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Staying Connected

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


30 Aug 22
Mobilize to demand equal rights and permanent resident status for all migrants. Read more >
15 Aug 22
On August 23 at 7:00pm, Justice for Workers is holding a provincial Decent Work Organizing Meeting - join in the fight for decent work for all! Read more >
8 Jul 22
A new paper from the Ontario Nonprofit Network explores the wage disparity for care workers in Ontario and how to make wage parity a reality. Read more >
15 Jun 22
Deena Ladd, executive director and co-founder of the Workers' Action Centre, received an honorary degree from Brock University on June 14, 2022. In her commencement speech, she calls on all of us to recognize our collective connection and to take collective responsibility to build better workplaces and communities. Read more >
11 Jun 22
We're thrilled to announce the inaugural Atkinson Artist: Rollie Pemberton, aka Cadence Weapon. Rollie is an Edmonton-born, Toronto-based rapper and author. He won the 2021 Polaris Prize for his fifth album Parallel World. Bedroom Rapper, his memoir, was released in Canada and the U.S in May 2022. Read more >
3 May 22
In a new report from the Workers' Action Centre, frontline workers are presenting a plan for action to learn the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure decent work for all. Read more >
27 Apr 22
A new primer from the Justice For Workers campaign explores why the fight for decent work is essential for racial justice. Read more >
25 Apr 22
A new report from the Centre for Future Work counters the common narrative that robots and algorithms will soon leave many unemployed. In it, Dr. Jim Stanford explores the implications of technological deceleration in Canadian workplaces and how workers can meaningfully shape the future of work. Read more >
18 Apr 22
May 1st is International Workers' Day - join local actions across Ontario to demand decent work for all! Read more >
13 Apr 22
A new report from the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development details the state of the child care workforce across Canada and why the success of Canada's emerging national early learning and child care system depends on a foundation of decent work for Early Childhood Educators. Read more >
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