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We can no longer pretend that we are not aware of how deeply rooted systemic racism is in Canada. For systemic change to occur, we need to determine how best to translate the strong calls for change into policy, legislative, and cultural change so that the structures that govern our society are anti-racist in themselves.
Changing the definition of disability used by the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) could have serious implications. Improving the program’s assessment process would yield better results for applicants, Ontario's social safety net, and the government.
Ontario tenants who have fallen behind on their rent because of COVID-19 will need provincial help to stay housed when the current eviction ban is lifted. A new analysis calls for targeted rent relief, a gradual easing of the eviction ban, and a reintroduction of rent controls.