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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Research on Parental Benefits in Canada

This study uses public microdata from the Employment Insurance Coverage Survey to compare the effectiveness of the federal parental leave and benefit system with that of the Quebec system. This research analysis takes into account other related policies, including regulated child care and income transfers to families with children.

Status of Women Committee Tables its Report Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls

The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women presented its report entitled Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada in the House of Commons today. The report is based on submitted briefs and testimony provided by witnesses over the course of 21 meetings held between 12 April and 7 December 2016 during its study on violence against young women and girls.