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How to Be a Better Treaty Person

Amei-Lee Laboucan, New Trail, University of Alberta

Most Indigenous people know that their ancestors envisioned a strong future for them through treaty negotiations, says Chelsea Vowel, ’00 BA, ’09 LLB, ’20 MA, an assistant lecturer at the U of A’s Faculty of Native Studies. And many Indigenous people have signed treaties, which describe how

Poverty in Calgary: Calgary Municipal Ward Profiles 2021

Enough for All

Vibrant Communities Calgary has released Calgary Municipal Ward Poverty Profiles. These profiles were developed by Vibrant Communities Calgary and the Canadian Poverty Institute to equip the community with poverty-specific data related to Calgary’s 14 wards. This information can be used to stimu

Money Matters: Workbook 4 - Ways to Save

ABC Life Literacy Canada

Money Matters is designed to help you take better care of yourself by taking better care of your money. We’ll talk about how to manage your money online and in your daily life. No matter who you are or what your situation is, it can be hard to think and talk openly about money. It can be hard eve

Canadians Need to Confront the Financial Realities of Retirement

Canadian ETF Association

A sobering portrayal of the real costs of retirement shared recently by an expert source on aging issues reveals far-reaching financial and planning gaps that could tarnish many Canadians’ “golden years.” In a webinar delivered recently to the Canadian Exchange Traded Funds Association (CETFA

Leaving No One Behind in Long-Term Care: Enhancing Socio-Demographic Data Collection in Long-Term Care Settings

Stanford Social Innovation Review

A new report from the National Institute on Ageing and Wellesley Institute shows that, due to a lack of data, we still do not have a full picture of the impacts of the pandemic in Canada's long-term care homes. While COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on Canada's most vulnerable populations

One-time payment for older seniors

Government of Canada

Older seniors, born on or before June 30, 1947, who are eligible for Old Age Security (OAS) in June 2021, will receive a one-time payment of $500 the week of August 16, 2021. This one-time payment will provide immediate support until a permanent 10% increase to the OAS pension for seniors aged 75 a

Informing policy for long-term global food security

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

More than 820 million people in the world don't have enough to eat, while climate change and increasing competition for land and water are further raising concerns about the future balance between food demand and supply. The results of a new IIASA-led study can be used to benchmark global food secur

Smart-home systems should improve the quality of life of its users while protecting their privacy

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Review question What are the different types of technology-based strategies available to help older adults living independently in their homes, and to what extent do these technologies protect the privacy of their users? Background Older adults prefer to live in their homes rather than in a

RECORDING: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitance: Conversations with Primary Care

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases

Canadian and international surveys indicate that vaccine hesitancy (VH) is a significant barrier to achieving immunization thresholds needed to control COVID-19. Although the number of vaccinations continues to rise, the decrease in VH is occurring at a much slower rate. In recent months, surveys ha


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