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Equity, Economic Recovery, and COVID-19

Organization: 
TVO
Author: 
The Agenda, with Steve Paikin

COVID-19 has disproportionately affected low-income neighbourhoods and essential workers. Vulnerable neighbourhoods are densely populated, are comprised of crowded housing arrangements, and bursting bus routes. Essential work is not the type of job that allows for telecommuting, and many workers are disproportionately Black, Indigenous and people of colour. How does this reality affect the collective economic recovery so that it's equal for all?

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Website
Video
Categories: 
Local economy
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Social Justice
Source: 
Weblink

Racialized People, Women, and Social Enterprises: Politicized Economic Solidarity in Toronto

Author: 
Caroline Shenaz Hossein

Cover of Feminist Economics JournalABSTRACT

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Document
Research report
Case study
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Community ownership
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Educational Programs
Job Training
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
New Canadians
Local economy
Partnership Building
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation
Social Justice
Stories and Experiences
Women
Source: 
Weblink

Reconstruction and Reset: A Plan for Canada

Organization: 
Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change

Image of documentCOVID-19 has exposed and significantly increased pre-existing racial inequities in Canada. The policy responses by different orders of government have failed to redress structural and systemic disadvantages along racial lines.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Website
Document
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Job Training
Environment
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
Government
Health
New Canadians
Local economy
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Justice
Source: 
Org

A People's Orientation to a Regenerative Economy

Organization: 
United Frontline Table

People's Orientation to a Regenerative Economy Cover ImageThe intersecting crises of income and wealth inequality and climate change, driven by systemic white supremacy and gender inequality, has exposed the frailty of the U.S. economy and democracy.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Website
Document
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Environment
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
Food Security
Government
Health
Local economy
Partnership Building
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Regional Development
Research & Development
Renewable energy
Science & Technology
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation
Social Justice
Sustainable Development
Source: 
Org

Alternative Federal Budget 2020: Planning for a Just Recovery

Image with text: "There's no covid-19 recovery for canada without Racial Equality"

The federal government’s role as backstop during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t end with the first wave of reopening—Canada needs to step up with more investments to ensure a just, equitable and sustainable recovery, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in the 25th year of its Alternative Federal Budget project. 

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