New momentum with an accent on mobilization
Launched in the spring of 2010, the 2010-2015 Government Action Plan for Solidarity and Social Inclusion comes with total investments of $7 billion over five years. The action plan has four thrusts aimed at:
To achieve these goals, most of the measures of the 2004-2010 Action Plan have been maintained (e.g. Work Premium, Adapted Work Premium, Supplement to the Work Premium Supplement, Child Assistance and annual minimum wage review). To keep Québec’s social safety net intact and to reinforce it, the government will undertake action that includes:
In order to enhance our effectiveness and bring decision-making closer to the community, the 2010-2015 Action Plan provides for increased funding for local and regional action. Easing of the requirements of the Fonds québécois d’initiatives sociales so that the funding offered for territory-based action to combat poverty and social exclusion is more flexible is also planned.
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