Brittany Andrew-Amofah is a Policy and Research Manager at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Shew was previously the Senior Policy and Research Analyst at the Broadbent Institute.
Across Canada, paid sick days have largely been left to the responsibility of the employer and/or union collective agreements to provide.
Building affordable housing should be part and parcel of the core infrastructure needed to make a livable city, just like schools, transportation and hospitals.
COVID-19 might finally provide the policy window to end decades of underfunding that have resulted in a decaying and inequitable system.
Housing stability, quality, safety, and affordability all affect health outcomes. Adequate financial investments and ambition are required to achieve this.
Our mission is to build a just and accessible Ontario — where people with disabilities have personal and political agency.