News from Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

The Income Security Advocacy Centre works with clinics and anti-poverty groups using litigation, policy development, advocacy, and organizing to address income security programs and root causes of poverty (does not give individual service).

Main website: http://incomesecurity.org/
Social Assistance Review website: http://incomesecurity.org/

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Ontario Budget 2017: ISAC response and analysis

ISAC says Ontario's 2017 Budget does very little to address the deep poverty experienced by people relying on support from Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

Posted:
April 28, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 27 April 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
April 27, 2017

Ontario's Basic Income Pilot Project: What will it mean for people on social assistance?

ISAC has put together a backgrounder to give people on social assistance, low-income people, and groups/agencies that work with them information on what the pilot project will mean.

Posted:
April 27, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 21 April 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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April 21, 2017

April 24: Wage Theft? Time to Fight Back!

When: Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Workers' Action Centre, 223 – 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

ISAC will host a meeting to bring together Able Translations workers to develop a collective strategy for securing unpaid wages and entitlements.

Posted:
April 10, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 7 April 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
April 10, 2017

New ODSP Medical Reviews Start This Month

The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has information about the new medical reviews being implemented by ODSP, which include new forms that are easier to understand.

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April 07, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 30 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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March 31, 2017

The 2017 Federal Budget and Income Security

The Income Security Advocacy Centre says the federal Budget announced on March 22 does very little to address the poverty and income inequality that Canadians are experiencing right now.

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March 24, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 24 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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March 24, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 17 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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March 17, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 10 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
March 10, 2017

Ontario Court of Appeal to hear appeals arguing that Mandatory Victim Surcharge is 'cruel and unusual punishment'

Every person who is convicted of a criminal offence in Canada is required to pay a "victim surcharge", regardless of whether or not they can afford to pay the fine.

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March 10, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 3 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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March 03, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 24 February 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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February 24, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 14 February 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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February 15, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 10 February 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
February 10, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 6 February 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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February 06, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 20 January 2017 Top Stories

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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January 20, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 13 January 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

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January 13, 2017