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19 Nov 21
Stephanie Nolen's 2020-2021 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, What COVID Reveals, is now available to download. Read more >
17 Mar 21
In response to the announcement of a federal Task Force on Women in the Economy, ACORN Canada members have spoken up on critical policy changes needed for low-income women on predatory lending, internet access, and affordable housing. Read more >
8 Mar 21
Armine Yalnizyan, the Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, has been appointed to a federal government Task Force on Women in the Economy. 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 >
8 Dec 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network, Canadian Women's Foundation, and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have released a report on how to insure a National Action Plan for Women in the Economy is inclusive. Read more >
25 Nov 20
A new report from Jim Stanford at the Centre for Future Work demonstrates the huge impact a universal national early learning and child care program could have for children, child care workers, and our economy. Read more >
19 Oct 20
Women workers make up 80 percent of the nonprofit sector, but they're not experiencing decent work. The Ontario Nonprofit Network has put together a collection of resources and recommendations to push for change. Read more >
28 Sep 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network, Canadian Women's Foundation, and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a policy brief on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women workers why the federal government should invest in universal child care and modernize employment insurance. Read more >
31 Aug 20
Economist and Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers Armine Yalnizyan explains the current 'she-cession' and what's in a 'she-covery.' Plus, sign up to receive her new e-letter directly in your inbox! Read more >
12 Aug 20
COVID-19 has highlighted how healthy child development, families, and our economy depend on high quality child care -- and decent work for early childhood educators. Read more >
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