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The Age of Rage: 2023 Environmental Scan

James Stauch, Institute for Community Prosperity

Commissioned by the Calgary Foundation, this seventh annual scan looks at a wide range of contemporary and emerging issues, locally, provincially, nationally, and beyond, adding context to current events, and illuminating undercurrents and ‘sleeper’ trends. In addition to regular updates on econ

Public Health Emergencies Governance Review Panel: Input Requested

Government of Alberta

The Public Health Emergencies Governance Review Panel will review the legislation that guided Alberta’s response to COVID-19 and recommend changes to improve the handling of future public health emergencies for Albertans.Experts and members of the public are invited to share their input on what a

Women In the Workplace Study

Lean In and McKinsey and Company

Study looking deeper into women in the workplace and the issues they may face.

Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2021

University of Toronto

Drawing on data for 54,000 households from Statistics Canada’s Canadian Income Survey (CIS) conducted in 2021, we found a disturbingly high rate of household food insecurity. By food insecurity we mean inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints. The prevalence of household

The Cost of Healthy Eating in Alberta

Alberta Health Services

This series of reports presents an analysis of the cost and affordability of healthy eating in Alberta, as well as an overview of the causes, prevalence and impacts of household food insecurity. Target AudienceThe target audience includes leaders, policy-makers, decision-makers, dietitians and othe

Food Insecurity: Information for Health Professionals

Alberta Health Services

Household food insecurity – the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints – is a serious public health issue. You can use the resources at the link below to guide understanding of the issue in Canadian health and social context, inform program and policy development, and

Food Insecurity in Older Adults in Canada and the United States: A Concept Analysis

Christine Marie Mills, RD, MPH, PhD (candidate)

A concept analysis using the method of Walker and Avant was undertaken to clarify the concept of food insecurity in older adults in Canada and the United States. A literature review was undertaken to conduct a concept analysis of food insecurity in older people. Food insecurity is associated with mu

Case Study: Saint John Stronger Together

Sherri Torjman

This case study captures how Saint John, NB, has successfully broken the cycle of poverty by engaging the whole community and applying a comprehensive approach to drive change.It highlights the city's 20-year journey that has resulted in a 69% reduction in poverty (Low Income Cut-Off After Tax) from

Ageing, Inequality and Ethnicity: Evidence Cards

Centre for Ageing Better

This set of downloadable evidence cards highlights the contributions of and shocking inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups approaching retirement age.Older generations are becoming more diverse than ever. But also more unequal. There’s an increasing level of inequalit


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