All posts for the topic ‘Disabilities’:

What if I didn’t have to live in poverty?

Posted on: March 27th, 2012   No Comments

What if I had been declared disabled a month earlier when I still had long term coverage? What if I didn’t live on less than 600 a month while awaiting a decision when I first [...]

OW/ODSP recipients: Get out and VOTE!

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

YOUR VOTE WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Vote in the October 6, Provincial Election ************************************* Reclaim Your Rights: The Right to live with dignity The Right to a decent standard of living The Right to proper, [...]

ODSP penalizes for working

Posted on: May 23rd, 2011   No Comments

Would you work for 50% of your wages? ODSP recipients are on the system because they have shown they cannot maintain full-time jobs.  If they are capable of working at all, it is usually part-time [...]

Advocacy Hamilton, Inequity, Poverty, Social Assistance:
Serious Thinking & Real Reform

Ontario has a poverty problem. Hamilton is an intensified example of this. 18% percent of the population lives in poverty, almost 50% of them children. That is 1 In 7 children. 6.8% unemployment rate again [...]