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Federal transfer payments to the provinces for health and post-secondary education

Jean-Denis FrГ©chette

Federal transfer payments to the provinces for health and post-secondary education

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by Jean-Denis FrГ©chette

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Published by Library of Parliament, Research Branch in [Ottawa, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transfer payments -- Canada.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Canada.,
  • Education -- Finance -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Denis Fréchette.
    SeriesCurrent issue review -- 93-1E, Current issue review -- 93-1E.
    ContributionsCanada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14747808M
    ISBN 10066015479X

    For any new programs in post-secondary education and research which it creates, the Government of Canada should pay the full costs of such programs unless there is cooperation and agreement with the provinces to share the costs. By this time, Douglas had moved to national politics, as leader of the federal New Democratic Party NDPThe provincial plan precipitated a strike by the province's physicians This definition of insured persons excludes those who may be covered by other federal or provincial legislation, such as serving members of the Canadian Forces or Royal Canadian Mounted Police, inmates of federal penitentiaries, persons covered by provincial workers' compensation, and some Aboriginal people. See equalization payments. Debt delays the degree to which—and when—young people can fully participate in their communities, society, and the economy.

    It could no doubt be improved. British North America Act, added s. Statistics, of course, never won an election. However, by the poverty rate for families in Ontario was 13 per cent, and for those in the Atlantic Provinces it was 15 per cent. The Fraser Institute has published poverty lines based on a limited market basket of goods designed to ensure minimal physical survival. Half have implemented de facto two-tiered tuition fees, reducing costs for in-province students.

    The federal government had more predictability. Under this new arrangement, cost sharing was no more. Considerable co-ordination of policy innovations has been brought about through intergovernmental negotiations among the first ministers, ministers responsible for particular policy areas, as well as among federal and provincial civil servants. At the same time, Canada resembled other developed economies in its receptivity to a more expansive government role in improving social welfareparticularly given the widespread sacrifices during World War II and the still active memories of the Great Depression.


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Federal transfer payments to the provinces for health and post-secondary education book

The OECD also said the rich in Canada are particularly rich compared to counterparts in other countries, and the poor and middle classes are also richer than the OECD average, but by less.

Much of the concern was generated by the appalling living conditions under which many of Canada's Aboriginal people and elderly lived, and also by large regional income disparities. To simplify a complex formula, the EPF entitlement could be seen as consisting of two components.

Equalization Rage

Bya new fiscal regimen was in place. Note that the CHA refers to "surgical dental services" but only if these must be provided within a hospital. This collective forgetting of the role that federal transfers used to play in reducing poverty is an obliteration of our history.

Portability Because plans are organized on a provincial basis, provisions are required for covering individuals who are in another province. Graham Thomson is a political analyst, member of the Legislature Press Gallery and former Edmonton Journal political columnist. Annual Survey of the Poor Canada is one of the few countries to conduct an annual survey of the poor, and this approach has become the most prevalent and respected measure of low income.

In addition, the ebb and flow of receiving or paying into equalization by the various provinces has moderated both recession and growth periods within individual provincial economies, which has increased long-term stability in the Canadian economy as a whole.

Health insurance before the CHA The development of Canadian health insurance [5] has been well described by Malcolm Taylor, who participated in many of the negotiations in addition to studying it as an academic.

Every province and territory designed its own income and assets test to determine eligibility for benefits. As the above-mentioned summary clarifies, "Residents moving from one province or territory to another must continue to be covered for insured health care services by the "home" province during any minimum waiting period, not to exceed three months, imposed by the new province of residence.

These policy initiatives increased pressure on the federal government to get involved, both to assist those provinces which had introduced programs, and to deal with the perceived inequity in those provinces whose citizens did not yet have coverage for hospital care.

Federal/Provincial Funding of Post

This definition of insured persons excludes those who may be covered by other federal or provincial legislation, such as serving members of the Canadian Forces or Royal Canadian Mounted Police, inmates of federal penitentiaries, and persons covered by provincial workers' compensation.

Several formal changes have been made to this original division of jurisdiction: Constitution Act, gave the four Western provinces the same powers over Crown land and natural resources that the Eastern provinces had enjoyed since Confederation. This sudden "discovery" of poverty contradicted the vision of affluence that prevailed in the postwar era.

The provinces are allowed, but not required, to insure additional services. Constitution Amendment, Newfoundland allowed the province to abolish the denominational school system. Main article: Canadian federalism Canada is a federal country in which power is distributed between the national government and the ten provinces.

The Canada Assistance Plan was also introduced in Jun 29,  · Between andthe Liberal government aggressively cut the federal transfer payments Ottawa makes to the provinces for post-secondary education (as well as Author: Graham Beverley.

d2 / an Update on fiscal transfer arrangements BUDget description of major federal transfers Canada Health Transfer and Canada Social Transfer Through the CHT and the CST the federal government provides payments to all provinces and territories to help support the delivery of vital health and social programs.

It came to a crashing halt in when CAP was consolidated with Established Programs Financing (which provided federal contributions to provinces for health care and post-secondary education) under a block fund, the Canada Health and Social Transfer, and the overall allocation was reduced.

May 01,  · Init eliminated the specific health transfer altogether, collapsing federal funding for health, post-secondary education, and social assistance into the new Canada Health and Social Transfer and dramatically reducing its cash transfers.

As a result, it is no longer possible to determine the exact federal contribution to healthcare sylvaindez.com by: Net transfer payments are presented by type of payment: grant, contribution and other transfer payment (voted and statutory) for to All figures presented reflect information previously published in the Public Accounts of Canada, although totals may not match or agree with other information due to rounding.

The Canada Health Act (CHA) is a piece of Canadian federal legislation, adopted inwhich specifies the conditions and criteria with which the provincial and territorial health insurance programs must conform in order to receive federal transfer payments under the Canada Health sylvaindez.comon: Canada Health Act.