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Reflections on Proposed Changes to Social Assistance

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April 3, 2019

Income from social assistance should play an important role in poverty reduction among families in Ontario.  As we approach the provincial budget, we feel it is an appropriate time to reflect on these proposed changes and to highlight where government can fulfill its promise to provide a caring and compassionate system for those who need… Continue reading

Income Security and Workers’ Rights in Ontario: What Next?

Teleconference on Income Security and Workers' Rights in Ontario: What Next? Summary

April 2, 2019

On January 16, 2019, Ontario Campaign 2000 brought together individuals and organizations across Ontario to discuss recent changes to social assistance and workers’ protections — and discuss next steps for advocacy. Jennefer Laidley (Income Security Advocacy Centre) and Pam Frache (Workers’ Action Centre) presented. Time was dedicated to participants’ questions and key messages concerning the… Continue reading

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May 22, 2019 - “To even consider a reduction in the small, but important amount of support families receive from the Ontario Child… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

May 22, 2019 - Anti-poverty activists, including @Campaign 2000 & its partners are shocked to learn On gov't had contemplated cuts… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

May 14, 2019 - Too many parents/guardians in Canada still can’t find affordable child care for their kids,with today’s young famil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

May 06, 2019 - Income divide grows between racialized and non-racialized groups in Toronto and elsewhere across Canada, as shown i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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