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Ontario’s basic income pilot project enrols 400 people, so far

Plan is to eventually have 4,000 people in several locations taking part across the province. Toronto Star, by KRISTIN RUSHOWY, Queen’s Park Bureau, Oct. 4, 2017 Ontario has so far enrolled 400 people in the Hamilton and Thunder Bay areas for its basic income pilot proje...

Filling taxes is the key to lift people out of poverty

Canada’s poor urged to earn more by filing their taxes ‘That could probably help me make ends meet,’ says woman who hasn’t filed for 3 years “Filing taxes is becoming the key strategy for organizations looking to lift people out of poverty....

Ontario Increasing Social Assistance Rates

Province Providing More Support for Ontario Works, ODSP Recipients Ontario is increasing social assistance rates for people receiving support from Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). This fall, new rate increases announced in the 2016 Budget come into...