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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, ...
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.
Community-Based Discharge Planning Improves Health Services
Basing discharge services in the community has improved services for people transitioning out of an acute care mental healthcare facility. It has also reduced readmissions rates, curbing the demand for inpatient services ...
Physical Health Is Influenced by Different Social Circumstances
Being physically active is about more than making individuals healthy. Physical activity builds healthy communities, which has both short term and long term effects. Physical activity also functions as a space for social ...
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 ...
Changing Forests in a Warming World
Severe fires can dramatically alter the future growth of a spruce forest. A severe fire is likely to change the forest to one dominated by broadleaf deciduous trees, especially in drier places.
Shared Housing Programs Can Lead People Back into Homelessness
Shared housing does not meet the needs of people who have already been homeless. Many of these people wind up returning to homelessness. Subsidized individual apartments would better meet the needs of those trying to get ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders
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 ...
Living Conditions Create Health Inequities in Aboriginal Communities
Because of their living conditions, Aboriginal peoples tend to be more vulnerable to stress, disease, and a lack of control of their health.