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


1 Sep 21
The Toronto Community Benefits Network is launching a webinar series on organizing for community wealth building projects. Read more >
9 Jun 21
A new report from the United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County and the Windsor/Essex Community Benefits Coalition shines a light on how rural, small, and mid-sized communities are organizing for community benefits. Read more >
22 Jan 21
Local residents and ACORN members in Ottawa have brought together their vision for community benefits for the LeBreton Flats new development. Read more >
19 Jan 21
A group of community organizations in Hamilton have come together to advocate for a just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. Read more >
1 Dec 20
The City of Toronto is updating its Community Benefits Framework - act now to make sure they prioritize equity, economic justice, and a fairer local economy. Read more >
13 Aug 20
The Toronto Community Benefits Network's Rosemarie Powell makes the case for CBAs in the federal government's planned infrastructure projects over the next decade, worth $187 billion. Read more >
20 Jun 20
The federal government has announced it will be investing billions of dollars in infrastructure projects across Canada - these must create opportunities and decent work for women, Black, Indigenous, and racialized people through community benefits agreements. Read more >
29 Apr 20
As the City of Toronto begins work on recovery from COVID-19, over 20 local organizations propose ten principles for a bold, green, just recovery. Read more >
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