Publications, opinions, and speeches
The Health and Welfare of Social Programs
Published on 03/07/1993
The impact of the newly-created superministry of Human Resources and Labour upon social programs is explored. On the one hand, the move may be positive in that it recognizes the explicit links between economic and social policy. It puts in place the bureaucratic machinery to help integrate labour market and income security programs. At the same time, the focus on’ active society’ raises questions about the federal commitment to continue sharing the costs of social programs – such as child care, child welfare, attendant care and homemaker services – that deal more generally with human well-being.
ISBN – 1-895796-08-3