Monday, 23 September 2019

PSA: In June 2017, all Federal parties supported a bill in Parliament to increase Canadian military spending by 70%. Redirecting $100 billion from military spending over 20 years is a good comparison of the additional funding that is required to address the housing crisis being experienced by thousands of people on low incomes.

Here is yet another story by Kendall Worth about housing and poverty. Rose has learning disabilities and may have to move out of the place she loves as it is becoming more difficult for her ageing parents to support her.

Kendall Worth gives us an update on a young woman he wrote about earlier. Thankfully the harassment by a fellow tenant has stopped, but she lost some of her income assistance benefits. If we had a guaranteed basic income none of this would have happened, writes Kendall.