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<b>COVID-19:</b> Low funding for universities puts students at risk for cycles of poverty, prof says

COVID-19: Low funding for universities puts students at risk for cycles of poverty, prof says

Particularly during an economic crisis, graduating from university should not sentence students to a lifetime of debt.
<b>CANADA:</b> Long-term care deaths surged in COVID-19 first wave, Tam hopeful it won't repeat

CANADA: Long-term care deaths surged in COVID-19 first wave, Tam hopeful it won't repeat

Tam says the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated existing inequalities involving groups such as seniors, essential service workers, agriculture sector employees, women and racialized Canadians
<b>CANADA:</b> Innovation minister defends 'superclusters' following critical report

CANADA: Innovation minister defends 'superclusters' following critical report

Navdeep Bains says Canada's superclusters, which fuse public and private money to promote innovation, are succeeding in commercializing ideas and creating middle-class jobs
<b>CANADA:</b> Advocates call for migrant care worker protections, document alleged pandemic abuses

CANADA: Advocates call for migrant care worker protections, document alleged pandemic abuses

The Migrant Rights Network said a growing number of the workers who come from abroad to care for children, the sick and the elderly in employers' homes have reported issues like underpayment of wages, longer work hours and even evictions
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford says COVID-19 numbers 'moving in right direction'

ONTARIO: Ford says COVID-19 numbers 'moving in right direction'

Ford's comments come days after the province reported its highest single-day increase in new infections since the start of the pandemic
<b>CANADA:</b> COVID-19 has exposed the need for better supports for families, parents

CANADA: COVID-19 has exposed the need for better supports for families, parents

During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents need support now more than ever — including via universal parental support programs
<b>CANADA:</b> EI commissioners say workers, companies want non-partisan review of system, stat

CANADA: EI commissioners say workers, companies want non-partisan review of system, stat

Shortcomings in EI, such as fair worker coverage and access to benefits when needed, have been exposed by the pandemic, commissioners say
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province's long-term care commission will grant workers anonymity

ONTARIO: Province's long-term care commission will grant workers anonymity

Employees expressed fears of losing jobs, having their hours reduced for speaking out about the spread of COVID-19 in long term care homes across the province, minister says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Party of 50 teens draws $800 fine in East Ferris

ONTARIO: Party of 50 teens draws $800 fine in East Ferris

The host, an 18-year-old person from East Ferris was charged
<b>COVID-19</b> How worsening conditions in prisons can further marginalize criminalized women

COVID-19 How worsening conditions in prisons can further marginalize criminalized women

Prisoners have said the system is broken for a long time