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National Policies Affect Poverty Rates in Rich Nations
The labour market alone cannot move struggling families out of poverty. The social welfare programs in a country have a great impact on the level of poverty among minority and native population.
The Benefits of Co-creation for Assistive Technology
Knowledge mobilization tools let researchers engage stakeholders earlier in a project. Making stakeholder concerns become the basis for a research question. Thus, research goals can change from being theoretical to practical, ...
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.
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.
Clear Language Summaries Are Tools for Research Outreach and Knowledge Mobilization
Research summaries employing clear language writing and design principles are able to engage a wider audience in university research. This allows for university research and research expertise to be accessible to community ...
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.
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
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 ...
Top Reasons for Unmet Healthcare Need in Canada
Women, individuals with low income, and home renters are more likely to have unmet healthcare needs in Canada.
How Do Gender Norms Affect Our Risk of HIV?
Youth carry a diverse set of beliefs on HIV risk and responsibility. Prevention and education about sexual health must address gender stereotypes and inequities that are related to HIV.