WI hosts APA pre-conference

The Wellesley Institute hosted the 117th American Psychological Association pre-conference workshop on August 5th.  The day was action-packed, informative and fun, combining historical tours of Black Creek/Jane-Finch and St James Town communities with presentations

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Not Lost in Translation: Interpretation and other drivers for health equity

Bob Gardner spoke to the Healthcare Interpretation Network on November 23, 2009 and argued that interpretation was one essential enabler of equitable access to high-quality health care and support.  His talk set this in the context of other enablers and drivers of a comprehensive health …

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New income numbers confirm growing income inequality

Canada’s growing income inequality is causing increased housing insecurity and is, in turn, leading to growing health inequities, according to the Wellesley Institute, an independent policy and research institute based in Toronto. One-in-four Canadian households have incomes below the fair housing income, according to a …

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SEXPRESS Forum: Intricacies of Newcomer Youth Sexual Health Care Preferences

The Toronto Teen Survey’s new release, Newcomer and Longer-Term Immigrant Youth Bulletin, reports on how immigrant youth access sexual health information and offers recommendations to help service providers enhance the quality of sexual health services to this population.

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