Morning North | Oct 25, 2012 | 7:08

Changes coming to social assistance in Ontario

The final report from the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario has been released to the public. We spoke to one of the commissioners of the report. Frances Lankin talks about the changes being proposed for social assistance in Ontario.

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