News from The Peterborough Examiner
A new program in Peterborough is designed to help those with a cognitive impairment apply for the appropriate income support, such as Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
Advocate urges city council to maintain discretionary benefits for social assistance recipients, despite provincial funding cut
Martha Macfie, Peterborough Community Legal Centre, told Peterborough city council that discretionary benefits are critical for people on social assistance and urged the city to maintain those benefits.
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) argues that allowing officers to consult with lawyers before preparing their notes "risks tainting the officer's memory and consequently, the independence of the notes."