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Ontario Must Continue to Make Strategic Policy Investments to Support the Growth of Renewable Energy
Renewable energy helps to fight climate change. It creates sustainable jobs and economic growth. There is an urgent need for Ontario to develop new policies that support renewable energy.
Border Security Affects the Way Migrants Are Defined in the Societies They Enter and/or Exit
Border security is used as tool to control who arrives and exits the social space that states encompass. This control is not only physical, but it is also symbolic. That is, state border security attempts to control the ...
Health Inequities Researchers Need to Engage Municipal Governments
The body of research on health inequities doesn’t offer enough guidance to municipal governments. Too much emphasis is placed on individual behaviour and biomedical solutions (like access to health care services and drugs). ...
City Dwellers Redefine What It Means to Be a Citizen
This research may help policymakers and community groups to better understand the needs of city dwellers in Canada. It highlights the benefits of continued activism and rights reform by citizens. Policymakers who are ...
First Nations and Self-Determination Is Tied to Resource Development
Resource development has been a part of First Nations’ participation in the global economy. Many communities negotiate the way these projects fit into their own values, practices and goal for self-determination.
What Place Does Development Have in the Lives of Aboriginals?
For Aboriginal communities, traditional values and knowledge should be at the forefront of development projects.
Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
Welfare-to-Work Programs Hold a Contradicting Effect on Parents and Their Families' Wellbeing
Social assistance reforms have tried to combat unemployment and poverty by tying welfare benefits to labour. However, welfare-to-work programs offer little gain for parents who have to balance between work and caregiving demands.
Welfare-to-Work Makes Lone Mothers More Vulnerable to Social and Economic Insecurity
Welfare-to-work policies have exposed lone mothers to greater social and economic insecurity. Thus, they are turned into greater “risks” rather than managers of risk.
Four Ways Firms Are Making a Difference in Developing Countries
If private enterprises provide public services in developing countries, managers need to be aware of the different strategies that can be used and the challenges that come with them.