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Municipal decision-makers have a role to play in creating equitable neighbourhoods

Our guest blogger is Dr. Kim Bergeron, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queeen's University, Kingston, Continue Reading…

Action and Research: Community-Based Research at The Wellesley Institute

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Community-based research or community-based participatory research (CBR or CBPR) is guided by the core principles of collaboration and partnership where Continue Reading…

Revitalization Of Social Determinants Of Health Content On WHO Website

There has been a recent revitalization of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) content on the WHO website. Since the 2011 World Conference on the Social Continue Reading…

Rates of Suicide 10x Higher in Nunavut than National Average

A CBC article highlights the release of a new study revealing shocking rates of suicide in Nunavut, which, for the past four decades, has been ten times higher Continue Reading…

IWD Reflections On Violence Against Women

International Women's Day is a time to reflect on the experience of women across communities in Canada, and internationally. Violence against women is a Continue Reading…

Toronto Community Based Research Network Survey

The Toronto Community Based Research Network (TCBRN) is conducting a brief survey of its members. The TCBRN brings together community practitioners, academics, Continue Reading…

The Millennial Movement: An Urban Force To Be Reasoned And Reckoned With

As the fourth installment of the Big City Big Ideas lecture series, U of T’s Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) hosted a panel discussion Continue Reading…

Mapping Toronto’s Terrain: Perspectives On What Has Fractured Our City

The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG), a U of T think tank that tries to demystify and improve municipal governance systems, has released a Continue Reading…

Urban Heat Island Effect Fuels Health Equity Conversation

The Toronto Star recently published an article on the health impacts of the Urban Heat Island Effect across different socio-demographic groups in different Continue Reading…

Between Health And Place: Understanding The Built Environment

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Despite the long history shared by city-building and health, one particularly important and interesting piece of the urban puzzle, the built environment, Continue Reading…