ISAC's Media & Policy News: 12 February 2018

Posted
February 14, 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world. Top stories include: 

Not enough given to those in need in Ontario:
http://www.chroniclejournal.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/not-enough-given-to-those-in-need/article_836a4634-08be-11e8-81ee-8370f919471a.html

I've been homeless 3 times. The problem isn't drugs or mental illness – it's poverty:
https://www.vox.com/2016/3/8/11173304/homeless-in-america

Why is there so much poverty in a rich country like Canada?:
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/why-is-there-so-much-poverty-in-a-rich-country-like-canada-1.4524527

Legal clinic challenges part of Income Tax Act:
http://www.lawtimesnews.com/author/alex-robinson/legal-clinic-challenges-part-of-income-tax-act-15319/

Canadian economy lost 88,000 jobs in January:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-employment-january-1.4527905

Governments could save billions by introducing universal pharmacare:
https://www.nationalobserver.com/2018/02/06/opinion/governments-could-save-billions-introducing-universal-pharmacare

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