Lawyer, Policy Wonk, Author, TV Talking Head

Twitter: chrisschafer

Welfare in Saskatchewan

A Critical Evaluation

Posted In:  MediaStudies    

Fraser Forum Saskatchewan has made efforts, albeit limited ones, to reform its welfare system. However, it needs to do much more reduce caseloads, in- crease employment and earnings of former and potential recipients, reduce poverty, and reduce government expenditures on social services. Tar- geting resources and implementing the success- ful reforms developed in Alberta and BC and a number of US states can allow for the simulta- neous achievement of both better and more com- passionate services, while at the same time reducing caseloads and expenditures. Read Article