ISAC's Media & Policy News: 14 July 2017

Posted
July 14, 2017

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

Top stories are: 

Seven months in a shelter, still searching for a home:
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/07/09/seven-months-in-a-shelter-still-searching-for-a-home.html

Sudbury agrees to maintain funding to help those on social assistance:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/discretionary-funds-sudbury-city-budget-2018-1.4201125

Sears managers to earn thousands in bonuses while laid-off workers get no severance:
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/business/sears-laid-off-restructuring-bonus-1.4204178

Bank of Canada governor credits Canada Child Benefit stimulus with stronger economy:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/bank-governor-credits-liberal-stimulus-with-stronger-economy-1.3500252?autoPlay=true

Fear of losing custody stops pregnant women from disclosing homelessness, Toronto numbers show:
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/07/02/fear-of-losing-custody-stops-pregnant-women-from-disclosing-homelessness-toronto-numbers-show.html

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