Letter to Minister Hajdu and Minister Hussen Regarding Social Workers and Personal Protective Equipment

April 3, 2020 - CASW is writing to plead for the consideration of social workers, who are also placing their lives at risk, when contemplating decisions behind the allocation of Personal Protective Equipment to the provinces and territories. 

 

CASW Letter to The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Regarding Universal Basic Income Guarantee

April 7, 2020 - CASW urges the Government of Canada to reduce the administrative costs of delivery by swiftly introducing a uBIG that will immediately provide an economic floor for Canada to rebuild. 

Health Professional Associations Calling for Banking Supports for Post-Secondary Students During COVID-19

April 7, 2020 - Letter from the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) to the Canadian Bankers Association.  – The mounting impacts of the COVID -19 pandemic are uniquely felt by post-secondary students, particularly those studying to become the next generation of Canada’s health care professionals.

Social workers: we see you - Joint Statement of Solidarity with NASW

March 25, 2020 - In this unsettling time, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) want to close this solemn National Social Work Month with a commitment of solidarity.

Protecting and supporting Canada’s health-care providers during COVID-19

March 23, 2020 - We appreciate the measures that have been taken by all levels of government to minimize the spread of COVID-19. However, we must ensure those working directly with the public, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers, are properly protected and supported, so that they can continue to play their role in the response.

 

Message from CASW President regarding COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - Message from CASW President regarding COVID-19: I want to acknowledge the uncertainty and insecurity we are feeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Statement on Bill C-8 - Conversion Therapy

March 11, 2020 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) enthusiastically applauds the Government of Canada for its introduction of Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy).

Open Letter: Amending the Criminal Records Act

February 24, 2020 - CASW, along with many other organizations active in Criminal Justice, has signed on to an open letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness regarding amending the Criminal Records Act.

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