Government programs

Government Support Programs Worksheets (2009)

This booklet is part of the Newcomers Finances series produced by Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF). It begins by outlining some of the areas in which government support programs are available.

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2010-04-14

Literacy in Ontario (2009)

This document offers an overview of adult literacy in the province of Ontario.

In the first chapter, the author explains that literacy is an ever-expanding term, noting that the literacy skills required to be successful in 2009 are quite different from those required 20 or even 10 years ago.

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2010-01-26

Mapping the Field of Family Literacy in Canada (2008)

MCL Environmental Scan

The Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) provides a forum where people from provincial/territorial and national organizations can work together to identify, discuss and address issues of common focus. This project, Mapping the Field of Family Literacy, reflects MCL’s goal of building consensus, growing capacity and maintaining a commitment to family literacy.

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2009-02-24

Submission to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Education (2008)

Strategic Adult Literacy Plan

This document is the submission that Literacy NL made to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the province's Strategic Literacy Plan. In the 2007 provincial budget, $140,000 was allocated to update the provincial Strategic Literacy Plan. The intent of the submission was to provide direction from the literacy community that can speak to the foundations for a long-term strategy for literacy and learning in the province.

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2009-02-24

Labour Market Agreement: Annual Implementation Plan 2008-2009 (2008)

This resource consists of the Province of Nova Scotia's 2008 - 2009 Annual Implementation Plan. This Plan lays out the strategic investments planned by the Province of Nova Scotia under the Canada Nova Scotia Labour Market Agreement.

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2008-11-25

Connecting the Dots... (2007)

Linking Training Investment to Business Outcomes and the Economy

Canada’s preparedness to compete in the increasingly competitive, knowledge-based, global marketplace appears to be in jeopardy because of a lack of awareness that investing in the human capacity of Canada’s workforce is paramount to success.

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2008-06-19

Where are the Women? Federal Training Policy & the Gender Factor (1993)

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

This article, written in 1993, discusses the Labour Force Development Strategy, a government plan intended to foster a "training culture" among interested parties. The author questions whether or not women's equality and the federal training policy go together.

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2004-09-09

Adult Literacy Work in Canada (1992)

Adult Literacy Work in Canada provides a map of the state of literacy work in Canada, which identifies key issues in literacy for the 1990's. This study is offered as a stimulus to informed discussion and debate on literacy questions in various Canadian jurisdictions. It is also intended as a contribution to maintain the level of public awareness developed during 1990, International Literacy Year.

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2004-07-30

Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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2004-07-28

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (Report summary) (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - vol. 11 no. 3

This article is a summary of the recommendations from a brief prepared by CCLOW, Canadian Farm Women's Education Council, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, and National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada.

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2004-02-18

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