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Should increases in Ontario social assistance rates be cut in half?

Ontario's government announced they would reduce increases in social assistance rates for individuals on the Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Works from 3 per cent to 1.5 per cent this year. The increase is less than Ontario's inflation rate of 2.5 per cent and does not reflect the actual cost of living.

Should the Ontario government reduce increases in social assistance rates by half?

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Last Updated: 
2018-08-27