Definition of social assistance in English:

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social assistance

noun

Canadian term for social security.
Example sentences
  • The ongoing need of people on social assistance, disability insurance and minimum wage jobs indicates a need for a higher level of support.
  • One thing that is constantly overlooked, when people are discussing social assistance, is just how little it actually costs in relation to the governments entire budget.
  • The most important thing is there is consensus on how to combat poverty and how to ensure that the needy's plight can be eased directly from social assistance.
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