Poll finds a majority of Canadians believe the 40-page long-form census should be reinstated despite the Conservative government's insistence that the country wanted it scrapped, a new Angus Reid poll found.
The first in the CCSD’s new Social Development Report Series - Poverty Reduction Policies and Programs – identifies current federal, provincial and territorial approaches to poverty reduction. Fourteen authors discuss the ideas, interests and institutions that have shaped the evolution of poverty reduction policies and programs in Canada and the issues for each jurisdiction moving forward.
We've updated the Preliminary Program for the Canadian Social Forum. There's still more to come, but it's already shaping up to be an interesting and dynamic mix of people and ideas. [posted April 21, 2009]
We've updated the Preliminary Program for the Canadian Social Forum. There's still more to come, but it's already shaping up to be an interesting and dynamic mix of people and ideas. [posted March 5, 2009]
We're pleased to announce that the Aeroplan Charitable Pooling Program has included CCSD in its innovative program. Throughout the month of March, you can donate your Aeroplan miles to us so that we can bring low-income participants to the Canadian Social Forum in May. For more details and the pledge form, please click here. [posted March 2, 2009]
The Early Bird deadline for the Canadian Social Forum has been extended to April 2, 2009. [posted February 23, 2009]
Did you know that the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) has been an important, neutral and thoughtful voice influencing Canada’s social landscape for almost 90 years? It's true. [posted February 5, 2009]
The latest edition of CCSD's magazine, Perception, is now online with interviews, articles and updates. [January 9, 2009]
The Call for Abstracts for the Canadian Social Forum has been extended to January 20th, 2009. We're inviting submissions in each of five theme areas, including:
The first Canadian Social Forum will be held next May in Calgary. We're bringing together a dynamic combination of unusual suspects from social development, public health, environment, community safety and recreation to brainstorm about poverty. [posted October 10, 2008]
The Board and staff of CCSD are very pleased to welcome Peggy Taillon as our new President, effective October 20, 2008. [posted October 6, 2008]
Canada Votes 2008 is a new publication designed to help people engage with their local candidates around critical public policy issues in the Federal Election being held on October 14, 2008. It has been developed by a pan-Canadian collaboration of social planning organizations, including SPARC BC (Social Planning and Research Council of BC), the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD), Community Development Halton, the Community Social Planning Council of Toronto, and the Human Development Council of Saint John. [posted September 18, 2008]
The latest report in the Growing Up in North America series − The Economic Well-being of Children in Canada, the United States and Mexico − examines a range of different measures to determine the economic security of children living in Canada, the United States and Mexico. [posted September 17, 2008]
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