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Management' Policies Are Hurting the Nutrition of Homeless Youth in Toronto
Recent policies that claim to help homeless people are having a negative effect on their nutrition. Instead of helping homeless youth become independent and find their own income, the policies force youth to rely on limited ...
Planners Need to Address the Needs of Diverse Communities in Toronto
City planners need to learn to work with increasingly diverse communities. Planners need to accept the fact that they cannot know the answer to a planning problem in advance.
Brain Drain' between Provinces May Be Good for Canada
Equalization and progressive taxation policies, which encourage the migration of highly qualified workers within a country's regions, may actually be good for the overall country. The migration of workers from poor regions ...
Innovative Guide Helps York Region to Grow Its Workforce
The Chinese Cultural Guide for Employers is a vital tool for employers, particularly in York Region, who need to replenish and grow their workforce. The Guide provides employers with invaluable information about Chinese ...
CBT May Help Children Cope with Anxiety at School and in Social Settings
CBT, when delivered in groups, may help anxious children function better in social settings and the classroom, but the changes may be too small to be captured by questionnaires.
Emotion Does Not Have to Cause Harm to an Argument
The presence of emotion does not necessarily harm an argument. Emotion can play a role in traditional, logic-based theories of argumentation.
Socially Responsible Investment Can Improve the Lives of Indigenous Peoples
The SRI movement is starting to champion Indigenous peoples. However, because the market for SRI remains small, some public regulation of financiers, to promote SRI, seems necessary. Financial institutions and Indigenous ...
Untrustworthy People Grab Our Attention - Whether We Want Them to or Not
Our automatic attention to injustices and untrustworthy people has the potential to distract us from more relevant concerns. It can make us overly cautious and wary of risk-taking. It can even cause errors in decision-making. ...
Homeless People Need Stable Employment and Coordinated Services to Climb Out of Poverty
Before any successful employment, the homeless need stable and secure housing. Employment programs for the homeless should be designed to help with all of the barriers that homeless people face in getting a stable job. The ...
Governments Must Do More to Involve Local Electricity Distribution Companies in Promoting Conservation
Local Distribution Companies can to play a greater role in the design and delivery of conservation demand management programs (CDMs), but need a framework of more stable and comprehensive policies and institutional ...