As one among many groups working to contribute to the Social Assistance Review process ongoing since early last year, we were dismayed to see the Drummond Commission weigh in so significantly on recommendations around social assistance. One of the most troubling of Drummond’s recommendations is to limit annual spending growth in Ontario Works and the ODSP to 0.5% for the next six years. If adopted by government, this low rate of growth will not only cause further despair for people…