Making an impact

  • CMA Foundation funding helped 73 communities protect vulnerable people during pandemic

    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.

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  • In from the cold: Launching emergency shelters for vulnerable people

    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.

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  • Ottawa physician develops video concussion exam to assess patients during 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

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  • Making better matches: virtual portal brings equity to the connection between learners and residency programs

    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

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  • Hotels in tourism hotspots shelter vulnerable people during pandemic

    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

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  • Closing the “digital divide”: boosting public Wi-Fi during the pandemic

    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.

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  • Tablets, training and tech support: helping low-income seniors stay connected

    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.

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  • “This is a marathon”: preparing LTC homes for the next wave of COVID-19

    “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.

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