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Benefits

Employment Insurance Special Benefits for Self-Employed People [Service Canada]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Self-employed Canadians can access Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits. There are four types of EI special benefits…

Forests in Canada - Economic Benefits [Natural Resources Canada, NRCAN]

Publisher: 
Natural Resources Canada

A short review of the importance of forests in Canada, particularly with regards to the benefits of timber and non-timber products.

Aboriginal Mining Guide: How to Negotiate Lasting Benefits for Your Community [Canadian Centre for Community Renewal, CCCR]

Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Community Renewal
Year of publication: 
2009

This guide offers insight on the mining process and how Aboriginal peoples can leverage law and policy to generate economic benefits from mining operation in their region.

Aboriginal Energy Alternatives [Pembina Institute]

Publisher: 
Pembina Institute
Year of publication: 
2008

The Pembina Institute has worked with over 50 Aboriginal communities on energy planning. Aboriginal Energy Alternatives provides insights into lessons learned through this experience, and outlines the basics of community energy planning, options for generating energy locally, and ways to reduce energy consumption in communities.

Energy Hub Opportunity: Workforce Expansion & the Labour Supply Challenge [Atlantica Centre for Energy]

Publisher: 
Atlantica Centre for Energy
Year of publication: 
2008

The purpose of this discussion paper has been to share why our region is uniquely positioned to serve as the Energy Hub for the International Northeast, with is diverse mix of energy related assets, while at the same time the papers key object is to build awareness that unless project proponents, governments and the community begin to take meaningful action now, the labour supply challenge is potentially a crisis “on our doorstep” that could detrimentally affect the major Energy Hub projects.

Child Care Subsidy Program [Prince Edward Island Department of Community Services and Seniors]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Community Services and Seniors
Year of publication: 
2012

This program offers financial assistance to families with dependent children to help cover the full or partial cost of licensed child care. Eligibility is based on income and family size.

Direct Family Support [Nova Scotia Department of Community Services]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
Year of publication: 
2012

The Direct Family Support (DFS) program provides supports and services to both children and adults with disabilities who live at home with their families. The intent of the program is to support and provide funding to eligible families to enable them to support their family member with a disability at home.

Early Intervention Program Information [Nova Scotia Department of Community Services]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
Year of publication: 
2012

Early Intervention Programs (EIP) in Nova Scotia deliver family centred services to children with special needs, from birth to when they enter school. The goal of these programs is to create positive outcomes for children with special needs through consultation, information, support and services designed to meet the individual needs of the child and family.

Child Care Subsidy [Nova Scotia Department of Community Services]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
Year of publication: 
2012

Nova Scotia’s Child Care Subsidy helps eligible families pay for childcare at licensed child care facilities or family home day cares regulated by a family home day care agency. The Department of Community Services provides subsidies to the child care facility or family home day care agency on your behalf. The subsidy is attached to your child. If you decide to change child care centres or family home day cares, the subsidy goes with you.

Nova Scotia Child Benefit [Canada Revenue Agency, CRA]

Publisher: 
Canada Revenue Agency
Year of publication: 
2012

This benefit is a non-taxable amount paid monthly to help low- and modest-income families with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age. Benefits are combined with the CCTB into a single monthly payment.

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