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4 Jun 21
The Atkinson Centre's Early Childhood Education Report 2020 details the state of early childhood education and care programs across Canada. Read more >
19 May 21
In a new report from the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care and the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, child care workers are speaking out about their current working conditions and their mental health and well-being. 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 >
5 May 21
The Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust has protected 36 units of affordable housing through the Preserve and Protect program, backed by investors including the Atkinson Foundation. 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 >
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 >
16 Mar 21
Dr Jim Stanford and the Centre for Future Work launched a new report on workers' voice - what it is, why its necessary, and how governments can strengthen it across Canada. 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 >
10 Mar 21
As the 2019-2020 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy, John Lorinc examined the politics and governance of smart city technology. Now, his series is available in an open access publication. 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 >
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