TORONTO, May 12 /CNW/ - Maytree's most recent publication, Charting Prosperity: Practical Ideas for a Stronger Canada, presents policy recommendations that would contribute to Canada's
prosperity while fighting poverty. It proposes more than 50 ideas,
Make refundable the caregiver and infirm dependant tax credits;
Amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act to address voter
Adopt a national action plan to combat human trafficking;
End the low-skilled temporary foreign worker program; and
Eliminate processing fees for refugees.
Released immediately following the federal election, the report includes
important details about why the recommendations are important, what
specific investments should be made, and how the change could be
"It is a great time to discuss ideas that alleviate poverty and protect
the most vulnerable among us," explains Alan Broadbent, Chairman of
Maytree. "We have worked hard to develop recommendations that are both
practical and ready to implement."
The policy proposals have been prepared by Maytree, its partners and
grantees. Some work in academia, others lead progressive organizations,
or are managers engaged in the day-to-day delivery of services and
For the full report and more detail on the recommendations, visit: http://maytree.com/policy/recommendations.
About Maytree: Established in 1982, Maytree is a private foundation that promotes
equity and prosperity through its policy insights, grants and programs.
The foundation has gained international recognition for its expertise
in developing, testing and implementing programs and policy solutions
related to immigration, integration and diversity. www.maytree.com.
SOURCE Maytree Foundation
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