Penalized for working? Disabled lose ...

Penalized for working? Disabled lose 50 cents on every dollar earned & Welfare People no Food Stamps

There are 1 comment on the www.ctv.ca story from May 22, 2011, titled Penalized for working? Disabled lose 50 cents on every dollar earned & Welfare People no Food Stamps. In it, www.ctv.ca reports that:

Like everyone who receives a monthly cheque from Ontario's so called Ontario Works & disability support programs,

Sharon Burfind loses 50 cents on every dollar she earns in her part-time job.

& Should institutional care for disabled adults be phased out ?

Last September, he was locked alone in a constantly lit room at the Braemore adult residential centre in Sydney, N.S., for 15 days with occasional breaks ...

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By Laurie Monsebraaten

Toronto, Canada

#1 May 22, 2011
For the disabled with histories of mental illness,

working is often the best medicine.

But Ontario's disability support program often makes working futile ...

Sharon Burfind loses 50 cents on every dollar she earns in her part-time job,

which also triggers many other costs under Ontario Disability Support Program rules ...

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/99...

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