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Resources for BIPOC Community Members

Below are a variety of resources available for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) community members. Black Community http://blackhealthalliance.ca/ https://blackyouth.ca/ https://bbpa.org/ http://www.acrossboundaries.ca/ https://blackfoodtoronto.com/ https://ceetoronto.org/ Asian Community https://www.covidracism.ca/ https://www.project1907.org/ https://www.elimin8hate.org/ https://act2endracism.ca/ https://ccncsj.ca/ Indigenous Community www.tassc.ca www.2spirits.com www.aboriginallegal.ca www.miziwebiik.com www.ncct.on.ca www.nativechild.org Return to the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion ~ Employer Resources page.

Summary of Ontario COVID-19 Announcement on Feb 8, 2021

Summary of Ontario COVID-19 Announcement – Feb 8, 2021 On February 8, 2021, the Ontario government announced the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions in the province. As public health units gradually transition into the colour coded COVID-19 Response Framework, all non-essential retailers (e.g., discount and big box retailers, liquor stores, hardware stores, and garden centres) will […]

Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020

Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020, In response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, on November 30th the Canadian Government released the Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020, a plan to protect Canadian jobs, health, and the economy. The Fall Economic Statement proposes new measures to support […]

UPDATE: Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

UPDATE: Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Press release on November 5, 2020 from Department of Finance Canada. AVAILABLE:  Retroactively to September 27, 2020, until June 2021 OVERVIEW: Proposed details provided for the first 12 weeks of the program (until December 19, 2020). This information applies to organizations that experience a revenue decline and may qualify […]

Supporting Employee Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty

Supporting Employee Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty

As employers, proactively supporting employee mental health in the workplace is more important now than ever, as the impact of the pandemic continues to pose new challenges for businesses and employees. Overnight, we saw a need to adapt to a new way of living and working. According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), only 32% of Canadian employees feel their organization’s leaders are addressing mental health in the workplace, and this number continues to rise as fears surrounding “what will come next” beyond this pandemic grow.