Economically disadvantaged

The wealth and finances of employed low-income families (2011)

Perspectives on Labour and Income, Vol. 23, No. 3 - July 22, 2011

This Statistics Canada study examines the wealth, financial security, and retirement plans of individuals living in employed low-income families, compared to those in not-employed low-income families, and those in employed non-low-income families.

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2013-05-01

The Case for Financial Literacy: Assessing the effects of financial literacy interventions for low income and vulnerable groups in Canada (2012)

This report was commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL), a division of Social and Enterprise Development innovations (SEDI), to assess what is known about the impact of financial literacy programs for vulnerable Canadians and to determine future directions for research, policy, and practice.

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2013-01-16

Reading the Future (2008)

Planning to Meet Canada's Future Literacy Needs

This report by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) is a follow-up to the Council's 2007 State of Learning in Canada report, which discussed the findings of the International Adult Literacy Survey. In this report, the Council addresses some of the key issues identified in the State of Learning report, such as the social and economic barriers behind Canada's literacy rates and potential barriers to learning.

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2008-06-12

Human Capital and Canadian Provincial Standards of Living (2006)

What determines the differences in living standards across economies over the long run? This is the basic question that the authors of this paper attempt to answer. More specifically, this paper examines the role of human capital accumulation in explaining relative levels of income per capita across Canadian provinces between 1951 and 2001.

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2008-05-23

Women's Art & Literacies: Scaffolding learning & supporting, planning & participation through a series of art workshops (2007)

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In 2006 - 2007, Quality Learning New Brunswick worked with women living in one of New Brunswick's largest public housing neighbourhoods to develop and deliver a series of art workshops.

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2008-03-12

Voices From the Heart: A Case Study of Family Literacy Practices in One Low-Income Community in New Brunswick (2004)

This thesis was submitted by the author to the Faculty of Graduate Studies
in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa.

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2005-03-31

The Fourth-Grade Plunge: An Example of How Evidence-Based Adult Literacy Research Has Influenced K-12 Instructional Guidance (2003)

This article provides examples of how research into Kindergarten - Grade 12 literacy has been used to inform ideas about adult literacy. The author suggests that there is a need for research to promote further understanding of the life span changes that affect reading.

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2003-04-28
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