and Work Premium measures Related Links Other Income Support Programs - includes links to more info on the following programs: * Solidarity tax credit * Tax credit for child assistance * Working income tax benefit * Work premium * Shelter Allowance Program * Canada child tax benefit * Employment Insurance (EI) * Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) * Québec Handy Numbers, 2015 Edition (PDF - 7.8 MB, 72 pages) * * Pacte pour l'emploi (Employment Pact) - Announced March 18, 2008 (One billion dollars over three years to improve participation in the labour market and productivity) * National Strategy to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion (Overview and links to related documents) - An Act to combat poverty and social exclusion - Progress reports on the National Strategy - links to annual reports for all five years of the Strategy - Centre détude sur la pauvreté et lexclusion (research centre on poverty, set up under the Strategy) - Comité consultatif de lutte contre la pauvreté et lexclusion sociale (Advisory committee, set up under the National Strategy) - Poverty Reduction Strategies in Quebec and in Newfoundland and Labrador (Oct/07) - from the Parliamentary Research Library (Govt.of Canada) * Main changes under the Individual and Family Assistance Act : New programs as of January 1, 2007 (PDF, 145K, 2 pages) * Québec Parental Insurance Plan * The Insertion Model or the Workfare Model?For more info, see "Comparing welfare rates for families in different provinces" (near the bottom of this yellow text box)Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) Guideline Table effective July 2014 - June 2015 (based on 2013 tax year) This table shows the amount of the Canada Child Tax Benefit that's payable from July 2014 to June 2015 to a household with one, two, three, four and five children with family income ranging from ,584 to 0,000.Source: Canada Child Tax Benefit [ Child and Family Benefits - includes links to : * Canada Child Tax Benefit * Universal Child Care Benefit * GST/HST credit * Working Income Tax Benefit * Provincial and territorial programs * Children's special allowances ]Provincial and territorial child benefit and credit programs (July 2014 to June 2015) that are related to the Canada Child Tax Benefit: * Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit * BC Family Bonus and BC low income climate action tax credit * New Brunswick Child Tax Benefit * Nova Scotia Child Benefit * Newfoundland and Labrador Child Benefit (and Mother Baby Nutrition Supplement) * Northwest Territories Child Benefit * Nunavut Child Benefit * Ontario Child Benefit * Saskatchewan low-income tax credit (SLITC) * Yukon Child Benefit [NOTE: Residents of Québec must apply to the Régie des rentes for the child assistance payment.]Comparing welfare rates for families in different provinces? Because Canadian jurisdictions have adopted different approaches in their treatment of the CCTB and provincial-territorial child benefits for welfare rate calculations, it's becoming exceptionally difficult to compare welfare rates across provinces and territories for families with children.