OTTAWA, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - The National Council of Welfare (NCW) will release its report Welfare Incomes 2009 at a news conference in Ottawa on Monday, December 13, 2010.
Welfare Incomes provides a unique overview of the financial situation of people across Canada who must rely on social assistance. It is the only annual report that examines welfare systems in all of Canada's 13 provinces and territories.
Dr. John Rook, NCW Chairperson, and Glen Shepherd, NCW member from Quebec, will be available to respond to questions from the media following their remarks.
|DATE:||December 13, 2010|
|TIME:||11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)|
|| The Bronson Centre
Room 221, 211 Bronson Avenue
Embargoed copies of Welfare Incomes 2009 will be available to news media on Thursday, December 9 after 1p.m. (Eastern Time). To obtain a copy, please contact us at [email protected] or (613) 941-7394.
The National Council of Welfare was established by the Government of Canada in 1969 as an advisory group that now reports to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. More information about the NCW is available online at www.ncw.gc.ca.
For further information: For further information:
Carrie-Ann Breckenridge, NCW Media Relations Office
e. [email protected]