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Archive for July, 2011

Widening Income Gap: A Forecast (Warning) for Public Health

Although the poorest group of Canadians are enjoying a minimally higher level of income, the income gap between the rich and the poor in Canada got wider. That was what the Conference Board of Canada concluded in its analysis of income inequity in a report titled How Canada Performs that was released on July 13, […]

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What’s the Green Economy Got to Do with Public Health?

The answer is quite a bit, but the conversation hasn’t gotten very far yet. For example, I didn’t meet anyone else from public health at last week’s David Suzuki Foundation Green Café to discuss gaps and opportunities for the green economy. I did meet people from businesses and labour, sustainability consultants, and recent grads (e.g., […]

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