News and updates

Report looks at the possibilities and limitations of the Ontario government’s social assistance reforms, in particular changes to the employment and skills training offered to Ontario Works recipients.
We have seen time and again that even the best-laid policy plans are only as good as their implementation. For the right to housing to be fulfilled, we will have to mind this (implementation) gap.
Authentic rights-based participation will require that we be deliberate about naming and addressing the systemic oppressions of those who are disproportionately affected by poverty.
Exploring what right to housing means, introducing the Maytree Policy School class of 2020, and more.
To mark an extraordinary year for housing rights in Canada and in Toronto, we wanted to capture the possibilities opened up by the recognition of the right to housing.
Deputation to the City of Toronto’s Planning and Housing Committee regarding the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan


January 28, 2020
Christine Yip, Founder & Managing Director, Organizations for Impact
February 26, 2020
Michal Hay, Founding Executive Director, Progress Toronto
March 24, 2020
Debbie Douglas, Executive Director, OCASI (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants) and Avvy Go, Clinic Director, Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic