Employment and Social Development Canada a Lead Partner for SEWF 2013
Dan Overall, Executive Director, SEWF 2013
“Our thanks to the Government of Canada for its support and vision for SEWF 2013. This clearly demonstrates its leading role in bringing together the private, not-for-profit and charitable sectors to address social issues and its ongoing commitment to social enterprise.”
Employment and Social Development Canada plans on using new approaches to deliver programs and resolve social challenges by supporting social partnerships and encouraging citizens, forward-thinking charities, private-sector companies and government to work together to develop innovative solutions to complex challenges.
More About ESDC:
The mission of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is to build a stronger and more competitive Canada, to support Canadians in making choices that help them live productive and rewarding lives and to improve Canadians' quality of life. The Department delivers a range of programs and services such as Old Age Security; the Canada Pension Plan; Employment Insurance; Canada Student Loans and Grants; the Canada Education Savings Program; the National Child Benefit; and the Universal Child Care Benefit.