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Social assistance use in Canada

Ross Finnie

Social assistance use in Canada

national and provincial trends in incidence, entry and exit

by Ross Finnie

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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ross Finnie, Ian Irvine, and Roger Seeviour.
SeriesResearch paper, Analytical Studies Branch research paper series -- no. 245, Research paper (Statistics Canada), Research paper series (Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch) -- no. 245.
ContributionsIrvine, Ian., Sceviour, Roger., Statistics Canada. Business and Labour Market Analysis Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22163012M
ISBN 100662399226


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[Ross Finnie; Ian Irvine; Roger Sceviour; Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch.; Statistics Canada. Business and Labour Market Analysis Division.]. Social Assistance Summaries British Columbia - 8 British Columbia’s social assistance program Social assistance is the income program of last resort.

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