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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 ...
Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.
Museums 2.0: Advancing Decolonizing and Participatory Approaches to Developing Museum Websites in the Global South
Web 2.0 and its participation-based culture offer rich possibilities for developing websites with museums in the Global South museum. It also offers spaces for virtual learning, and representing and expressing one’s culture. ...
Hurricane Katrina Revealed Many Social and Environmental Problems that already existed in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina reveals how issues that affect people’s lives are brought to our attention after natural disasters. These problems include the impact of damage to the environment, race and class. When the natural landscape ...
York Researcher Shows How Women Lawyers Overcame Barriers
Although women lawyers faced many challenges at the turn of the twentieth century, many of them found ways to work in law.
There Is a Foreign Credentials Crisis in Canada
Canada’s policymakers need to develop a better strategy for recognizing the credentials of foreign trained professionals and acknowledge the racial dimension of discriminatory hiring practices.
Blended Learning Makes Customizable Learning a Reality
There is no single best, one-size-fits-all blended learning model for every organization or every employee when developing soft skills in the workplace. Instead, a ‘mass customization’ approach that honours the uniqueness ...
Bilinguialism Gives Children Cognitive Advantage
Bilingual children perform better than monolingual children in tasks that demand executive control. They are able to focus better on a task, in the presence of distractions.
How Can Consumers Make Healthy Eating Choices?
“Nudging” consumers towards healthy food is not fully effective in getting people to eat well. A lack of education or a lack of income play a role in unhealthy food choices.
The Health Bus Delivers Innovative Healthcare to the Urban Poor
Services like the Health Bus need to be continued and expanded. Bringing healthcare staff into vulnerable communities gives many users a chance to bond with the healthcare staff. This helps break down traditional barriers ...