Caledon’s The Canada Social Report http://www.canadasocialreport.ca/ focuses on vital information for policy and practice planning and “maintain the record.” Explore their site!
The Canada Social Report acts as a major hub for social information. It is a resource for the entire social sector – to give all of us a strong voice and a powerful evidence base for informed policy conversations and the formulation of intelligent policy solutions.
Below is a recent project:
The Social Assistance Summaries series was developed to maintain the record of social assistance caseload information (i.e., number of cases and recipients) from Canada’s 13 provinces and territories.
All jurisdictions are available, here is the Ontario summary http://www.canadasocialreport.ca/SocialAssistanceSummaries/ON.pdf , depicting 1997-98 to 2014-15.