Elevated Grounds: Innovative approaches to mental health practice at the George Brown College conference

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Partnering with CAMH, George Brown College’s Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies Program delivered another spectacular mental health conference which left attendees with plenty of information on which to reflect in order to offer… Continue Reading

Porter: Linda Chamberlain’s job was making her broke

CATHERINE PORTER Nov 19 2010 Linda Chamberlain left her dream job because it was making her broke. She’s richer earning nothing, living in her subsidized apartment and getting monthly disability cheques from the government — $260 a month richer. When… Continue Reading

Welfare reform creeps at snail’s pace

Laurie Monsebraaten Nov 30 2009 Bronwen Sims calls it Ontario’s “work disincentive program.” The 35-year-old woman, who suffers from bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia, has been living in poverty on Ontario’s disability support program for the past 10 years while doctors… Continue Reading