Alliance Endorses ACTO's call on the provincial government to reverse the cuts to Legal Aid Ontario funding

The provincial government’s drastic cut to funding for Legal Aid Ontario means Ontarians will have an even harder time finding and keeping their affordable homes. For legal clinics, these cuts will have a direct impact on their work and the communities they serve – including more than 1.5 million tenant households in Ontario.

Read our open letter to Minister MacLeod: A more restrictive definition of ‘disability’ would limit access to the ODSP program

We are aware that the definition of ‘disability’ for the purposes of Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) eligibility is under consideration. It is our concern that the proposed changes will result in a significant reduction in eligibility to obtain ODSP for those with episodic disabilities and mental health disabilities.