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How Can You Attract Angel Investors to Your Business?
Today, business angels use a shortcut method to cut down the new business ventures eligible for funding. Entrepreneurs should consider how these decisions are made when they seek financing.
Sweden Tops Canada in Care for the Aged
Because of their resources and the way their work is organized, Swedish care workers can provide better care than their Canadian counterparts. They are better placed to improve living conditions for their residents and themselves.
Changes to Housing and Income Policies Threaten Women's Health
Public policy changes with regards to housing and income can have serious effects on a person’s health. The most vulnerable to these effects include lone parent families. Lone parent families led by men are just as vulnerable ...
Barriers Exist for Newcomers to Access Spaces for Sport and Recreation
Newcomers and other groups experience barriers from being active in sports and physical activity. This is a result of institutional racism. Many spaces do not address the varied and distinct needs of different groups, ...
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 ...
Society Needs to Move Towards Sustainable Energy Systems in Order to Deal with Climate Change
Climate change is at its core an energy problem. However, energy usage is not just an ecological problem. It’s a social one as well. Climate change requires us to look at our energy systems more critically and reduce the ...
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Drug Safety Is Influenced More by Business Interests Rather Than Public Health
The safety of pharmaceutical drugs in Canada is a concern. While Health Canada is given the power to measure safety and approve drugs, the process has its limits. There is a growing trend towards practicing “risk management” ...
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.
Graduate Students Can Improve Their Networking and Research Skills in Collaborative Research Projects with Community Partners
The KMb summer internship program for graduate students is a part of the university’s goal for knowledge mobilization. It allows both graduate students and the community partners they work with to participate in the creation ...