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Canada Lags in Improving Living Conditions That Impact Children's Health
Canada lags far behind other wealthy, industrialized nations when it comes to public policy that improves the living conditions that shape the health of children.
China's Automotive Modernization and Strategic Industrial Policy
The fast modernization of China’s automotive industry was made possible by a strategic industrial policy of the Chinese government. It pushed foreign automakers to transfer large amounts of capital and technology to China, ...
Firefighters Don't Have a Leg Up in Labour Relations - They Have a Ladder
Firefighters, as public safety workers, are privileged compared to public care workers like nurses. But they haven’t been unaffected by neoliberal policies. These policies have increased their work and put them at odds ...
Physicians Can Impact Policy That Supports Children's Health
Canada is a liberal welfare state. It favours the needs of the individual over the needs of the community. Policymakers need to enact public policy that improves the living conditions that impact the health of children. ...
Increasing Voter Turnout Among Aboriginal Peoples Is a Complex Task
Increasing the voter turnout of First Nations in Ontario requires more than merely changing the electoral system in Ontario. Low voter turnout of Aboriginal peoples isn’t simply a matter of voter apathy or alienation, as ...
Reconciling Aboriginal Peoples with the Rest of Canada Through Engagement
Aboriginal reconciliation is an important goal. But litigation and negotiation are slow, difficult processes. Increasing Aboriginal engagement in voting and land claim negotiations is also a difficult task, but efforts at ...
Is There an Emerging Chinese Model of the University?
The new Chinese model of the university sees the university as the state’s educational and research arm for national development. The model, which is increasing in global influence, has both flaws and advantages for China ...