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The Wellesley Institute’s Dr. Nasim Haque presented at the Centre For City Ecology’s Power of Mapping conference on May 20, 2011. Here is some video of her presentation. The Power of Mapping – Community-Based Mapping Tools: Nasim Haque from Centre for City Ecology on Vimeo.
Health equity is deep in the DNA of the Wellesley Institute. Many health statistics report averages over a large population – the entire City of Toronto or even the whole country of Canada. But averages can obscure the reality that certain groups (such as poor people, or recent immigrants, or Aboriginal people) bear the heaviest […]
The Three Cities research is a powerful part of a growing body of evidence that documents deep and persistent poverty and growing income inequality in Toronto and Canada, and underlines the devastating impact that this is having on the health and lives of people and communities. In the first video link below, University of Toronto […]
Good research is key to ending homelessness in Canada. It helps us understand the scale and scope of homelessness, design adequate and fully-funded housing policies and programs, set realistic targets and timelines and measure accountability for results. The research table must include people who have experienced homelessness. These are some of the observations by Michael Shapcott, the Wellesley Institute’s Director […]
It’s really hard to boil down complex policy and social challenges into snappy and popular language. Here is a recent attempt in an interview I did at the Association of Ontario Health Centres conference.
Inclusionary housing / inclusionary planning is a simple and practical tool already in use in hundreds of US cities. Watch a five-minute video on health, equity and housing on Toronto’s 2010 municipal election agenda by Wellesley Institute’s Michael Shapcott.
Principal Organizations: TCBRN Partner Organizations: Wellesley Institute, Access Alliance CHC, OWHN, Planned Parenthood Toronto, Street Health Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Campbell Please click here to see the Webcast.