Making an impact
CMA Foundation funding helped 73 communities protect vulnerable people during pandemic
From Vancouver to St. John’s, the $10 million COVID-19 Community Response Fund for Vulnerable Populations bolstered local essential services across Canada.
In from the cold: Launching emergency shelters for vulnerable people
From Iqaluit to Montreal, emergency shelters are ensuring people have a safe place to go during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ottawa physician develops video concussion exam to assess patients during pandemic
With in-person consultations limited because of COVID-19, family physicians can use an innovative approach to diagnose concussions
Making better matches: virtual portal brings equity to the connection between learners and residency programs
Designed to replace visiting electives cancelled because of COVID-19, a new virtual portal offers learners applying for residency a more equitable experience
Hotels in tourism hotspots shelter vulnerable people during pandemic
In Ontario and Quebec, hotel rooms are being converted into temporary housing while homeless shelters battle COVID-19
Closing the “digital divide”: boosting public Wi-Fi during the pandemic
In Halifax and St. John’s, more public access to Wi-Fi is a lifeline for vulnerable people.
Tablets, training and tech support: helping low-income seniors stay connected
With nearly all in-home services for seniors suspended, this York Region program is targeting isolated seniors in community housing.
“This is a marathon”: preparing LTC homes for the next wave of COVID-19
The LTC+ program helps people working in LTC make immediate improvements to prevent the spread of COVID-19.