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Kids Canada Policy Digest

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Canadian Policy Research Networks
Press release
Publication Date: 
21 Apr 2004

Excerpts from press release: CPRN's Family Network has launched a special Web page that provides an inventory of policies and programs for children and families across the country. Policy makers, researchers, advocates, journalists, students, and other interested Canadians can visit Kids Canada Policy Digest for information about federal, provincial and territorial initiatives, compared in tabular format. The first sets of inventory tables cover the following policy fields: Field 1: Administration of Child and Family Policies and Programs in Canada Field 2: Initiatives for Children and Families, Government of Canada Field 3: Income Supports, Provincial and Territorial Field 4: Leaves from Work, Provincial and Territorial Additional fields, focusing on issues such as early childhood education, children with disabilities, child well-being and healthy development, Aboriginal children, and school-aged children, will be added over the course of the coming year. The tables will be revised on a regular basis to include the latest developments.