Adequate Financing

Image of bank notes and coins.Few provinces or territories have the resources to tackle this issue on their own. Some provinces and territories are less able to provide adequate support based on the size of their taxpayer base, the amount of revenue from economic activities or the number of people requiring supports.

A national program could introduce new financial resources from federal government income. It would also allow for balanced financial transfers so that every province and territory, regardless of how wealthy or poor, could meet a minimum, adequate standard of support for residents with long-term disabilities.