ISAC's Media & Policy News: 7 July 2017

July 7, 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: 

It's time to tear down the "welfare wall" for persons with disabilities:

Sudbury to review discretionary benefits for OW and ODSP recipients:

Lawsuit takes on WSIB for rejecting "chronic mental stress" claims:

Ontario rent increases capped at 1.8 per cent for next year:

Basic income questions raised in Thunder Bay:

Evidence shows immigrants will get fewer jobs as Ontario ratchets up minimum wage to $15: