Social Assistance in Ontario: What's happened and what's next?

Recorded on September 27, 2018 -  On July 31, 2018, while scrapping the Basic Income pilot, the Ontario government announced that a number of improvements to Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) would not take place in the Fall of 2018 as scheduled. Minister MacLeod also announced that her ministry will reveal a new social assistance program after a 100 day...

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September 27, 2018
Length:
1 hour

Income Security Roadmap for Change: What it says, why it matters, and what you can do

Recorded on December 08, 2017 - An important new report called “Income Security: A Roadmap for Change” provides community members, advocates, and decision-makers an important opportunity to push for major new investments and transformation in Ontario’s income security system, including social assistance. This webinar introduces people to the report and its recommendations to the provincial...

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December 08, 2017
Length:
1 hour

Henson Trusts

Recorded on May 26, 2011 - Henson Trusts are instruments designed to protect the assets, such as an inheritance, of people with disabilities, while preserving their right to collect government benefits. This webinar is presented by Sallie Hunt of Northwest Community Legal Clinic. It gives service providers and advocates information on how Henson Trusts can support people receiving Ontario...

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Date:
May 26, 2011
Length:
40 minutes