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


13 May 22
A new survey has been launched by Ontario Nonprofit Network and l'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario to help understand the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Ontario's nonprofit sector. Read more >
27 Apr 21
On May 1, the Fight for $15 and Fairness and the Workers' Action Centre are holding a rally to call for paid sick days, decent wages, safe working conditions, and good stable jobs for all. Read more >
18 Feb 21
Hundreds of thousands of workers are facing losing their income with the Canada Recovery Benefits and EI running out soon. Community and labour organizations are coming together to call for an extension, and get started on permanent reforms. 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 >
23 Oct 20
International students have been excluded from emergency income supports, while facing higher tuition and expiring work permits - find out how they're organizing for their rights. Read more >
3 Sep 20
This Labour Day, let's create banners to celebrate everyone who's looking out for the future of workers: essential workers, decent work organizers and movements for justice. Download a banner-making kit here. Read more >
16 Jul 20
As provinces including Ontario re-open, the Decent Work and Health Network is calling for immediate and permanent paid sick days for all workers, with a day of action on July 18. Read more >
14 Jul 20
The federal government extended CERB for 8 weeks. On July 20, the Workers' Action Centre the Fight for $15 and Fairness are holding an online meeting to strategize next actions on income supports for workers. 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 >
20 May 20
May 21st is a Day of Action calling on the Ontario government to ensure that all workers have access to 21 days of paid emergency leave. Read more >
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