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Policy brief, Economy & prosperity, Public policy, Ontario 360, Munk School

ON360 Transition Briefings 2022 – Doing More For Those With Less: How To Strengthen Benefits And Programs For Low-Income Individuals And Families In Ontario

Ontario’s system of supports for people with low incomes is not reflective of today’s social, economic, and labour market realities. Ontario’s social assistance system is particularly ineffective and in need of significant improvement.

A newly elected Ontario government should make significant efforts to strengthen income supports and services for both people receiving social assistance and the broader low-income population.