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  • Canada’s disappointing response to the proposal to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents

    As of April 27, 2021, 570.6 million people around the world have been vaccinated with at least one dose against COVID-19, according to Our World in Data. This represents 7.3 per cent of the world’s population.The distribution of vaccinations is uneven, though: less than one per cent of Africa’s popu … Read more »

  • What to do with an anti-masker?

    We’ve all seen them – people who don’t wear masks, or who wear them improperly, in situations where they are required. Often, we can achieve the necessary distance from the person so that we feel safe. But what if this happens in a place where we cannot escape, for example, in the common spaces of t … Read more »

  • The other side of eviction — one co-op’s story shows the gaps in our system

      It’s been a tough year to be a landlord-side housing lawyer with a social conscience. Our tenant-side colleagues post horror stories of evictions happening by the dozen without tenants getting notice or benefiting from other procedural fairness protections. We feel for tenants whose economic circu … Read more »

  • Equity Housing Co-ops – the Forgotten Cousins

    This article was first published in The Co-op Current, by Ontario Co-operative Association. The neat thing about the co‑operative model and its principles is that you can apply them to just about any endeavour. We see the third principle, Member Economic Participation, driving large commercial enter … Read more »

  • Lack of diversity on non-profit boards is rooted in privilege

      Last December, Statistics Canada undertook a crowdsourced survey of non-profit and charity boards in Canada to assess the diversity of individuals serving on those boards. The survey was completed by 8,835 board members. Of those members who responded, 14 per cent identified as being immigrants to … Read more »