Social Assistance

ACORN's first read on Budget 2019: Almost $23 billion in new spending, but low and moderate income Canadians underwhelmed

ACORN members, hoping for bold action to tackle the affordability crisis sweeping across many Canadian cities, were feeling underwhelmed as the federal government tabled Budget 2019, their last budget before the election in October. 

MPPs get 20% housing increase while social assistance recipients are left broken hearted: Ontario ACORN members rally for increases to OW/ODSP on Feb 14th

ACORN OW/ODSP action Feb 14, 2019

On Valentine’s day, ACORN members took to the streets to fight back against cuts to OW/ODSP and demand that the Province shows low and moderate income Ontarians some love!

In Brampton: Some People Will Be Receiving Less Money from the Ontario Government

If you’re on disability or require social assistance in Ontario, then you might be interested in some changes announced by the provincial government.

Lisa MacLeod, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, said last week that social services will be streamlined and put in increasing conjunction with employment, as well as changing the definition of what is considered a disability.

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