Staying Connected

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

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 >
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 >
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 >
18 Jun 20
In an op-ed in the Toronto Star, Carolyn Ferns (Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care) and Alana Powell (Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario) examine at the challenges of re-opening child care centres and why now is the time to build a better child care system. Read more >
28 May 20
As the Government of Ontario turns its attention towards recovery, the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care lay out a plan to reopen the province's child care centres. Read more >
20 Mar 20
These relentless decent work organizers and advocates are looking out for the lives and livelihoods of workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more >
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