Mayors push Liberals on plan to create affordable housing before winter hits

By Jordan Press, The Canadian PressSep 12 2020 06:00:04 OTTAWA — Federal officials are ironing out the details of a program to help cities buy properties left vacant due to the pandemic so they can quickly create affordable housing. The government has considered the property acquisition program for months as it looks to keep people […]

POOF calls for Ford government to equalize ODSP and OW funding with CERB

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Ontario citizens on the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works welfare program are struggling to survive. Their exemption from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, or CERB has pushed them toward extreme poverty, placing them at a high risk of homelessness due to insufficient ODSP and OW […]