Covid 19 news

Update as of March 04, 2024


At Make-A-Wish® Canada (MAWC), we are committed to providing and maintaining a safe work environment for all. The objective underlying this Policy is to provide a healthy and safe work environment for all staff, volunteers, wish children and their families, and the broader communities in which we all live.

Safe and reliable vaccines are an important tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19, build immunity and protect our communities. As a Foundation, we have a heightened responsibility to ensure we are doing everything we can to protect our staff, wish children and families, as the majority of roles at MAWC involve close contact with wish children, and families, and others. Due to the nature of the individuals that MAWC works with, MAWC highly recommends that all staff and volunteers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. MAWC also recommends that any staff or volunteers who are experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness limit exposure to others whether in MAWC offices, at MAWC events, in any interactions with Wish Families, or when otherwise engaged in MAWC business. MAWC staff and volunteers should always respect the wishes of wish families who may prefer that interactions with them be limited to virtual meetings, or who may prefer that MAWC representatives who interact with them do so at a distance, or while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks.