News and updates

Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, Canadians were deeply concerned about their household finances.
The Journey to Jazz and Human Rights, produced by Jazz.FM91 and funded by Maytree, has been named a finalist at this year’s annual New York Festivals Radio Awards.
We spoke to Stephen Gaetz (President & CEO, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness), Melanie Redman (President & CEO, A Way Home Canada), and Julia Lalande (Managing Director, Making the Shift) about this ambitious new undertaking.
In this Five Good Ideas session, Michal Hay, founder of Progress Toronto, shares her experiences on building power, winning, and making change.
Statistics Canada is now using an updated version of the federally adopted poverty measure, the market basket measure (MBM). Here's what you need to know about the new 2018-base MBM.
The Ontario government is piloting significant changes to how employment and training supports are delivered to social assistance recipients. These changes could adversely affect the quality of services provided to people living in poverty.