Garnishing Social Assistance Income

April 26th, 2010 by Questions

I lost my job in March 2008 (auto industry lay off). I did not find another job yet, my EI was finish and had to apply for Social Assistance ( my only income presently). I haven`t been able to pay my creditors (3). One of the collection agency (DRM) called me and stated if I did not pay a settlement amount of $1500 by April 30/10, they will take me to court to garnish my wages.
Can they garnish my Social Assistance payments?

Posted from: Ontario

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April 27, 2010 at 7:03 am, A licensed trustee said:

Social assistance cannot be garnisheed in Ontario.

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