ISAC's Media & Policy News: 17 March 2017

March 17, 2017

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

Top stories include:

Ontario housing minister vows to boost rent control after CBC Toronto tenancy series:

PEI’s social assistance rates are well below the cost of healthy food:

Ontario Labour Minister speaks to business group, places hopes on Changing Workplaces Review:

To end homelessness, prevent it from happening in the first place (including increasing social assistance incomes):

Come early: Toronto's homeless struggle for place to sleep in freezing winter:

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