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Growing Demand for Community-based Support Services Creates Jobs

While the pandemic has created a focus on long-term care homes and senior’s residences, an often overlooked opportunity for job seekers is working as a personal support worker (PSW) or a development services worker (DSW), write Roxanna Spruyt of DeafBlind Ontario Services, Brian Dunne of PHSS and Ron Coristine of Community Living Chatham-Kent.

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Visa Processing Times for Foreign Workers “Are Absolutely Ridiculous”

New report calls for “Trusted Employer Program” to address growing foreign worker visa backlog

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B.C. Human Rights Commissioner asks Canadians to Self-Check, “Am I Racist?”

Visible minorities make up 48.9 per cent of British Columbia’s population. The province has experienced a surge in racist incidents before and during the pandemic, prompting a campaign asking residents to reflect on themselves.

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How a Brampton Non-Profit Battles Rising Food Insecurity

The extended economic impacts of COVID-19 have highlighted the issue of food insecurity in Canada, especially among marginalized people. One Brampton man has created a program to help those affected by giving them access to fresh organic produce.

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United Nations Focuses Attention on Gender-Based Violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a “shadow pandemic” of intensified domestic violence and violence against women. Activists from two Ontario non-profits talk about their observations and what needs to change to achieve a violence-free society.

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