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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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.

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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.

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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

Increase won to ODSP / OW medical travel mileage rate

The MCSS has just announced an increase in the medical travel mileage rate to pay for the costs people on social assistance have when travelling by car to their medical treatments.

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January 12, 2017

Full Child Support Exemption for Parents on OW and ODSP Coming This Month / Exemption complète des pensions alimentaires pour enfants dès ce mois-ci

Starting later this month, parents on Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program will be able to keep the full amount of any child support payments they may receive.

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January 09, 2017

Basic Income Pilot Consultations – Key Issues for People on OW and ODSP

The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has prepared information for people attending a consultation on the government's Basic Income Pilot Project, or responding to their survey.

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January 09, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 16 December 2016

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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December 19, 2016

Change from OW & ODSP Drug Cards to OHIP Cards

The Income Security Advocacy Centre has prepared information about changes to how people on Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program access prescription drugs.

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December 02, 2016

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 18 November 2016

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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November 21, 2016

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 4 November 2016

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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November 04, 2016

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 28 October 2016 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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October 28, 2016

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 21 October 2016

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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October 21, 2016

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 14 October 2016

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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October 14, 2016