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Provincial Strategies in Mental Health

Researchers working on topics related to mental health will be interested to know that the Caledon Institute of Social Policy recently released a report entitled Knowledge Exchange on Mental Health. Authors Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul review the mental health strategies introduced in recent years by provincial and territorial governments and explore the challenges that are common to all. The report concludes with a summary of major considerations for the future.

24 July 2013 - 9:54am |

Public Consultation on Immigration Levels

Citizenship and Immigration Canada is currently holding online consultations on immigration levels and mix. The government invites feedback on the appropriate level of immigration, the most suitable mix among economic, family, and refugee and humanitarian classes, and on the role that immigration can play to support Canada’s economy. You can complete the online questionnaire until August 31.

12 July 2013 - 10:07am |

Pre-budget consultation

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance is currently holding a pre-budget consultation. Until August 5, individuals and groups are invited to submit online up to three recommendations. For each, the Committee asks precisions about: the expected cost or savings resulting from the recommendation; the manner in which the federal government could fund it; groups of individuals, sectors or regions that would benefit or be harmed by it; general impacts that would result from implementing it. All the details about the procedure are available on the Committee’s website.

10 July 2013 - 9:31am |