Natural gas prices rising in Ottawa as anti-poverty advocate warns of impact on lower income users

Published in Ottawa Citizen on July 7, 2022

“This would not be the crisis that it will be for folks if we had adequate social assistance rates and support for people with disabilities, if we had enough affordable housing for people, if we had pharmacare in place,” Appleyard said. “We can’t blame this affordability crisis on climate change mitigation, or even just on inflation.”

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