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Laura Cattari is a Hamiltonian by choice for 24 years, and an advocate specializing in social policy, human rights and poverty. These are her personal thoughts which she is certain will anger everyone, please no one, which suits her just fine.
Killing Basic Income Pilot Betrays Ontario's Most Vulnerable Residents - While basic income recipients still have to meet their fiduciary, legal and ethical responsibilities incurred by the three-year offer they acted on, the government has decided to act in bad faith. Published August 09, 2018 in Commentary
A Sanity Check for the Upcoming Ontario Election - Above all, please stop being ugly. Published March 23, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018
Fair Elections Act Disenfranchises Vulnerable Voters - Bill C-23, the so-called Fair Elections Act, changes many rules around voting to make it much more difficult for potential voters to cast ballots. Published April 22, 2014 in Commentary
Ward Boundary Review Process Moves Forward - We are not proposing nor calling for any particular solution to ward boundaries but simply asking for a fair and necessary review to commence. Published May 14, 2012 in Commentary
Time to Increase Social Assistance Rate - Increasing the social assistance rate would provide a boost to the economy and actually save the government overall in poverty-related health costs. Published September 23, 2011 in Commentary