DISC’s Response to Government Announcement: People with Significant Disabilities See an End to Welfare

An historic step was taken by the Government of Saskatchewan towards improving the lives of people with disabilities yesterday. Minister of Social Services, Donna Harpauer, announced that a separate, dignified income system for people of disabilities would be launched on October 1, 2009. This will, in the long term, move up to 10,000 people with disabilities off of welfare.

Read SaskDISC’s press release in PDF format.

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