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Immigration status and Social Assistance

Recorded June 23, 2021 – Misunderstandings exist about who is eligible for social assistance programs in Ontario and about consequences of receiving Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).  Undocumented people and those living with temporary status can be concerned about applying for benefits. And others need to know the rules about sponsoring relatives or being sponsored while receiving social assistance.

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June 23, 2021 (90 minutes)


ODSP and Arts Council Grants

Recorded on April 20, 2017 – Artists who are deaf or disabled are encouraged by various government arts councils to apply for grants to pursue their artistic projects and develop their professional capacity. However, if those artists are on ODSP, the grants are treated as “income”.

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April 20, 2017 (52 minutes)

Produced by:

ODSP Action Coalition


Migrant Workers and Access to Social Benefits in Ontario

June 18, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET – This webinar from the Inter-clinic Migrant Workers Working Group is for migrant workers (temporary foreign workers and non-status people), their allies, community organizations and community legal clinics.

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June 18, 2015 (1 hour)


Advocating for Refugee and Other Precarious Status Clients on Social Assistance Matters

Recorded on December 11, 2013 – A growing number of immigrant and refugee clients are having their benefits illegally terminated based on a misapplication of social assistance regulations.

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December 11, 2013 (57 minutes)


ODSP: Know Your Benefits, Rights and Responsibilities

Recorded on September 26, 2013  – This webinar, presented by the ODSP Action Coalition, describes recent updates and changes to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). It is a follow-up to the Coalition’s first webinar ODSP: Know Your Benefits.

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September 26, 2013 (47 minutes)

Produced by:

ODSP Action Coalition


ODSP and Aging

Recorded on September 26, 2013 – This webinar, intended for community workers, gives information on maximizing income and benefits for Ontario Disability Support Plan (ODSP) recipients approaching 65. Topics covered include ODSP after 65, senior’s pensions and rent subsidies, Canada Pension Plan (CPP) early retirement benefits, income fluctuations, and Old Age Security (OAS) .

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September 26, 2013 (47 minutes)


Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) – Know Your Benefits

Recorded on Feb 14, 2013 – This webinar from the ODSP Action Coalition will provide an overview of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and cover applying for ODSP, ODSP rates, income, earnings, assets & changes, the different types of ODSP Benefits, appeals and tips and strategies for navigating the system.

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February 14, 2013 (1 hour and 16 minutes)

Produced by:

ODSP Action Coalition


“Brighter Prospects”: The Commission’s Report and Future Direction for Social Assistance Reform

Recorded on December 3, 2012 – In this webinar, Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) provides an understanding of

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December 3, 2012 (2 hours)


Social Assistance Review Webinar: Understanding the Options

Recorded on February 17, 2012  – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario released its second discussion paper on February 3, 2012 and is asking for feedback on a number of approaches it could take in reforming social assistance. The options could have far-reaching implications for people on low incomes.

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February 17, 2012 (1 hour 53 minutes)


Social Assistance Review Part 3: Merging OW and ODSP

Recorded on February 6, 2012 – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario is expected to release an Options Paper in early February 2012 with options for reforming Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), followed by a very short period for public response and feedback.

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February 6, 2012 (1 hour and 57 minutes)

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