A REPOSITORY OF FAMILY POLICIES AND PROGRAMS IN CANADA

Level of government: Provincial/Territorial
The federal government announces commitment to fund the construction and operations of shelters for Inuit...
Fed. government commits to fund shelters for Inuit women
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial
The federal government announces the launch of CanNor’s Northern Food Innovation Challenge through the opening...
Fed. government launches Northern Food Innovation Challenge
Domain: Care
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, Northwest Territories
Tags: LGBTQ+, Health
The N.W.T. government releases Health Care for Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Nonconforming People: Guidelines for...
New health care guidelines for transgender, non-binary and gender nonconforming people released in N.W.T.
Tags: LGBTQ+, Health
Domain: Economy
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, Manitoba
Tags: Family Finances, Disabilities, Accessibility
The Manitoba government launches an online survey as part of consultations that will help guide...
Man . government seeks public input on income support program for individuals with disabilities
Tags: Family Finances, Disabilities, Accessibility
Domain: Economy
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, Nova Scotia
Tags: Employment, Family Finances
Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1, to $12.95 an hour, which is...
Minimum wage increasing April 1 in N.S.
Tags: Employment, Family Finances
Domain: Environment
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, Northwest Territories
Tags: Housing
The N.W.T. government introduces a new Lease-to-Own policy that will support and expand homeownership programs....
Expansion and support for homeownership programs in N.W.T.
Tags: Housing
Domain: Economy
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, Nova Scotia
Tags: Employment
Nova Scotia’s EDGE pilot program – which provides eligible Employment Support and Income Assistance clients...
N.S. government expands employment support program for young adults
Tags: Employment
Domain: Environment
Level of government: Provincial/Territorial, British Columbia
Tags: Housing, Communities
The B.C. government announces investment of nearly $1 million to help another 26 communities assess...
More B.C. communities receive funding to assess future housing needs
Tags: Housing, Communities

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The Canadian Family Policy Monitor is an online policy and program resource bank created by the Vanier Institute of the Family that highlights announcements and information on evidence-informed leading and emerging policies and programs in Canada.

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