The Canadian Government has launched a series of consultations to ensure Canada's labour laws support folks hustling in the gig economy and those who work from home. 

"Modern digital communications have been changing the way we work for decades, and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace of this change," the federal government wrote in a news release

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Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi held an online consultation on March 18 to hear Canadians out about gig work in federally regulated sectors and the potential for something called a "right to disconnect." 

The "right to disconnect" could work to improve work-life balance through things like "setting clear expectations around the use of cellphones after the workday is done."

"Individuals have until April 30, 2021, to share their views," said the release.