Tag Archives: Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

My son moves in with me and my editors think I’m the shizat

I have a new roommate. My girlfriend has some new duties at work, which means extra late nights, so my (our) son is now with me three to five nights a week in addition to the five days he has … Continue reading

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My first night with insulin

The nurse at the diabetic clinic was finally able to find my family doctor, and he finally faxed a prescription for insulin to my pharmacist, and now I’ll finally have the opportunity to get better. From the appointment when my … Continue reading

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Checking day

Cheque day, for someone receiving their income from the government, is like the last day of school before summer for a student, or Sunday for a Catholic. It’s a day you dream about for a week, maybe two or three, … Continue reading

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The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services hates disabled people

CAUTION: This post was written after receiving some very bad… incredibly incorrect information from an ODSP worker who was either very new, or very, very drunk. It turns out things weren’t nearly as bad as he made it out to … Continue reading

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