Ontario election campaign brings focus on nearly 2 million people living in poverty

Ontario for All is a coalition calling on party leaders to commit to policies and programs that reduce gender, racial and income inequality.

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May 22, 2018
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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. 

Posted:
May 18, 2018
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Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's May 2018 newsletter is now available

Topics include CALC's new website, travel costs for mental health treatments, consumer law updates and tips, changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, employment rights, and more.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
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Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

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
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Durham Community Legal Clinic Spring 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue include: New location and new hub, CICB, domestic violence, workplace mental stress, Ontario's new standard lease, ODSP, spousal relationships and social assistance.

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May 09, 2018
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Durham Community Legal Clinic

Real income security in Ontario

A new roadmap calls for transformational change to social assistance and other income supports and challenges whoever forms the next government to take it seriously.
Posted:
May 07, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

Does a basic guaranteed income decrease the need for social services?

The idea of a basic guaranteed income is getting a trial run in a Canadian province for three years. PBS Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks with some participants, as well as some skeptics.

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May 04, 2018
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PBS.org

Income Security and the Ontario Election #1

To contribute to informed debate on social assistance in this year's election, Hamilton Community Legal Clinic will run a series of questions and backgrounders on their website.

Posted:
May 04, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

Steps to Justice has a new and improved design

After extensive user testing, CLEO is pleased to announce a new and improved redesign of the Steps to Justice website.

Posted:
April 17, 2018
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CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Toronto launches discounts for low-income TTC riders

The first phase of the Fair Fare Pass program will cut the price of transit by as much as one-third for eligible residents.

Posted:
April 04, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star