Tag Archives: not-for-profit sector

(1235) Industry Street

Daniel Rotszstain wrote recently about the way several non-profit agencies have arranged themselves in what was once a manufacturing area in Toronto.  They can’t afford the central city and there’s needs in the older suburbs.
Urban planners: please pay attention to this.
How a strip of warehouses became a community hub.
Low rents and large buildings have drawn not-for-profit organizations and new life to Industry Street in the former
city of York
theglobeandmail.com

(881) Change Work [Mowat report]

decentSome of the most important things that support a civil society are best held at arms length from full-on capitalism.  That’s where and how the non-profit sector has evolved and can play such a wonderful role when it comes to meeting human needs.  In exchange for their privileges, though, that sector also needs to keep an eye on itself going forward…

A ‘decent’ proposal: not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says. The Change Report argues the not-for-profit industry can lead the way on fair pay and benefits and help end precarious work in Ontario thestar.com

Links to 48-page .pdf copy of report via mowatcentre.ca