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Social Services

July 28, 2009

'It's extremely disappointing ... a real set back.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.

July 27, 2009

'The time for major changes in the management of the Agency is long overdue.' - Joan Jessome.

June 24, 2009

There has been an increase of more than 50 per cent in demand for Charlottetown's women's shelter.

June 19, 2009

Four unions have reached a settlement with the BC government that provides compensation for community social services workers who lost job security provisions under the Liberal government's 2002 contract-breaking legislation known as Bill 29.

June 7, 2009

NAPE says home care and support services for persons with disabilities must be addressed in Newfoundland and Labrador.

May 19, 2009

'NAPE has been telling government for many years that there are systemic problems.' - Carol Furlong.

May 14, 2009

New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.

May 6, 2009

Community-based women's shelters look to the international scene to find solutions that help women escape domestic violence.

April 28, 2009

'A devastating impact on women, particularly those living in poverty, women of colour, Aboriginal women, and other marginalized women.' - HSABC

April 22, 2009

'Sandwich generation' needs help coping simultaneously with children and aging parents.'