2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Inadequate for Low-Income Ontarians
The 2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review was released on Thursday, November 5. It does not include meaningful investments or immediate action on programs or policies which would improve income security for low-income Ontarians. The government claims that it is “saying yes” to the needs of low-income Ontarians. This is a troublesome claim when the substance of the Economic Outlook says no to improving the lives of people receiving social assistance, no to helping people with disabilities, and no to low-wage precarious workers.
Read ISAC’s full response here in English. French to follow.