Ontario

August 22, 2011
Activists in Ontario have launched the website "Remember the Day," as they begin a campaign to highlight the crucial issue of rising poverty in Ontario as the provincial election draws near. Pathway...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Organizing, Ontario
August 5, 2011
Visit CBC.Ca's Here and Now Toronto to hear CLEONet executive director Julie Mathews speaking to Laura Di Battista about barriers to accessing Legal Aid in Ontario. Click here for the press release...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Legal Aid, Ontario
June 24, 2011
The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance has released its first discussion paper and is now travelling around Ontario to do consultations in various communities. You can read the paper at...
Keywords: Article , Welfare, Ontario
June 15, 2011
In London, Ontario, discharges from psychiatric wards to shelters or NFA occurred 194 times per year. This discovery led to the creation of a pilot project that provided immediate access to a housing...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Mental Health, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 15, 2011
This article compares heterosexual and sexual minority street-involved youth across a number of sociodemographic, risk and current mental health, victimization and delinquency measures with a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 15, 2011
In early 2010, the John Howard Society of Toronto commissioned a cost benefit study and analysis of Transitional Housing and supports (THS) for two types of ex-prisoners moving to the community from...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Ontario
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre sent a letter to the commissioners of the Social Assistance Review in Ontario, urging them to consider issues of gender and equity in the review process. You can...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre and the Ontario Community Legal Clinic System’s Social Assistance Action Committee (SAAC) held a roundtable discussion on May 30, 2011, to explore the issue of how...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) contains videos of a symposium held by ISAC and the Social Assistance Action Committee in March 2011 on how Ontario Works could be improved.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, isac, ontario works, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
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