Two Ladies

Two ladies await the move to assisted living quarters. Both of them are moving into the Government assisted part of the complex saving them alot of money. One lady enjoyed a fairly decent living until her husband died and his pension with him. Her husband died 30 years ago.
The other lady also lost her husband but much more recently.

The first lady never worked and has no pensions at all except the Canada Pension and guaranteed income subsidy. She sold her home when her husband died and has been renting ever since. The second lady still lives in her home which will go on the market when she has been moved in. Her home is worth over $300,000.

Both these ladies will pay the same amount and get the same subsidy.
Is it just me or is something wrong here?

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Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
Irving Kristol