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Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 2.78 Megabytes

1995 Family Budgeting Guide - Edmonton and Calgary 1995

Title:Family budgeting guide : Edmonton and Calgary 1995.
Author(s):Burrows, Bill
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Poverty - self-help
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1995
Language:English
Material Type:Handbook

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 1.53 Megabytes

1994 May-June First Reading - An Issue of Family

Created Date Thursday, 09 July 2015
Filesize 1.90 Megabytes

1991 The Board Staff Workbook

Created Date Thursday, 09 July 2015
Filesize 915 Kilobytes

1991 September-October First Reading - Home and Native Land Healing Society

Created Date Thursday, 09 July 2015
Filesize 911 Kilobytes

1991 September Working Hard, Living Lean - A Qualitative Study of Working Low-Income Familites in Edmonton Summarized Version

Title:Working hard, living lean : a qualitative study of working low-income families in Edmonton : summarzied version.
Corporate Author: The Family Service Association of Edmonton
The Income Security Action Committee
Subject:Family - finances|split|Family - general|split|Poverty - general
Publisher:The Family Service Association of Edmonton
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1991
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 11 June 2015
Filesize 2.26 Megabytes

1989 November Local Needs Local Solutions - A Community Approach to Regional Services for Victims of Family Violence

Title:Local needs, local solutions : a community approach to regional services for victims of family violence.
Author(s):Faid, Peter|split|MacLeod,
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Citation:Prepared for the Yellowhead Emergency Sheler for Women Society
Subject:Family - violence
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1989
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 533 Kilobytes

1967 November Final Reports of the Family Month Committee

 

Title:Final reports of the Family Month Committee
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Family - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1967
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 419 Kilobytes

1966 November Family Month

 

Title:Family month
Corporate Author: Edmonton Welfare Council, Youth Services Division
Subject:Family - general
Publisher:Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1966
Language:English

Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 106 Kilobytes

1966 June Brief to Advisory Committee on Preventive Programming

Title:Brief to advisory committee on preventive programming
Corporate Author: Edmonton Welfare Council, Family Life Education Project Committee
Publisher:Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1966
Language:English

Material Type:Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 230 Kilobytes

1963 December Report of the Family Life Education Committee

 

Title:Report of the family life education committee
Corporate Author:Edmonton Welfare Council
Subject:Family - parent education
Publisher:Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1963
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 16 October 2014
Filesize 937 Kilobytes

1960 January Report of Joint Study - Edmonton Famliy Service Bureau

Title:Report of joint study : Edmonton family service bureau .
Corporate Author: Edmonton Council of Community Services
Subject:Program evaluation - general Program
Publisher:Edmonton Council of Community Services
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1960
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 06 October 2011
Filesize 2.79 Megabytes

2011 English Report Card

 

Title:Revisiting family security in insecure times: 2011 report card on child and family poverty in Canada.
Corporate Author: Campaign 2000
Subject:Poverty - child poverty|split|Family - finances|split|Poverty - working poor|split|Poverty - statistics|split|Poverty - income distribution|split|Children - Indigenous|split|Child care - Canada|split|Housing - affordable, social housing
Publisher:Campaign 2000
Place of Publication:Toronto
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

This report discusses child and family poverty trends in Canada. It also recommends strategies and government policies that could be adopted to address this serious social problem.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 25 August 2010
Filesize 462 Kilobytes

2011 Changing Families

 

Title:Changing families, new understandings
Author(s):Luxton, Meg
Subject:Family - general
Publisher:Vanier Institute of the Family
Place of Publication:Ottawa
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

Families in Canada have changed dramatically since the 1950s, provoking widespread debates about what kinds of families should be recognised and supported socially, especially in law and public policy. This paper reviews those changes, asking why families matter to individual members, to communities and to society as a whole. It identifies some of the key debates provoked by these changes and explores their implications. It argues that the challenge for contemporary thinking about families is to focus on functions and practices – on what people do to take care of themselves and each other, to have and raise beloved children, and to ensure as best as possible, the well-being of themselves, their households, their communities and their society.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Tuesday, 24 August 2010
Filesize 503 Kilobytes

2010 More Than Money

Title:More than money: mining the human and financial potential of Canada's education savings programs for low-income families.
Author(s):Wong, May|split|Murray, Sheila
Corporate Author: Maytree
Subject:Income security programs - federal programs|split|Family - finances
Publisher:Maytree
Place of Publication:Toronto
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

This report outlines a number of specific recommendations on how service providers and government can improve low-income families’ access to federal government education savings programs. Even modest savings can encourage these students to pursue post-secondary education, by helping them overcome the high costs of tuition and by encouraging them to perceive that post-secondary education is within their reach.

Language:English
 Material Type:Report

Created Date Tuesday, 24 August 2010
Filesize 1.16 Megabytes

2010 Investing In Children’s Futures

Title:Is there enough?: managing family finances and the experience of financial strain in middle-income families.
Author(s):Budd, Jamie Lynne
Subject:Family - finances
Publisher:University of Calgary
Place of Publication:Calgary
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

Within the span of three years, the provincial economy transitioned from boom to bust as the global economic recession took its toll on Alberta. This research seeks to understand the financial impacts of these changes on the everyday life of middle-income families in Calgary.

Language:English
 Material Type:Thesis

Created Date Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Filesize 10.01 Megabytes

2010 Families Count

 

Title:Families count: profiling Canada's families IV.
Corporate Author: The Vanier Institute of the Family
Subject:Family - general|split|Family - statistics
Publisher:The Vanier Institute of the Family
Place of Publication:Ottawa
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

Within the pages of Families Count: Profiling Canada’s Families IV, readers will discover the many ways in which the structural, functional and affective dimensions of family life have changed. Today’s families are smaller. Adults wait longer to marry if they do so at all. Common-law unions are no longer just a preliminary or trial stage before marriage but, for many, an alternative to marriage. On average, Canadians wait longer than did their parents or grandparents to have children. They are more likely to separate or divorce. In less than a lifetime, the dual- earner family has gone from an exception to the norm, and a growing number of women are primary income earners within their families. In contrast to the past when most children growing up with only one parent were living with a widow or widower, the children growing up today with a lone parent are most likely to have another living parent, albeit a mother or, as is most often the case, a father living elsewhere. All of these changes, and many others, can only be understood against the backdrop of wider social and economic trends: the evolution of a global economy, increasing respect for human rights, the emancipation of women, the migration of populations between and within countries, as well as from the country into cities, and the many technological innovations that have so profoundly changed the ways in which we work, play, communicate, and care.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Filesize 1.59 Megabytes

2010 Current State Family Finances

Title:The current state of Canadian family finances: 2009 report.
Author(s):Sauvé, Roger
Subject:Family - general|split|Family - finances|split|Family - statistics
Publisher:Vanier Institute of the Family
Place of Publication:Ottawa
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

Of particular interest to readers of The Current State of Canadian Family Finances is the Bank of Canada’s conclusion that, among five key risks to the Canadian financial system, only one has become more pronounced. That risk concerns household balance sheets in households that continue to take on more and more debt relative to income. This annual report has warned about this alarming trend in previous issues.

Many Canadians are worried about their debt loads. A recent Manulife Financial poll found “that paying down credit cards and lines of credit is a growing financial priority among Canadians.”4 About 28% pegged debt elimination as their main goal, up from 24% a year earlier, and marking a five-year high. The second priority is paying down the mortgage, and the third is saving for retirement. Will Canadians follow through with corrective actions … or is this just wishful thinking?

The economy has clearly moved off the bottom and a slow recovery seems to be the consensus outlook. Even so, many difficulties and challenges remain. So far, much of the recovery has been the result of government fiscal and monetary stimulus. The global economy is still waiting for the private sector to play a bigger role.

Key features characterize the economic outlook in Canada:

Interest rates are at record low levels and are likely to remain there for at least several more months.

Government deficits are at record high levels with ongoing deficits and growing government debt foreseen for several more years.

The Federal and Provincial governments, the Bank of Canada and CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) will likely begin to formulate and apply “exit” strategies to reduce deficits and pull back on the monetary and fiscal levers that are now in place. This will involve hard choices, including rising interest rates, spending cuts, tightening mortgage terms and tax increases.

There are long years of recovery ahead.

Language:English
Series:Family Finances
Material Type:Report

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