Staying Connected

Updates from Atkinson’s community of partners, collaborators and allies.

1 Feb 23
The Secret Menu campaign from the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change shows us the hidden cost behind the food we eat. Read more >
13 Jan 23
A new resource from the Ontario Nonprofit Network takes a dive into the decent work movement, compiling various resources addressing decent work, racial justice, and Indigenous sovereignty. Read more >
15 Dec 22
The Decent Work and Health Network has released their letter to Ontario's Advisory Committee on Portable Benefits urging for better policy and protections for workers. Read more >
4 Oct 22
In a new blog post from the Ontario Nonprofit Network, community benefits activists explore how community benefits agreements can help us leverage infrastructure project spendings and encourage residents to play an active role in envisioning and building better communities. Read more >
12 Sep 22
In a new op-ed, Toronto Community Benefits Network's Rosemarie Powell and Kusma Baker explore how community benefits agreements can bring residents' voices to the foreground, following a recent proposal to redevelop Malvern Town Centre. Read more >
9 Sep 22
Dream States: Smart Cities, Technology, and the Pursuit of Urban Utopias is a book written by the 2019-2020 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy, John Lorinc, and released by Coach House Books in September 2022. It's based on his fellowship series, Building Smart Smart Cities, that was published in the Toronto Star in January 2021. Read more >
31 Aug 22
With pandemic recovery EI rules set to expire, workers organizations are mobilizing to make sure all workers can continue to access the support they need. Read more >
30 Aug 22
Mobilize to demand equal rights and permanent resident status for all migrants. Read more >
30 Aug 22
The results of a sector-wide survey by the Ontario Nonprofit Network and l’Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario have been released in a new report, alongside five policy recommendations for government and three calls to action for the non-profit sector. Read more >
22 Aug 22
The Shareholder Association for Research and Education has published a round up of it's proxy season advocacy for corporate action on reconciliation - including a successful proposal by the Atkinson Foundation at Toromont Industries Ltd. Read more >
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