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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). ...
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.
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.
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. ...
Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
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.
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 ...