Federal government

Building Skills Together: A Report from Provincial and Territorial Labour Market Ministers (2013)

The authors of this report call on Canada’s federal government to work with the provinces and territories to ensure that labour market funding agreements support programs that work for all regions and labour markets across the country.

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2014-01-16

Summary - Consultation Report: Defining Canada's Needs for a Nationally Funded Network of Adult Literacy and Essential Skills Organizations (2012)

In March 2012, the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) began a consultation process aimed at identifying priority areas that the federal government should be supporting through a pan-Canadian network to promote adult Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) in Canada. This document outlines the methodology used for the process, along with key findings that emerged from it.

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2013-07-30

Advancing Social Finance in Canada: Moving Towards Social Impact Bonds (2012)

This presentation explores the opportunities and challenges the Government of Canada faces in advancing social finance initiatives, including social impact bonds (SIBs).

Interest in social finance in Canada is being driven by demand from stakeholders within both the private sector and not-for-profit communities seeking a more strategic investment that provides both a social and an economic return, the author explains.

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2013-01-21

The Implementation of the Skills Development Employment Benefit Program: A Preliminary Look (2000)

This report was prepared for the Toronto Training Board, an independent, non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors representing business, labour, women, persons with disabilities, visible/racial minorities, Francophones and educators/trainers.

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2012-08-14

Capital, Community and Jobs (1998)

Local Solutions for Financing Investments in a New Economy

In recent years, issues pertaining to access to capital for productive investment have risen steadily on Canada’s public policy agenda. They have also emerged more prominently as concerns of Canadian business and labour, the two constituencies of the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC). An important new focus for the CLMPC is a current trend towards localized financial innovations in all parts of the country.

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2007-10-25

Moving Forward (2004)

A Strategy for the Integration of Internationally Trained Workers in Ottawa

This project was funded under the umbrella of the Voluntary Sector Initiative by the former Human Resource Development Canada.

The specific objectives of the project were:

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2007-05-25

LINC to What? (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article discusses LINC, or Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, and its complementary program, Labour Market Language Training (LMLT), introduced by the federal government in January of 1992.

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2004-08-28

A Women's Consultation Model (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 2

An earlier issue in 1986 included an editorial on the process that led to an emergency consultation between representatives of groups receiving funds from the Women's Program and the Secretary of State. Also published in this issue was a preamble by Madeleine Parent, outlining the commitments of the Canadian government to women. This article summarizes the proceedings of the Consultation, and explains the consultation model used.

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2004-08-23

Women's Education & Training in Canada (1988)

A Policy Analysis Prepared for CCLOW

This is the report of a study carried out on behalf of the Canadian Congress on Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW). The study analyses the implementation and impact on women of Canadian federal and provincial education and training policies. The particular focus of the study is on the impact of and need for policy regarding issues related to access, privatization, and outcomes.

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2003-10-21

Exploring Our Homeland - Social Studies (2000)

This material was compiled by Labrador White Bear Literacy Office and Learning Centres. There are two workbooks - Social Studies and Stories. Through both of these, you will learn about the spectacular scenery, fresh air and clear water, a province so rich in wildlife, history and adventure. With the Social Studies Workbook, you will have a better understanding of the history and cultural aspects of life in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2003-08-19

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