Although the City of Toronto 2024 budget takes bold steps toward supporting residents and advancing equity in key areas, there is much more work that needs to be done to build a city that is resilient, mentally healthy and equitable for all.
Wellesley Institute’s submission in advance of the provincial budget Wellesley Institute works in research and policy to improve health and health equity through action on the social determinants of health. We urge the government of Ontario to deliberately address and report upon many of the social determinants of health that are so costly in terms of […]
Recently, Wellesley Institute published a series examining how mayoral candidates can show leadership and deliver Toronto the Bold. We called for a city that takes wellness, health, and equity seriously to build a better future for every Torontonian, and a city takes the lead on doing so. Leading into election day we are providing analyses […]
Wellesley Institute is publishing a series examining how mayoral candidates can show leadership and deliver Toronto the Bold—a city that takes wellness, health and equity seriously to build a better future for every Torontonian, and that takes the lead on doing so. First, we examine housing, an issue we expect candidates will spend a great […]
We can build a future in which everyone in the Greater Toronto Area [GTA] has the opportunities and resources they need to have a healthy home. Healthy housing must be affordable, as people spending more than 30% of their income on housing means significant stress on their resources. Healthy housing must also be safe, of […]