No breaks com­ing for poor, dis­abled

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - EDITORIAL -

I am won­der­ing what hap­pened to the prom­ise the premier made dur­ing his cam­paign about help­ing the poor and dis­abled.

He said he was go­ing to help with rent, food, cloth­ing and trans­porta­tion.

He also put up the per­sonal com­fort al­lowance for those who are un­able to work, but ac­tu­ally how many work­ers give this al­lowance out?

And if you even try work­ing a few hours a week, which CPP al­lows you, a per­son au­to­mat­i­cally loses his or her $71 they re­ceive for their per­sonal com­fort al­lowance.

No tax break will help those who are un­able to work and on so­cial

as­sis­tance or dis­abil­ity, they don't pay taxes.

I know the premier has a lot to deal with but maybe he needs some­one to bring up the is­sue, and ask like I did be­fore with a let­ter and meet­ing with the premier’ of­fice about these is­sues be­fore the elec­tion. Nancy Ri­ley, Cornwall

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