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Laurie Monsebraaten

Laurie Monsebraaten is the Star's Social Justice Reporter. She writes about poverty, inequality and social programs including welfare, child care, Children's Aid and disability rights. Other interests include affordable housing and the plight of low-wage, non-standard workers. A Star reporter for more than 30 years, Laurie's work has received numerous National Newspaper Award nominations and has garnered three citations of merit for the prestigious Michener Award for public service journalism.

Reporting Focus:
Social Justice, Public Policy, Child Care, Child Protection, Social Assistance, Basic Income, Disability Rights