An inter-jurisdictional review and analysis of the rate structures of social assistance programs across Canada and selected OECD countries. The review looks at the underlying rationale behind social assistance rate policies and structures and government responses to economic crisis in adjusting rates or practices. The review covers different family/household types as well as rates and other allowances for persons with disabilities.
Published: November 2015
Capability: Policy Research
Policy Area: Income Security - Social Assistance
Population: People with Disabilities - Social Assistance Recipients