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United Way launches COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

In the coming weeks, we expect a surge in need for basic necessities. In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, United Way Niagara has created the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.   

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Ford Gov’s Home Care Changes Dismantle Public Control, Risk Privatization

Ford Government’s Home Care Changes Dismantle Public Control,

Risk Privatization: Health Coalition

 

In a press conference at the Ontario Legislature today, spokespeople for the Ontario Health Coalition raised concerns about the Ford government’s new home care legislation that the Health Coalition reported is being rushed through the legislature at break-neck speed. The Bill, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020, was introduced last Tuesday, was rushed through First Reading, and is already in the final stages of its Second Reading debate. The Coalition is seeking answers as to whether or not there will be any public hearings on the legislation and is asking the Ford government to slow it down and consult with Ontarians, noting that the changes will impact more than 730,000 Ontarians who use home care services and many thousands more who require community care services.

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Make Your Period Promise

United Way Niagara is excited to kick off a new campaign and initiative on March 3 to help those struggling with period poverty. We invite you to partner with us on this important special initiative.

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Ontario Health Coalition: List of Upcoming Meetings and Events

Ontario Health Coalition

Upcoming Meetings and Events

 

Long-term care homes are facing a crisis. Personal support workers (PSWs), responsible for the daily hands-on care for long-term care residents, are overworked, underpaid, and unequipped to deal with the challenges of their profession. 

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Stop Big Pharma from Suing Canada

Ontario Health Coalition: Annual Local-Grown Garlic Sale

Annual Locally-Grown Garlic Sale 2019

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Upcoming Ontario Health Coalition Events

Ontario Health Coalition

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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Boycott of CNH Lifted!

Ontario-wide Boycott declaration of Canadian Niagara Hotels Inc. lifted effective immediately!

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NRLC Resolution on Venezuela

Hands off Venezuela!

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