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
Article source:
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

A breakdown of anti-poverty measures in budget 2018

The Dignity for All campaign applauds indexing the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) and strengthening the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB), now called the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

Posted:
April 04, 2018
Article source:
Canada Without Poverty

April 11: Community Information Session on Federal Credits and Benefits, Thunder Bay

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St., Thunder Bay

Canada Child Benefit and the Child Disability Benefit, benefits after separation or divorce, issues with the CRA's review process, and more.

Posted:
March 29, 2018
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Spotlight shines on Basic Income poverty pilot project in Hamilton

Hamilton's participation as a test community in Ontario's Basic Income Pilot Project is receiving international media attention.

Posted:
March 09, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator

From 'barely surviving' to thriving: Ontario basic income recipients report less stress, better health

The three-year pilot project, which began last summer, is testing whether no-strings-attached cash support can boost health, education, and housing for people living in poverty.

Posted:
February 27, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

What to expect when applying for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Many people mistakenly believe that if they can just keep their income below $17,699 that they will get the maximum monthly GIS.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
MoneySense

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.

Posted:
February 14, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

New and Revised CLEO Publications - February 13, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Social Assistance Survey from the Ministry of Community and Social Services

The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services is asking you to complete their short survey on your experience with Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works.

Posted:
February 06, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services