Update from the Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation:
The Province has just announced an increase to disability assistance rates.
- As of April 1, 2017, disability assistance support rates will rise by $50 per month, an annual total of $600.
- Once the increase takes effect, a single person with the PWD designation will receive up to $1,033 per month in disability assistance, up from $983.
- A couple in which both are PWDs will receive an additional $100 per month, for a total of up to $1,773.
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