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


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 >
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 >
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 >
6 Apr 22
A new report from the Decent Work and Health Network diagnoses what's gone wrong in Canada's COVID-19 planning and response, and what decent work policies need to be legislated to ensure a healthy recovery for all. Read more >
1 Feb 22
In celebration of Black History Month, the Toronto Community Benefits Network is hosting a discussion on February 17 on how we can all confront anti-Black racism. Read more >
19 Nov 21
Stephanie Nolen's 2020-2021 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, What COVID Reveals, is now available to download. Read more >
1 Sep 21
The Toronto Community Benefits Network is launching a webinar series on organizing for community wealth building projects. Read more >
1 Sep 21
In a new report from CCNCTO, Chinese Canadian workers are speaking out about their working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >
11 Mar 21
A new report from the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative measures how public Canadian companies report on their work to build relationships with Indigenous communities and advance reconciliation. Read more >
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