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Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
Emotionally Intelligent People Choose More Supportive Partners
Emotionally intelligent people – in other words, people with a greater ability to understand and use their emotions in their day-to-day life – tend to choose romantic partners who are supportive and not critical. The ...
Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
An Immigrant's Country of Origin Has a Small Effect on What He or She Earns in Canada
The cultural and economic conditions of the country from which an immigrant originates have a small impact on what he or she earns in Canada. Canada remains a good destination for immigrants.
Affordable Housing Is Crucial to Successful Integration of Immigrants in Toronto
The present rental housing market in Toronto does not have the variety, affordability, and access that is needed to help immigrants to successfully integrate into Canadian society. More attention needs to be paid to the ...
Bank Mergers May Have Negative Effects on Customers
Bank mergers can benefit shareholders but can have negative effects on customers. The structure of loan syndicates needs to be well controlled to avoid risk in the banking system. Banks are currently pricing loan risk effectively.
Clinical Trials Are Heavily Influenced by Drug Companies
Despite its stated interest in openness and transparency, Health Canada continues to deny the public access to information about clinical trials. It is also moving at a snail’s pace in developing a policy on clinical trials ...
Social Justice Is an Integral Part of the Work Done by Public Health Nurses
Many public health nurses already practice critical caring theory in their work. While they see social justice as vital to the work they do, human rights and equity are not yet a part of the CNA’s core responsibilities for nurses.
Community-Academic Research Enhances Engaged Scholarship
Community-academic research can enhance the capacity of all partners involved. It creates new knowledge that all partners can use, and can inform policy more meaningfully. It also brings engaged scholarship to researchers.
Youth Homelessness in Canada
In order to reduce youth homelessness, a variety of services and stakeholders must work together to build stable, specific and uninterrupted supports for street-involved youth.