Centre d’étude sur la pauvreté et l’exclusion

The Centre d’étude sur la pauvreté et l’exclusion (CEPE) is an observation, research and discussion centre entrusted with providing reliable and rigourous information, notably of a statistical nature, on poverty and social exclusion issues in order to guide the government and Québec society as a whole in planning and implementing actions to combat poverty, prevent its causes, reduce its effects on individuals and families, counter social exclusion and strive towards a poverty-free Québec.

Comité consultatif de lutte contre la pauvreté et l’exclusion sociale

The role of the Comité consultatif de lutte contre la pauvreté et l’exclusion sociale This hyperlink will open in a new window. is to provide the Minister responsible for applying the Act to combat poverty and social exclusion with advice regarding the planning, implementation and evaluation of actions taken within the scope of the National Strategy to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion. On the heels of 7 years of active involvement, the Comité hopes that its efforts contribute to the objective of making Québec a fairer, more egalitarian society.

Commission des partenaires du marché du travail

The Commission des partenaires du marché du travail This hyperlink will open in a new window. is a provincial consultation body that brings together representatives from business, labor, education, community and governmental organizations dedicated to improving the efficiency of the labour market. These labour market stakeholders pool their expertise and ideas in order to enhance public employment services and foster workforce skills development and recognition.

Conseil de gestion de l’assurance parentale

The Conseil de gestion de l’assurance parentale (French only) This hyperlink will open in a new window. manages the Québec Parental Insurance Plan and, as trustee of the Parental Insurance Fund, ensures that work income replacement benefits are paid to new parents and advises the government on matters regarding parental insurance.