Full interview: Maude Barlow on 50 years of activism and how civil society can advance women’s economic resilience

Why It Matters

The pandemic exposed deep inequity in Canada and around the world. Civil society must challenge the government power structures and fundamental economic institutions that create barriers to women’s economic independence for everyone to recover from the pandemic.

Full video: B.C.’s Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Non-Profits on the province’s new $34 million recovery fund

Why It Matters

Non-profits across the country have said repeatedly, since the pandemic began, that recovery funds from different levels of government haven’t worked for their specific needs. They’ve also pushed for dedicated parliamentary representatives. Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Nonprofits Niki Sharma’s work addresses both.