Social conditions

Profile of the New Brunswick Labour Force (2013)

This document offers a look at population trends, labour force statistics, and the participation of various groups in the labour force in the province of New Brunswick.

In 2013, Statistics Canada estimated that New Brunswick had a population of 756,050. According to the population model used in the preparation of this report, New Brunswick’s population is expected to peak at approximately 766,200 persons in 2032.

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2014-03-17

Focus: Hope – Study Visit Report (1998)

Focus: HOPE, a civil and human rights organization located in Detroit, Michigan, has developed practical solutions to the problems of hunger, economic disparity, inadequate education, and racial divisiveness.

It was founded in 1968 in the wake of riots the previous year, with the goal of overcoming injustice and building racial harmony.

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2013-12-09

Ready or Not... Perspectives on Literacy and Essential Skills in this Economic Downturn (2009)

A Canadian Baseline Study

In March 2009, MCL commissioned Resources for Results, a private research and evaluation firm, to conduct a baseline study to explore the effects of the recent economic downturn on literacy and essential skills programs across Canada.

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2009-07-03

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

Improvements... no less than Heroic (2007)

Harm Reduction and Learning in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

This report presents the findings of a research project conducted over a two-year period by Capilano College instructors as part of their work with adults with “high-risk” lifestyles (including drug use, working in the sex trade, living with violent partners and being street-involved) at two learning centres in Vancouver’s downtown east side.

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2008-04-23

A Response to Challenges and Choices (1984)

This report was written in response to an interim report, a summation and analysis of the views of Canadians on the main issues facing the nation in the coming years, released by the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada.

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2003-10-20
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