News and updates

Updated information about how CERB impacts eligibility of provincial benefits, how to fundraise during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring lived and living expertise is part of recovery planning, and finding new ways to strengthen Canada’s social safety net.
We need to chart out our path, and think collectively about the ideas and principles that will be our north star as we work to strengthen our social safety net.
This submission to the Toronto Office of Recovery and Rebuild Consultation is based on what we’ve heard from advocates with lived expertise to examine how the City should engage lived/living expertise in recovery and rebuild planning.
This backgrounder explores how COVID-19 emergency benefits and pre-existing changes to RGI calculations will affect RGI tenants in Ontario.
In this period of uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic, many non-profit organizations have revised budgets and modified revenue projections to reflect the new reality.
We can no longer pretend that we are not aware of how deeply rooted systemic racism is in Canada. For systemic change to occur, we need to determine how best to translate the strong calls for change into policy, legislative, and cultural change so that the structures that govern our society are anti-racist in themselves.