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Latest Media and Policy News: 25 Oct 2012

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The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance released its final report and recommendations yesterday, October 24:
Statement from Minister Milloy:
Media Coverage:

Star yesterday:

Star today (with ODSP Action Coalition quote!):

Milloy responds – there’s not enough money for a raise:

MRC’s column - who will reform the system?:

Hamilton Spectator:

Spec editorial:


Northumberland Review:

NewsTalk 1010:

Metro News:


ISAC’s response - a mixed report:

Association of Ontario Health Centres:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Daily Bread Food Bank:

Hamilton Roundtable and HOPE:

ODSP Action Coalition:


Poverty Free Ontario:

Put Food in the Budget / OCAP / CUPE:


YWCA Toronto:

Related Media:

Op Ed in the Record on the importance of social assistance reform:

Pre-announcement push on rates in Hamilton:

What about a GAI?:


Jennefer Laidley
Policy & Research Analyst
Income Security Advocacy Centre

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