PAT CULLEN: The forgotten

PAT CULLEN: The forgotten

They have no advocates, so they suffer in silence. They seldom make the news and they almost never complain, as if they are ashamed to lift the curtain on what must be the most miserable and pathetic of existences.

They are the single adults of this province, trying to maintain their own home on $534 a month in income support payments. They have a monthly allotment of $71 to heat that home – $71 to pay an oil bill or an electric bill in 2019.

Although I was unable to get statistics from the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour […]

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