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Poverty guest speaker

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Department
Health Sciences
Course
Health Sciences 1002A/B
Professor
Anita Cramp
Semester
Winter

Description
Poverty guest speaker  Minimum wage up to 11$ Worse for women United way – funds and tries to change policies that make it hard to exit poverty Alex – artrogrycosis: in wheelchair ­ her help for disability went away at 18, couldn’t get a job (can only work 4 hours  at a time, she is fraile (60lbs) and cannot commute well. Ontario disability support  program $1176/month. Which cannot pay for support worker an 2 bdrm apt.  Ontario works: which is for less severe disabilities and they can get a job (600  something$). She went to fanshaw and she loved it, free bus pass, friends ect.  Housing is 932 a month fpr wheelchair accessible and 2 bdrm apt. free bus pass  helped a lot so she could have 244$. She had a job that took 2.5 hours to get to.  Para transit is bad. Cant get internet. Social is
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