Affordable Cost of Living

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If we can design a home very similar to retirement homes for disabled loved ones and caregivers it would open many doors for caregivers. Many Coop buildings have the perfect avenue to help disabled loved ones. Access to a Gym, Kitchen, recreation room and playground. It is already geared to income and affordable. I would love to see a building like ours be reformed into a building with disabled and loved ones so they ...more »

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Inclusive and Just Society

Make Harassment Resolution Process Effective

Amend Ontario Labour Code like what Federal legislature is doing through Bill C-65. Adding "a statement to the effect that the employer will take such disciplinary measures as the employer deems appropriate against any person under the employer’s direction who subjects any employee to sexual harassment" (copied from Bill C-65). Current harassment resolution deals with complainants while the harassers are not in the ...more »

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Research must include services

Recently I heard that 100 million dollars was donated to research so many who suffer with mental illness can be cured. It is extremely painful knowing that so many young adults are lost and many living on the streets but yet every time we hear about a donation it is strictly used for research. I can tell you that for many the only kind of cure they need is physically and emotionally. We are too busy trying t find answers ...more »

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Eradicate Workplace (Sexual) Harassment that Costs Billions to Economy*

Workplace (sexual) harassment costs billions* to economy through: 1) Burdening businesses with 'absenteeism, lower productivity, increased health-care costs, ... employee turnover'* and legal costs. 2) Reducing tax revenue due to higher (from 1. above) tax-deductible business costs. 3) Draining tax resource for health care to traumatized harassment/sexual assault victims and secondary-traumatized family including children. ...more »

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