About 30 people braved the cold weather on Tuesday afternoon to raise their voices at an anti-poverty rally outside city hall in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Demonstrators held signs and set up tents at the event, which was organized by the grassroots group Disrupt and held to protest changes to provincial social assistance programs, including the cancelation of the basic income pilot.

“We’re having a public demonstration just to bring attention to the abject poverty that is currently occurring in our city and the fact that it’s going to get worse with all of the changes that the Ontario government is making,” said Angie Lynch, one of the organizers of the event.