The Income Security Advocacy Centre says the federal Budget announced on March 22 does very little to address the poverty and income inequality that Canadians are experiencing right now.
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If a couple is divorced, a disabled child is eligible for support into adulthood. But if the parents were never married, support ends when the child is 18 or no longer in school full-time.
Modernizing these laws is a fundamental issue of racial justice and equity for Ontarians. And our economy prospers when more workers have access to decent jobs and make decent incomes.
The decision could affect hundreds of convicted offenders each year across Canada, according to the Criminal Lawyers' Association.
The National Housing Fund will prioritize support for seniors, Indigenous Peoples, domestic violence survivors, persons with disabilities including mental health and addiction issues, and veterans.
Approximately 10,000 in Ontario were exposed to neurotoxic aluminum dust clouds at the start of every work shift, on the unproven theory that inhaled aluminum would prevent silicosis.
Wednesday's federal budget also proposes $2.7-million over five years for education, ethics, and conduct programs for Canadian judges, including training.
The Liberal government has proposed a ban on most forms of unpaid internships and has pledged $13 million to crack down on wage theft.
Maryth Yachnin, a lawyer with the Industrial Accident Victims Group (IAVGO) in Toronto, calls many of the WSIB decisions "unjustified and completely unfair" to workers.