In earlier posts, I argued that the province should not implement policies that directly – and knowingly – make health disparities worse. Requiring new immigrants and others to wait three months for OHIP coverage is just such a policy.
Archives for April 2011
The Conservatives refused to respond, but the other four major political parties in Canada’s 2011 federal election – the Liberals, the Bloc Quebecois, the New Democratic Party and the Green Party – all provided detailed answers to housing questions posed by the independent Red Tent Campaign. The Wellesley Institute’s Precarious Housing in Canada 2010 notes […]
The Wellesley Institue’s Dr. Nasim Haque has just released a paper with Global Health Promotion on the St. James Town Photovoice project. Read the abstract below. The St. James Town initiative is the largest ongoing project currently at the Wellesley Institute. It focuses on the health of newcomers to Canada who reside in St. James […]
Millions of Canadians are precariously housed – and the nation-wide affordable housing crisis is costly to individuals, communities, the economy and government. But will housing get serious attention in the federal election? The Wellesley Institute has prepared a flip sheet so that when federal election candidates ask for your vote, you can ask them about […]
Toronto Community Housing Company’s one-man board – Case Ootes – meets Wednesday to consider a plan to sell 22 of the city housing agency’s scattered homes and possibly replace a handful of them with rent supplements in the private rental market. While a member of Toronto City Council, Ootes expressed strong support for the sell-off of certain TCHC […]