Staying Connected

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

15 Dec 22
The Decent Work and Health Network has released their letter to Ontario's Advisory Committee on Portable Benefits urging for better policy and protections for workers. Read more >
15 Mar 22
Over 1500 child care workers joined the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care in a new campaign to share their stories and lay out their calls for decent work in a new funding agreement for child care. Read more >
12 Nov 21
58 organizations across Canada joined in an open letter to call for the federal government to extend Canada Recovery Benefits and implement immediate, permanent reforms to EI. Read more >
7 Jul 21
In light of the 2021 federal budget commitments to child care, charitable and academic leaders are urging the government to direct child care funds to nonprofit and public providers. Read more >
13 May 21
With $30 billion in investments in child care announced in the federal budget, child care advocates are looking to their next steps to make high quality, accessible child care a reality across Canada. 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 >
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 >
12 Aug 20
Child care advocates from across Canada urge Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland to build a pan-Canadian child care system. 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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