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The Topic of Race Is Absent from Canada's List of the Social Determinants of Health
The Social Determinants of Health in Canada must include race on the list of factors that affect health. If we use race as a tool to look at inequalities in health, it allows us to see structural problems that limit access ...
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, ...
What Do Corporations Have to Do with Fair Trade?
Corporations are meeting fair trade standards at a minimum to promote themselves as socially responsible companies. However, they do not help small producers and their communities as they promised.
Clinical Trials Are Heavily Influenced by Drug Companies
Despite its stated interest in openness and transparency, Health Canada continues to deny the public access to information about clinical trials. It is also moving at a snail’s pace in developing a policy on clinical trials ...
Research on Women and Video Games Needs to Improve
Research on gender and video games often conflates gender with sex, which leads to stereotyping of girls and women. In general, research on gameplay treats women like a second sex and gender like an insignificant variable.
Colonialism Continues to Impact the Health and Diet of Native Peoples
The impact of colonialism on First Nations is rarely looked at the through the result of food abuse and health. Institutions like residential schools attempted to disrupt the relationship between Native peoples with food. ...
Corporate Social Responsibility Does Not Say a Lot on the Responsibilities to Children
Corporate social responsibility among firms needs to address their impacts on children. It will help businesses manage their reputations in the public, as well as meet their own responsibilities to youth through their ...
Productive Public Debate, Not Just Science, Is Urgently Needed to Tackle the Issue of Climate Change
There is a need for urgent action on the issue of climate change. Developing a way to deal with the risk of climate change requires more than just science, but also requires society to collectively make decisions about the ...
Single Mothers' Depression Is Affected by Employment Status and Stress Rather Than the Ways in Which They Cope
Coping is an important tool for single mothers who work or who rely on social assistance. However, it does not always help these women deal with their feelings of depression. The type of coping strategy used also influences ...
Path to Good Quality and Affordable Housing Is More Difficult for Refugee Claimants Than for Sponsored Refugees
More formal supports for getting affordable and good quality housing are needed for the refugee population in Canada, especially for refugee claimants. While the support of family, friends, and the local community can help ...