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Throne Speech Signals on Caregiving

Published on 22/10/2013

This commentary puts forward several proposals in response to the Throne Speech signals on caregiving.  The proposals focus upon the actions that Ottawa can take in relation to private employers and workplace policies, including flexible work time, pension reform and compassionate care leave provisions.  It also discusses financial assistance for voluntary organizations and social networks that provide information, training and support for caregivers.

ISBN – 1-55382-589-6

Summary

This commentary puts forward several proposals in response to the Throne Speech signals on caregiving. 

Topic(s)

Care and caregiving, Employment and labour, Seniors and pensions