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Canada Parliament House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Overview
Works: 143 works in 328 publications in 3 languages and 1,837 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals 
Classifications: KE3254, 344.7101133
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Most widely held works by Canada
The Employment Equity Act review : a report to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising adult literacy skills : the need for a Pan-Canadian response : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report begins with a brief overview of the extent of Canada's low literacy skills problem, as identified by the results of the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey. The next chapter discusses the need for a coherent literacy policy. The last chapter identifies areas where the federal government could make a significant contribution in this regard and discusses the need to: design an Aboriginal literacy strategy; expand the mandate and capacity of the National Literacy Secretariat; help families and communities, persons with disabilities, early school leavers, immigrants and refugees, and inmates to combat low literacy; and address the needs of low literacy individuals in the Canadian workplace
Looking ahead : an interim report on older workers : interim report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listening to Canadians : a first view of the future of the Canada Pension Plan Disability program : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report presents the results of a study of the Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD). Study methods included testimony from experts, briefs from interested parties, and the first online consultation by a parliamentary committee in Canada. The report provides a brief discussion of the consultation process and describes how CPPD works. It then presents findings and recommendations in the following areas: definitions and eligibility; application and appeal processes; adequacy of CPPD benefits; integration between CPPD and other disability income support payments; returning to work
Promoting equality in the Federal jurisdiction : review of the Employment Equity Act : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report presents the Standing Committee's review of the Employment Equity Act of 1996, as required every five years by legislation. Work of the Committee included hearing from witnesses representing designated groups & employers covered under the Act, departments & agencies involved in administering the Act, and other interested parties. The report begins with a brief overview of the progress made to date in achieving a more representative workplace in those sectors covered under the Act. This is followed by chapters covering key issues raised during the hearings, including: employment equity information, education, training, & outreach; skill acquisition & foreign credential recognition; employment equity coverage; employer obligations; definitions & data used in measuring success; compliance with the Act; and administration of the Act. Recommendations made throughout the report are also listed at the end. A dissenting opinion is appended
Ensuring accountability : an interim report on the 1999 internal audit report on Human Resources Development Canada grants and contributions : interim report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 19, 2000, the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) released the report of an internal audit conducted during 1999. The audit uncovered significant administrative mismanagement in seven program-areas involving expenditures of more than one billion dollars in the fiscal year 1998-99. This interim report is based on hearings to assess the nature of the issues and the steps that are being taken to correct the problems with the administration of grants and contributions. It presents a preliminary assessment of the situation and raises questions to be explored in the second half of the study
Seeking a balance : final report on Human Resources Development Canada grants and contributions : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1999 internal audit report on Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) uncovered shortcomings in the administrative management of discretionary spending delivered under several program areas during the period 1997-1999. The recommendations in this report are related to project management and administration; project selection and delivery; restoring Canadians' confidence in HRDC; and organizational structure. The recommendations are based on an examination of how other grant dispensing organizations deal with administration and accountability, the role of third-party assessments, and some of the electronic tools available to administer funds
Building on success : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report represents the first phase of a study of Aboriginal children in Canada, with particular attention to federal programs & services available to them. This phase covers the condition of children living on reserve from the prenatal period to age six, and begins with an overview of the socio-economic situation of First Nations children. It then summarizes what the Committee heard regarding federal programs & services in its meetings with experts on early child development, community groups, Native leaders, First Nations representatives, and various other stakeholders. Finally, recommendations are made & discussed with regard to promoting integration of programs & services. The appendix includes a list of key federal government programs for First Nations families & young children living on reserves
Getting it right for Canadians : the Disability Tax Credit by Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tax fairness for persons with disabilities : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report on the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is a follow-up to the Standing Committee's previous report: "Getting it Right for Canadians: the Disability Tax Credit". It describes how the Committee's previous recommendations have collided with the policy and administrative approach of the Department of Finance and the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. It then presents more recommendations, in the following areas: eligibility criteria governing the DTC; DTC application form; explanation for negative decisions; the need for review and reform. The annex contains a comparison of the Government's response with the recommendations in the previous report
Beyond the numbers : the future of the social insurance number system in Canada : report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities by Canada( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and Multiple languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently it has become clear that the use of the Social Insurance Number and card, which has not been modernized since its inception in 1964, is causing unintended negative consequences for residents of Canada. Recent reports have identified serious problems concerning the evolution and use of the system. This document presents the Standing Committee's recommendations for correcting abuses of the management and control of the current SIN system. It also outlines some of the issues that are central to a parliamentary debate on the future of the SIN
Progress report on the action plan for strengthening administration of grants and contributions by Canada( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Associated Subjects
Affirmative action programs--Law and legislation Age and employment Auditing, Internal Canada Canada.--Human Resources Development Canada Canada.--Parliament.--House of Commons.--Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Canada Pension Plan Children--Government policy Children with social disabilities Child welfare Child welfare--Government policy City children--Services for College students--Economic conditions Data protection--Law and legislation Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation Education, Higher Employees--Training of--Government policy Employment subsidies Expenditures, Public Family policy Federal aid to services for people with disabilities Finance, Public--Auditing Functional literacy Higher education and state Identification numbers, Personal Income maintenance programs--Government policy Income tax deductions Legislative auditing Literacy--Government policy Literacy programs Manpower policy Minorities--Employment Occupational training--Government policy Older people--Employment Older people--Services for People with disabilities--Economic conditions People with disabilities--Employment People with disabilities--Government policy People with disabilities--Taxation Privacy, Right of Social accounting Social planning Social security Social security registration Student aid Subsidies Tax credits Unemployment insurance--Government policy Unemployment insurance--Law and legislation Universities and colleges--Finance
Alternative Names
Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Comité permanent du développement des ressources humaines et de la condition des personnes handicapées

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

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