Healthcare Top Stories
Cost-effective accessibility improvements for schools and offices The Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) and architecture and design firm HCMA have published a one-hundred page study that estimates that RHF Accessibility Certified Gold can be achieved through upgrades in an office tower at less than 0.5% of the replacement cost, and in a K-12 school for less […]
Top Stories Workplace Health
to treat work-related conditions, mostly without medical guidance While cannabis is often used recreationally, there is growing interest in its use for therapeutic purposes, such as for pain, anxiety, depression and sleep problems. Among working adults who have experienced work-related injuries or illnesses, some may turn to cannabis to ease these types of symptoms arising
Research Reviews Top Stories
Thumbs UP…to The Salvation Army for releasing the 2023 Canadian Poverty and Socioeconomic Analysis, which reveals that inflation, housing security, and food affordability persist as top issues. The report finds that single parent families are facing the highest degree of hardship across the country, some do not have enough income to cover their basic needs. […]
Opinion Top Stories
How often do we hear, things aren’t what they used to be in the good old days. Is it true and why aren’t we collectively doing more about it? As we enter the few months of 2024, many Canadians of all ages are  struggling—having a way more difficult time affording the basics. Food banks providing […]
Healthcare Top Stories
Not just a disease of the elderly You, Your Child & Arthritis is a valuable resource for families of children with juvenile arthritis (JA). This endorsed guide provides the information parents/caregivers need to understand their child’s disease and to feel comfortable caring for them as well as the different types of juvenile arthritis, current treatments […]
Community Care Top Stories
Sharing commonalities and building solidarity By Natasha Way A safe space for those who have been impacted by loss, intergenerational trauma and cultural erasure. In the BIPOC (black, Indigenous, people of colour) community, we are taught to hold in and suppress our emotions more often than not. We learn very early on that society won’t […]