City council joins growing wave of opposition to province's proposed cuts to welfare for disabled - 2019-12-18

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F94.png City council joins growing wave of opposition to province's proposed cuts to welfare for disabled December 18, 2019, Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star

Even Premier Doug Ford's fiscally conservative nephew, Councillor Michael Ford, wants the province to reconsider its decision to cut $1 billion in social services by limiting eligibility for the Ontario Disability Support Program.

In a unanimous vote Wednesday, Toronto city council approved a motion by Beaches-area Councillor Brad Bradford urging the Ford government to reverse the cut and scrap a proposal to change the definition of disability for ODSP.

The motion also calls on the province to raise benefits and include people receiving social assistance in any review of the program.

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