Community Living Algoma’s Executive Director John Policicchio joined us in the ONNtv studios to share his perspective on Premier Doug Ford’s proposed cuts to the Ontario Disability Services Program.
From a developmental sector standpoint, Policicchio is concerned that cuts to ODSP and social assistance will be the trend moving forward with the Tory government.
However, he noted that while the previous Liberal government made some positive strides forward, it was by no means a perfect situation.
Policicchio is hopeful that the PCs will make meaningful changes to assist more people in Ontario and specifically in Sault Ste. Marie to sit above the poverty line and make meaningful reform to social assistance in Ontario in one hundred days as they have suggested.
For CLA’s full press release and statement, click here.