Housing + income + food = health: Wellesley Institute submission to UN food expert

Housing, income, food and health are all strongly linked. It is important to understand the interconnections, the vicious and virtuous cycles that feed each other, and the impact policy and program interventions can have on those cycles. Those are some of the key messages that …

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Ripped from the Headlines!!! Housing, Homelessness: Issues and Solutions

This presentation by Michael Shapcott (2006) provides an overview of urban health issues in Canada, as well as the international context.  Also provides historical information about housing/homelessness in Canada, and statistics about Toronto neighbourhoods. Here is the presentation: Ripped from the Headlines!!! Housing, Homelessness: Issues …

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Homelessness: Solutions From Lived Experiences

Principal Organizations: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto Partner Organizations: Wellesley Institute, Regent Park, Street Health, Ontario Women’s Health Network, St.Michaels Hospital, York University, Ryerson University Principal Investigator: Izumi Sakamoto This report presents shared findings and recommendations from eight community-based, participatory research …

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Housing, homelessness and Ontario’s provincial election: Presentation notes

The Wellesley Institute’s Director of Housing and Innovation, Michael Shapcott, presented to lawyers and community legal workers at a meeting of Toronto legal clinics on October 20 on challenges and opportunities arising from the provincial election. Legal Clinics October 2011 View more presentations from Wellesley …

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So Who Says Inclusionary Housing is a Good Thing?

City of Toronto, Ontario Town of Collingwood Ontario Regional Planning Commissioners of Ontario City of London, Ontario Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association City of Thunder Bay, Ontario Conference Board of Canada Town of Milton, Ontario Cities Centre, University of Toronto Town of Blue Mountains, Ontario City …

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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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Positive Spaces, Healthy Places

Principal Organizations: McMaster University, Department of Family Medicine and Fife House Partner Organizations: York University, Ontario AIDS Network, Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy, Bruce House, AIDS Thunder Bay and AIDS Niagara Principal Investigators: Ruthann Tucker and Dale Guenter, PhD Housing has been identified as one of …

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Video: Human Rights and Housing, Ensuring Healthy and Affordable Homes For All

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Taped on Oct 4, 2012 at Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto, Ontario. Presenters: Chief Commissioner Barbara Hall, Ontario Human Rights Commission Tracy Heffernan, lawyer, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario Moderator: Michael Shapcott, Director Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute International, national and Ontario human rights …

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