Just 4 You: Does our government respect disabled Albertans by not re-indexing AISH? Cam says a firm no

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You can bet on it: Alberta oil executives and other wealthy people of this province will be uncorking their favourite — expensive, perhaps? — celebratory beverage, while people on the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped program will pour themselves a glass of cold water.

 
That is, of course, if their water bill is paid.

This is indeed a sad and concerning day for people with disabilities.

Here’s why: the province says they are indexing personal income tax rates.

But, if you are a senior citizen or have a disability in Alberta … well, have a good time and, honestly, see you later.

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Cam Tait is a best-selling author and award winning journalist determined to honour the dignity and nobility of journalism ON DISABILITIES ... when it mattered and how we need it today
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