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Disabling effect of Ontario Disability Benefits
From a Toronto Star column:
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has been transformed by the construction of many new buildings. I am interested in the architecture of another transformation.
It has been 20 years since anyone took a look at social assistance rates in this province, to which end a provincial commission has been on tour.
The commission held a community consultation at CAMH the other day. I bumped into a friend there. Her name is H. She's on disability. She knows better than I do that no one in this city can live in dignity on disability.
The rates themselves are disabling.