March 1, 2023 - Every day, social workers support people in navigating complex systems. We are uniquely positioned to identify and address systemic gaps, provide key services and programs, and strengthen communities to what they need, all while applying our skills to build a more just world.

We support. We mobilize. We advocate. We are accountable. We are Social Workers.

February 7, 2023 - HEAL, Organizations for Health Action, who represent over 40 national health organizations dedicated to improving the health of Canadians and the quality of care they receive, welcomes this historic investment into Canada’s healthcare system. However, we need to ensure the funding provides relief, increases efficiency and accountability, and results in better health outcomes for all Canadians.

February 9, 2023 – The Extended Health Professionals Coalition (EHPC) is encouraged by the federal government’s recent proposal of investing $196.1 billion over 10 years for health-care services. These funds are a step in the right direction to providing better support for health workers, expanding access to services, improving access to mental health and substance use health services, and improving system performance and accountabilities.

February 6, 2023 - As the national association voice of social work, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) has relied on the public health evidence and research in its opposition to mandatory minimums and support for the decriminalization of the personal use of drugs. Canada has moved too far ahead go back. Instead of looking back, CASW implores the Government of Canada to keeping moving forward. Along with decriminalization, it’s time to destigmatize by addressing the need for a clean supply of drugs that will safe lives.