On Thursday, August 29, 2013 the Honourable Ted McMeekin, Minister of Community and Social Services, announced increases to social assistance (OW and ODSP) at the Canadian Hearing Society’s Toronto office.
CHS President and CEO Chris Kenopic’s remarks reiterated the importance of increasing social assistance, removing communications barriers in the workplace and creating more employment opportunities for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing. CHS representatives will meet with the Minister in the coming weeks to further discuss the needs of CHS consumers.
Read the Ministry’s news release for more details about the announcement.
CHS President and CEO Chris Kenopic thanks Minister McMeekin for visiting CHS.
Gord Ryall, Program Director, Employment Services, and Toronto Region Employment Services staff speak about employment priorities for CHS consumers with Minister McMeekin.