Members of the Disability Action Hall are concerned about the recent news coverage of the Assured Income for Severely Handicapped program also commonly known as AISH.
We will be meeting online tonight, Thursday, September 17th at 6 pm to discuss the recent news and prepare a response.
Please email or leave a message at 403.717.7630 before 5:30 pm if you would like to join us for our meeting and we will provide you with the code.
Here is some of the media coverage we would like to share with you.Please stay tuned.
Media Links AISH coverage Sept 11 to today
NDP Facebook Live News release, September 17th, 2020
Calgary Sun, Rick Bell, commentary, September 17th, 2020
CBC News, September 15th, 2020 AISH eligibility criteria
Calgary Herald, September 15th, 2020, Don Braid, "Kenney can't pay down debt on the backs of the disabled"
Rajan Sawhney, Facebook post, September 13th, 2020
Calgary Herald September 12th, 2020, Don Braid, "Cutting Support for disabled people will backfire on Kenney"
CBC News, September 12th, 2020, Rajan Sawhney AISH response"
Edmonton Journal- September 11th, 2020, "Leave AISH payment alone, opposition and advocates tell Alberta Government"