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View this email in your browser NETWORK NEWS December 10, 2020 This month: Inside ONN Policy Updates Network Updates New video: Nonprofits leading COVID-19 response and recovery efforts As we wrap up 2020, we want to thank all of the nonprofits across Ontario for collaborating and leading COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. Let’s recognize the incredible nonprofits in our sector by sharing their stories of adapting, innovating, and supporting communities during the pandemic. Watch the video and recognize a nonprofit on social media using #NFPinnovation. New Report – Recovery through Equality: Developing an Inclusive Action Plan for Women in the Economy In September’s throne speech the federal government proposed a national action plan for women in the economy and a taskforce. We know that for a gender-equitable economic recovery and women’s economic justice to happen, investments need to be made in women-majority sectors, like the nonprofit sector. That’s why we co-authored a new report with the Canadian Women’s Foundation and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives to highlight what this national action plan for women in the economy should look like. The report outlines two key approaches and recommendations. First, overcome barriers to women’s participation in paid employment and second, create the public infrastructure necessary to spur the creation of decent work and shared prosperity for all. Read the report in French and English. Paid sick days: Let’s get this to the finish line! ONN has identified paid sick days as a key indicator of decent work. More recently, there has been a groundswell of public support for paid sick days. There is a now crucial window of time to push this over the... read more