Sleepwalking To Segregation: How Housing, Income, Health Are Linked Presentation Notes

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The growing body of evidence that shows Toronto is becoming a more divided city as people and populations, also suggests that the city is increasingly segregated by housing, income and health. The Wellesley Institute’s Michael Shapcott made a presentation to Ryerson University students today on the …

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Mental Well-Being and Equity – Moving Policy into Action

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How do you drive equity into mental health? And mental health into equity?  What tools can you use to make the process more comprehensible and user-friendly to overburdened policy-makers and practitioners?  Bob Gardner and I facilitated a workshop with the Canadian Mental Health Association (Ontario) …

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Housing And Health: Research Issues, Policy Solutions Presentation To George Brown College Students

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Canada is one of the richest countries in the world, yet millions of Canadians are precariously housed. The Wellesley Institute’s Michael Shapcott outlined a century of critical housing and health research and policy issues, and set out a practical and pragmatic agenda for action, in …

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Local Action on Population Health

The Role of Local Government in Promoting Well-being is a very interesting British report written by the New Economics Foundation for Local Government Improvement and Development and the National Mental Health Development Unit. It highlights the levers local governments have, in collaboration with community organizations, …

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Richard Wilkinson Visits Canada

This past week Wellesley Institute along with leading partner MASS LBP (thanks Peter MacLeod and staff), Metcalf Foundation (thanks Colette Murphy), and CCPA sponsored what became a cross-Canada lecture tour based on Richard Wilkinson’s bestseller, The Spirit Level, co-authored with Kate Pickett.

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Peer Research In Action I: Models of Practice

Peer research has emerged as a popular form of community-based research (CBR) where research projects include members of the target population who are trained to participate as co-researchers. The inclusion of community members in CBR through peer research initiatives is thought to enhance the quality …

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Peer Research in Action III: Ethical Issues

Peer research has emerged as a popular form of community-based research (CBR) where research projects include members of the target population who are trained to participate as co-researchers. The inclusion of community members in CBR through peer research initiatives is thought to enhance the quality …

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Peer Research in Action II: Management, Support and Supervision

Peer research has emerged as a popular form of community-based research (CBR) where research projects include members of the target population who are trained to participate as co-researchers. The inclusion of community members in CBR through peer research initiatives is thought to enhance the quality …

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