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104   LAWS OF ONTARIO

of the workman. The position of a foster mother has been recognized by the Act of 1920, and payment of compensation to her is authorized by keeping up the house-hold and maintaining the children. The compensation has also been extended to include the furnishing of artificial members and apparatus free of charge, where these are rendered necessary as a result of the accident and the keeping of same in repair for a period of one year. In cases of permanent or partial disability, or temporary disability, the compensation is determined according to well accepted principles. The Act provides for the supplying of medical aid and the cost of the performance of operations which may have the effect of preventing death or permanent disability.

It is declared to be the intention that the amount of compensation to which the injured workman is entitled for temporary total or permanent total disability is not to be less than twelve dollars and fifty cents per week, or where his average earnings are less than twelve dollars and fifty cents per week, the amount of such earnings, and for temporary


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