ISAC's Media & Policy News: 6 July 2018

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July 6, 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:

Ford to recall Ontario legislature on July 11 – Throne Speech July 12, session starts July 16:
https://ipolitics.ca/2018/06/29/ford-to-recall-ontario-legislature-on-july-11/

Five Tory MPPs interested in becoming speaker of the House:
https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2018/07/04/five-tory-mpps-interested-in-becoming-speaker-of-the-house.html

Provincial funds for social housing repairs now in grave doubt, Tory concedes:
https://www.cp24.com/news/provincial-funds-for-social-housing-repairs-now-in-grave-doubt-tory-concedes-1.3998150

OHIP+ to no longer give kids, young adults with private insurance free medication:
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/06/30/ohip-to-no-longer-give-kids-young-adults-with-private-insurance-free-medication.html

Ford government is ending co-operation with Ottawa on resettlement of asylum seekers:
https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2018/07/05/ford-government-is-ending-cooperation-with-ottawa-on-resettlement-of-asylum-seekers.html

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