Social Assistance – April 1, 2016 Update

A delegation of ISARC Steering Committee members Rev Susan Eagle, Val Hyman, Nathan Gilbert, Rabbi Shalon Schachter and Chris Pullenayegem met with ADM Karen Glass (ADM – Poverty Reduction Strategy Office) and policy advisers on April 1, 2016. She introduced the newly published Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy 2009-2014.
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Their 2015 annual (progress) report is here:
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Upcoming meetings with MPPs:
• Minister Helen Jaczek (MPP Community and Social Services) and policy advisor on Sep 27th
• Minister Cheri DeNovo (NDP critic on poverty)
• Deputy Premier Deb Matthews
• Minister Chris Ballard (MPP for housing)

John Stapleton advised us on the pros and cons of a Guaranteed Annual Incomer plan.
View His Presentation Here

John Stapleton explaining GAI.


Partnering with Income Security Advocacy Centre and Legal Aid Ontario on joint educational and advocacy efforts.

18, September, 2016Posted by :Chris Pullenayegem

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