The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario conducted the largest review of social assistance programs in more than 20 years. The Commissioners provided advice on the major challenges confronting Ontario’s current programs – and the almost 900,000 vulnerable individuals whom the system supports.
The government recognizes that everyone benefits when people on social assistance receive supports that will help them participate more fully in our society and economy.
In the 2013 Ontario Budget, the government proposed changes to social assistance programs with a focus on improving incomes, promoting better employment outcomes and increasing fairness in this system.
Read our Questions and Answers about the budget.
Read the 2013 Ontario Budget
Read the final report of the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance.