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Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped - Wikipedia

The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) is the legal name of a social welfare ... Please help improve it by rewriting it in an encyclopedic style. ... Due to the lack of accountability, within the Alberta government, the AISH legislation ... income up to C$800 per month without his/her AISH income being affected.

Low-income Albertans and Disability Workers get Boost in 2012 ...

Feb 9, 2012 ... The province's poorest citizens, low-income families and workers who help ... ( AISH) program will receive a monthly increase of $400, or 34 per cent, ... Works” by the government — will get an increase averaging five per cent ...

Alberta's AISH Program Participants Live in Poverty

program to afford to pay for all of their monthly expenses. 1. Government of Alberta. (2012) Government increases AISH benefit by $400 per month. Retrieved ...

Jump in Alberta Disability Benefits Leaves BC Far Behind | The Tyee

Feb 15, 2012 ... Alberta Premier Alison Redford's Conservative government upped ... A $400 increase in Alberta's disability benefits announced last week has ... $800 for a single person to a maximum of $1,950 per month for an AISH family.

Disability Action Hall: Enough Money

For many Albertans living on AISH, the increase will help pay for food, transportation and ... (currently the majority of income assistance provided by the government goes to rent). ... since the 400 increase the rents have gone up drastically and the cost of living perhaps .... It nedds to go up ASAP 2088 per month at least.

Tories slow to give decent income to poorest Albertans

In November 2001 a report from a Government MLA Low-Income Review ... As a result, AISH recipients received an 18 per cent increase in their monthly benefit ... The amount they could earn per month that was fully exempt doubled to $400.

Alberta Poverty Progress Profile

Alberta may be the province with the highest average income ..... 29 Government of Alberta, 2012: “Government increases AISH benefit by $400 per month.

Lack of hike in AISH payments in Alberta budget concerns advocates...

Apr 17, 2016 ... It was last hiked in 2012, from $1,188 to the current $1,588 a month, while the eligibility ... The province has long claimed its AISH benefit is generous ... The government believes all Albertans deserve to live with a sense of stability ... of $28.3 million to address caseload and cost-per-case growth,” he said.

Overhauling AISH - Alberta Views - The Magazine for Engaged ...

Apr 1, 2008 ... Thus began the MLA Review Committee on AISH, chaired by Strathcona ... $200 increase in monthly AISH benefits (then $850 a month), to be followed by ... Until recently, though, the Alberta government did not seem to have any central ... Since the MLA review, AISH doubled the exemption to $400 and ...

Alberta Poverty Progress Profile

raised the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) by $400 to a .... (February 2012), “Government increases AISH benefit by $400 per month.