ISAC's Media & Policy News: Friday 16 June 2017

June 16, 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:

More Canadians seeking CPP disability benefits have denials overturned on appeal:

Average hourly wages in Canada have barely budgeted in 40 years:

Canadians owe $1.67 for every $1 of household disposable income, StatsCan says:

Few Canadians think support for Indigenous communities should be a federal priority: poll:

Canada’s food prices offer a taste of inflation to come:

Canada falls behind other rich nations on child issues, UNICEF report finds:

Anti-poverty groups push Trudeau government to boost child benefits:

CPP changes do little for low-income earners, study finds:

Vancouver adopts living wage of $20.62:

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