COVID-19 RESOURCES

COVID-19 RESOURCES

COVID-19, the Shadow Pandemic, and Access to Justice for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University COVID-19, the Shadow Pandemic, and Access to Justice for Survivors of Domestic Violence Professor Jennifer Koshan, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Janet Mosher, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University Wanda Wiegers, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan” This article provides a preliminary assessment of the extent to which Canada’s responses to

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Fresh Routes Offer COVID-19 Emergency Food/Delivery Program

Fresh Routes offer a COVID-19 Emergency Delivery Program (Calgary & Edmonton) that brings boxes of food to those in emergency situations around Calgary and Edmonton safely. The box includes bread, eggs, and fruits and veggies. They ask that if you are able to pay for your requested order (A full food box is $15), please do so — it enables

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Report: The long-term impact of the COVID-19 Recession on Homelessness in Canada What to expect, what to track, what to do Dec 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted Canada’s homelessness sector. Experts now anticipate an increase in absolute homelessness stemming from the current economic recession. This report commissioned by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) lays out what to expect, and what can be done in response. Nick Falvo Consulting  The long-term impact of the COVID-19 Recession on homelessness in Canada:What to

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Girls, Homelessness, and COVID-19

Homeless Hub This journal article highlights the urgent need for research and action on structural conditions that foster pathways into homelessness for low-income and marginalized girls in the context of COVID-19 and beyond. Girls, Homelessness, and COVID-19: The Urgent Need for Research and Action Kaitlin Schwan et al. / Girlhood Studies

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ALIGN Introduction to Child Intervention In Alberta – Self Study Guide

ALIGN INTRODUCTION TO CHILD INTERVENTION ALBERTA SELF-STUDY GUIDE This is a 9 module online, self directed orientation for folks new to the work with children and families in Alberta.   The objective of the 9 modules is to provide a base introduction to Child Intervention in Alberta for new people onboarding into the work with agencies and is intended as an optional resource to

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Children’s Services Caregiver Resources and Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Response Jan 6, 2021

CURRENT PRACTICE GUIDE JAN 6, 2021 Children’s Services Caregiver Resources and Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Response Jan 6, 2021 Please see the attached updated Caregiver Resources and Guidance list. We ask that you add this document to your websites and remove the previous resource list shared in December. We will be sharing this resource with caregivers through their CS work

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Allows Charities And Not-For-Profits To Make Claims Retroactive To September 27, 2020. Check Your Eligibility.

The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy allows businesses, charities and not-for-profits to make claims retroactive to September 27, 2020. Check your eligibility. Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property

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The Role of Early Learning and Child Care in Rebuilding Canada’s Economy after COVID-19 Report commissioned by the Child Care Now coalition.

The Role of Early Learning and Child Care in Rebuilding Canada’s Economy after COVID-19 Report commissioned by the Child Care Now coalition. Implementing a new national child care system would generate several important benefits for Canada’s economy as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and recession, according to new research from… Read more

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The Alberta Child Poverty Report Spotlight: Lessons on Child Poverty during a Pandemic

The Alberta Child Poverty Report is a yearly publication that highlights the plight of children and youth living without the resources to thrive and grow into healthy adults. Every year, the Child Poverty Report advocates for better social services and governmental assistance to give all children the opportunities they deserve. This year’s report is titled Spotlight: Lessons on Child Poverty during

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Alberta.ca OHS eNews: Special edition Emerging issue: COVID-19 exposure in workplace common areas December 22, 2020

Alberta.ca OHS eNews: Special edition Emerging issue: COVID-19 exposure in workplace common areas December 22, 2020 Excerpt – COVID-19 is highly contagious. Alberta OHS incident monitoring shows an emerging trend for COVID-19 exposure related to the failure of controls in workplace common areas. When a hazard cannot be eliminated, it needs to be controlled. The hierarchy of controls must be

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ALIGN COVID Journal Submissions Extended to Jan 31, 2021

ALIGN Journal for Services to Children and Families Call for Contributions to a Special Issue: COVID 19: Overcoming the Threat in Child Welfare Settings A 2020 University of Toronto report (see link below) that reviewed studies on pandemics and children in care underscores the important effects of COVID 19 on Canada s child welfare system relating to 1) the high

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How Calgary Charities and Non-Profits are Adapting to Survive the Pandemic

How Calgary Charities and Non-Profits are Adapting to Survive the Pandemic By Elizabeth Chorney-Booth December 14, 2020 Avenue Magazine Calgary The economic downturn had already slashed charitable giving budgets in Calgary, but the pandemic has brought both unprecedented difficulties and higher needs. Now those raising funds for non-profits and charities are working to figure out how to move forward…

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First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line.

Government of Canada First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line. The Hope for Wellness Help Line was established as a specific resource for First Nations and Inuit to provide immediate, culturally competent telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is available in English, French and upon request in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.

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The Connections First Project Podcasts Pregnancy During the COVID-19 & Natural & Supportive Relationships with Children

The Connections First Project Podcast Episode 1: Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic Pregnancy can be a stressful time for expecting mothers at the best of times. But what if you layer on a particularly stressful event, like a global pandemic such as COVID-19? What happens to stress levels then? And what does that mean for the health of pregnant moms

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ABNN November/December 2020 Pulse Check Survey – Report #3

ABNN November/December 2020 Pulse Check Survey – Report #3 As the challenges from COVID-19 continue, governments, funders and the sector itself need information about the impacts of the pandemic and what is most needed by nonprofit organizations at this time. Alberta-wide: Pulse Check #3: Impact of COVID-19 on Alberta’s Nonprofit & Voluntary Organizations Edmonton Zone: Pulse Check #3: Impact of COVID-19 on

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Research Brief #1 – Engaging Families & Natural Supports

New Release! As communities increasingly adopt the Family and Natural Supports (FNS) approach to supporting youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness, it’s important that front-line workers are adequately prepared. This brief provides key considerations, complexities, and opportunities involved in FNS.  Download: Research Brief #1 – Engaging Families & Natural Supports Jacqueline Sohn / Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Demonstration Lab

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