ISAC's Media & Policy News: 25 August 2017

August 25, 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: 

The truth about food insecurity is that it's not about food:

Many Indigenous families not applying for Canada Child Benefit:

CPP changes will disqualify 243,000 from Guaranteed Income Supplement: Report:

City of London tops up OW shelter benefits to help people who are homeless:

Waterloo Region councillors defer decision on OW discretionary benefits budget:

Ontario's OW and ODSP compensation award exemption changes will help sexual abuse survivors:

Tent City: The voices of Kitchener's youth homeless protest camp:

Ontario government tweaks labour reform bill, no changes to $15 minimum wage phase-in:

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