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This research looks at how the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) and the temporary Employment Insurance (EI) changes will impact social assistance recipients in each province and territory.
We must pay attention to how we build institutions such as the National Housing Council, because they will determine if and how we actually implement the human right to housing.
The human right to housing, protecting the rights of workers hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Five Good Ideas to build a city.
To respond to the challenges and financial hardship workers in their networks are facing, the OEERC and the Workers’ Action Centre, alongside community partners, have been working hard to come up with ways to provide support.
A growing number of local governments from across the world are turning to human rights to affirm a vision of more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable communities. Such places may be broadly categorized as “human rights cities.”
Watch Mary W. Rowe, President & CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute, and the host of CityTalkCanada, as she presents her five good ideas for the non-profit sector to build a city, now and in the wake of a global pandemic.


January 26, 2021
Kristen Pennington, Partner, Employment and Privacy Law, McMillan LLP