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What does OW stand for?

OW stands for Ontario Works

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  • Military and Government

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The modules cover Community Advocacy Techniques, the Tenant Protection Act, Victims' Rights Law, the Employment Insurance Act, the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights in Ontario, the Ontario Works Act, the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, the Canada Pension Plan, and Consumer Protection Laws.
Since the program philosophy of Ontario Works was essentially the same as in the US, the important policy question is whether the outcomes would be similar; or, alternatively, whether there might remain residues of the earlier, less punitive pre-1996 approach.