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: 15 June 2018

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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June 15, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 6 June 2018 Ontario Election 2018: Election Day is Tomorrow!

The Income Security Advocacy Centre has lots of news and information about the election.

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June 06, 2018

Ontario's Political Parties on Income Security & Social Assistance Reform

ISAC sent four political parties in Ontario – the Liberals, NDP, Progressive Conservatives, and Greens – questions on where they stand on five important issues.

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May 30, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 25 May 2018 - Ontario Election

Every Friday until Election Day June 7 ISAC will send out election-related highlights from the previous week, as well as a short collection of other stories and resources.

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May 25, 2018

ISAC Media & Policy News: May 18, 2018

The Income Advocacy Centre rounds up the important news about our Ontario election and issues facing low income people. 

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May 18, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 11 May 2018 - Ontario Election 2018

Every Friday until Election Day June 7, ISAC will send out election-related highlights from the previous week, as well as a short collection of other stories and resources.

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May 11, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 12 February 2018

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 14, 2018

March 1 webinar: The Employment Standards Act, 2000 after Bill 148: Enforcing and shaping Ontario's new employment standards

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

For more information: David Bush at bushd@lao.on.ca

Community legal clinic staff, students, and community members are invited to this webinar.

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February 06, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 2 February 2018

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 02, 2018

Arts Grants now exempt in ODSP and OW

On December 13, 2017, the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) announced that, effective that day, arts grants are exempt as income and assets in both ODSP and OW.

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February 02, 2018

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Federal review of labour standards

The federal government is consulting with Canadians about how federal labour standards should be updated. The consultation ends this Wednesday, January 31.

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January 29, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 26 January 2018

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 29, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 19 January 2018

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 19, 2018

National Day of Action in support of Tim Hortons workers: Friday, Jan 19

This Friday – TOMORROW – the Fight for $15 & Fairness, together with the Ontario Federation of Labour and Leadnow, are hosting more than 50 actions outside Tim Hortons restaurants across the country. 

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January 18, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 12 January 2018

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 12, 2018

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 15 December 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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December 18, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 8 December 2017

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

Posted:
December 08, 2017

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 1 December 2017

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

Posted:
December 01, 2017

NEWS ALERT: $15 & Fairness victory for Ontario

Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act has passed third reading, making Ontario the 4th province / state across North America to adopt $15 minimum wage legislation.

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November 23, 2017