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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).
On April 28, thousands of workers, friends and families of those killed and injured on the job commemorate the labour movement's most solemn occasion, the annual Day of Mourning.
ISAC's Jennefer Laidley and other anti-poverty activists had called for a significant hike in social assistance rates, but the budget essentially flat-lines payments with a 2 per cent inflationary increase.
If your landlord evicts you so that he or she or a family member can live in the unit and then you see it on Craigslist two months later for higher rent, it's on them to explain to the LTB.
Support for lower-income electricity consumers will increase by 50 per cent and more consumers will be eligible for assistance under changes to the OESP, which take effect May 1, 2017.
The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.
One of every five sexual-assault allegations reported to Canadian law enforcement goes undocumented because officers have dismissed them as unfounded.
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.
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project's Julie MacFarlane writes about the Bonkalo Report and urges readers to sign the petition supporting its recommendations.
Opposition to the CPR was on the grounds that it placed sponsored newcomers, especially women, at increased risk of abuse.