ISAC's Media & Policy News: 2 February 2018

Posted
February 2, 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:

Poverty not a good reason to take Indigenous kids from parents: Bennett:
http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/poverty-not-a-good-reason-to-take-indigenous-kids-from-parents-bennett

Temp agency proposal at WSIB leaves workers vulnerable, legal clinics say:
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/02/01/temp-agency-proposal-leaves-workers-vulnerable-legal-clinics-say.html

Inflation’s return could shock a generation that’s never seen it:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/inflation-canada-1.4505207

Nearly 100 homeless people died in Toronto in 2017:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/homeless-deaths-toronto-public-health-1.4509218

Editorial: Ontario badly botches affordable housing policy:
https://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2018/01/26/ontario-badly-botches-affordable-housing-policy.html

Metro announces increase in automation to combat minimum wage hikes:
https://www.thestar.com/business/2018/01/30/metro-announces-increase-in-automation-to-combat-minimum-wage-hikes.html

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