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Cancelling the Transition Child Benefit will have devastating long-term consequences for many families in Ontario. As well, the long-term costs could easily outweigh the short-term savings.
What is happening at Maytree, a report on rental housing in Canada's cities, a story on how to design advisory councils, and more.
We spoke to “street nurse” and activist Cathy Crowe about her new memoirs and encouraging people to take action for social change
Anti-poverty activist and lived expert Bee Lee Soh shares her advice on how governments and non-profits can adopt better practices for the participation of experts with lived/living experience.
The paper focuses on the growing and connected affordability pressures in the rental sector.


September 30 - Paulette Senior, CEO and President, Canadian Women's Foundation will provide key insights on reflexive leadership as a lifelong effort to do the hard work of changemaking.
October 29 - Ausma Malk, Director of Social Engagement, Atkinson Foundation will discuss podcasting with a purpose
November 26 - Susan Manwaring, Partner, Miller Thomson