In Ontario, a single adult on disability benefits can receive a base rate of up to $1128 a month to live through the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) as well as support for drug, dental and disability related costs. Sounds OK at first glance -- until you look at the cost of living.
Jihan Abbas is an independent scholar, consultant, and activist. She holds a PhD in sociology and her work aims to build a more inclusive society. She is a Contributor to EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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