Poverty and Exclusion in North and South: Essays on Social

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Interim governance mechanisms to meet the above aims will be established as soon as possible. A flexicurity model would need to be modified for Irish conditions but it could also be enhanced by applying the broader social inclusion principles of Active Inclusion for All. This report offers 25 years of longitudinal data on costs and numbers of beneficiaries for most programs - over 100 tables - covering a large number of programs --- here's a partial list: - Child Tax Benefit, Family Allowances, the Child Tax Credit, Old Age Security/Guaranteed Income Supplement/Spouse's Allowance ("The Allowance"), Federal Training and Employment Programs, Federal Goods and Services Tax Credit, the Canada/Quebec Pension Plans, War Veterans' and Civilian War Allowances, Veterans' and Civilians' Disability Pensions, Unemployment/Employment Insurance, the Canada Assistance Plan, Workers' Compensation, Youth Allowances, Social Assistance and Social Services for Registered Indians --- and more...

Pages: 288

Publisher: Routledge (August 25, 2003)

ISBN: 0415285771

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