ISAC's Media & Policy News: 8 September 2017

Posted
September 11, 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:

Michelle Kungl’s incredible journey, and her most daunting barrier yet – social assistance in Ontario:
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/09/02/michelle-kungls-incredible-journey.html

Ontario relaxes rules for ODSP, Ontario Works:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/ontario-changes-rules-on-supports-for-people-with-disabilities-1.4272062

Lawsuit against Manitoba aims to give child support payments back to children on social assistance:
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/lawsuit-against-province-aims-to-give-child-support-payments-back-to-children-442061603.html

National pharmacare program could save $7.3 billion: Study:
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/03/16/national-pharmacare-program-could-save-73-billion-study.html

New eviction rules in effect to protect Ontario tenants:
http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/new-eviction-rules-in-effect-today-to-protect-ontario-tenants-1.3571525

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