ISAC's Media & Policy News: 30 June 2017

June 30, 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:

Star editorial: Wynne government should dump cruel panhandling ban:

Reducing Canada's workplace gender gap would add $150 billion to GDP:

Calgary outpaces Toronto and Vancouver as Canada's least-affordable city for low-income residents:

People who are homeless in Montreal falling victim to aggressive strep bacteria causing flesh-eating disease:

Full impact of Ontario's controversial 25% hydro rate cut to kick in on July 1:

All Legal Aid Ontario immigration and refugee services will continue after July 1:

Delays in implementation of Rental Fairness Act anything but fair, critics say:

Ontario's Basic Income Pilot: TVO Video with Hugh Segal:

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