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Individuals' History of Low Income Is a Key Determinant of Type 2 Diabetes
People who experience low income status are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
"Ethnolects" and Varieties of Canadian English
‘Foreign’ language features of first-generation Canadians do not persist in their children and grandchildren. ‘Ethnolects’ should be viewed as ways that speakers of different ethnic backgrounds construct and convey their ...
MNCs Can Devalue the Brand of "Fair Trade" and Exclude Co-operatives
Creating a network of co-operatives may counter the dominance that MNCs hold on Fair Trade. This includes a joint effort to market and support the goods of small producers, influence public policy, and to develop a separate ...
Acute care for elders components of acute geriatric unit care: systematic descriptive review
OBJECTIVES: To describe the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) model components implemented as part of acute geriatric unit care and explore the association between each ACE component and outcomes of iatrogenic complications, ...
Maximizing the Benefits of Research
When research is easier to access, it supports closer collaboration between the different groups that are affected by it. Universities, communities, government agencies and businesses can improve their collaboration with ...
The Transition from "Mother-Carer" to "Mother-Worker"
Ontario’s welfare-to-work policy was not shaped by neoliberal reform alone. It was influenced by ideas on “good” mothering, and imposed these values into policy.
The Study of Poverty Has a Long Connection to the History of Racism and Racial Knowledge
Social welfare policies are shaped by the way poverty has been viewed in history. When social policies today are studied in separation from studying the past, it erases their long connection to race and the impact on women’s ...
Mass Media Can Be an Unfair Space to Engage Public Debate
Mass media, including newspapers, are a popular forum for deliberative democracy. However, there needs to be some caution with the media. They should offer a fair and balanced space for public debate on issues like our ...
Telling Secrets: The Impact of Audience on Knowledge Mobilization
A general understanding of audience as consisting of diverse groups including community, industry, and academy is needed to engage with this work. The researchers will provide an overview of their research projects and ...
Advancing Critical Financial Literacy with Marginalized Youth
Thinking critically about finance and financial literacy helps people to make genuine financial choices. To be effective, FL teaching methods need to engage youth and value their knowledge. Creative teaching tools that ...
Knowledge Mobilization as Design: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network
Researchers do not have to rely on traditional approaches to academic publishing. With changing technologies knowledge mobilizers have an increasing variety of tools. Using ‘design thinking’ can lead to innovative approaches ...
Extended Health Insurance for Post-Secondary Students: Limited Support for Students with Mental Health Problems
Almost half of young adults aged 19 to 25 years old have experienced a psychiatric disorder in the last 12 months. A majority of post-secondary institutions offer extended health plans that cover common health services ...
Canadians Living with Diabetes and in Poverty Are at High Risk
Canadian individuals living in poverty and who also have T2DM are at high risk for adverse health outcomes. Social welfare does not provide sufficient assistance to allow them to successfully manage their disease. They ...
In the Stacks of Barbara Godard or Do Not Confuse the Complexity of This Moment with Chaos
(Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2013)
Type 2 Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Diabetes prevention and management needs more advocacy through a network of different health care partners working together. This can also help inform policy that meets the distinct needs of at risk populations for diabetes, ...
Mobilizing for Change: Capacity Building for Youth
KM strategies need to anticipate and respond to changes during the research process. Research and KM processes should also be designed to maximize opportunity and capacity among all participants.
Successful Networking Can Lead to Usable Products and Learning for All
Networking can increase the usefulness of knowledge and inform the practices of all partners involved. These relationships can be kept through reciprocity and constant interaction between all stakeholders and researchers. ...
The Public Academic Library: Friction in the Teflon Funnel
(Library Juice Press, 2013)
How does one engage in a radical pedagogical praxis when constrained by a growing awareness of the ways in which libraries and librarians are institutions of hegemonic order? Using Henry Giroux’s work on critical pedagogy ...