ISAC's Media & Policy News: 5 May 2017

May 5, 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:

On International Workers Day, migrant workers are still precarious and unsupported:

Federal Liberals suspend tax audits of political charities:

Case for Canada’s infrastructure bank not compelling, researchers warn:

Aboriginal approach to child welfare brings results:

Canadian minimum wage workers say they’re surviving rather than living:

Judge certifies minimum wage lawsuit against Ontario Hockey League:

These 3 groups are at high risk of mental health issues in Canada. Here’s why:

Ontario gets a C in gender wage equality; Canada ranks low on income inequality, poverty and social cohesion:

Parkdale tenants organize rent strike to protest rent increases at MetCap buildings:

Ontario landlords must pay one month’s rent or offer new unit to tenants they evict for own use:

Why I love taxes – and so should you:

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