A strong national patchwork

Jenkinson, Michael
February 1996
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/26/96, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p6
Relates that a provincial report in Canada has failed to clarify the bottom line on social programs. The `Report to Premiers,' put together by the Ministerial Council on Social Policy Renewal; The report's assertion that Canada's social programs must be modernized to become more economical and efficient; The provincial minister's call for both the federal and provincial levels of government to establish who pays for and delivers which programs; Problems with the report.


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