Why Wait? Raise the Rates!
Let’s break the cycle of endless poverty reduction studies and consultations
Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government has started yet another cycle of consultation on poverty reduction. Since 2008, social justice advocates have participated in a series of policy consultations regarding social assistance reform, only to be disappointed every time by government inaction. Almost a decade of empty discussions about ‘poverty reduction’ has shown that consultation is a diversionary tactic to avoid tackling poverty.
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