Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) has been mobilizing poor communities under attack for nearly 20 years.

Nov 052012

Report recommendations would drive down wages, put disabled at risk.

from the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP)

Brighter Prospects is the spin-doctored title of the long anticipated report on social assistance prepared for the Liberal Government by Frances Lankin and Munir A Sheikh. For some nine years, the Liberals have talked “poverty reduction” while actually making people poorer. The release of this report is the crowning moment of this long process. As the Liberals prepare to intensify their agenda of social cutbacks and attacks on public sector workers, this report offers them three useful forms of assistance.

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