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Income Security

COVID-19 and Income Security
COVID-19 and Income Security

Over the last year, the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction has been working with the Departments of Labour Studies and Political Science at McMaster University to explore the impact of Canada’s income security programs during the pandemic.  The research that has emerged tells of an unsurprising, but unmistakeable gap in wellbeing, housing and food security…

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Frozen in Time! Ontario’s Social Assistance Rates
Frozen in Time! Ontario’s Social Assistance Rates

On Monday,  April 13th, community activists, academics and social assistance recipients gathered virtually to discuss how to put income security advocacy back on the policy agenda. You can view the recording here.