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Ford government faces legal challenge over failure to provide vaccine equity

  • March 16, 2021
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 Ford government faces legal challenge over failure to provide vaccine equity

Community advocates warn some members of vulnerable populations will be at greater risk of death from COVID-19 without urgent change of course


Toronto, March 16, 2021 – Concern that Ontarians most at risk of attracting the COVID-19 virus will not receive fair access to the vaccine is prompting a legal challenge to the Doug Ford government. » Read the rest

New Zealand Approves Paid Leave Following Miscarriage or Still Birth

  • March 31, 2021
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On March 24, 2020, New Zealand’s Parliament passed legislation that gives mothers and their partners the right to paid leave following a miscarriage or still birth. The ‘bereavement allowance’ gives employees three days sick leave in these circumstances, in addition to any existing sick leave entitlements that they have at work. » Read the rest

ServiceOntario is Working to improve the Accessible Parking Permit (APP) Program in Ontario

  • March 23, 2021
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ServiceOntario is working to improve the Accessible Parking Permit (APP) program in Ontario and are conducting research sessions to gather feedback. The sessions will take place from March 29th to April 1st and will be conducted online, using screen-sharing software. » Read the rest

Introducing the “Islamophobia-is” Video Series

  • March 15, 2021
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The Federal government has recently declared January 29 as a National Day of Remembrance (link) for the victims of the January 29, 2017 mosque shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Sainte-Foy, Quebec. Some have raised concerns that this declaration is not enough, and that the national memory of the victims will soon wither away from existence. » Read the rest

Keeping Seniors at Home Amid COVID-19

  • March 2, 2021
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CBC News highlights the role of Ontario’s rapidly growing Supports at Home Program (link), which was announced by the Ford government in December 2020. The program allows Seniors with significant needs, who would otherwise be sent to a nursing home, to receive the support that they need at home. » Read the rest

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