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What does it mean to you? Reactions to Report on Urban Environmental Health Equity

Letter from June Matthews, PhD, RD, P.H.Ec. As I read through the Final Report, I was deeply moved by local residents’ use of photography to assess socioeconomically diverse neighbourhoods. Striking and thought-provoking photographic comparisons prompted me to critically consider inequities in everyday…

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The People’s Food Policy Project

by Tara Zupancic Tish Carnat is the kind of person that when you talk to her, you feel understood.  And that is why, when you walk down Milky Way, a little back alley of Parkdale Toronto, you will spy a backyard…

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Diagnosing the Sick City

by Jeff Masuda Researchers, policymakers, and the media spend a great deal of time pontificating about “problems” in the inner city. No matter the city, there is often a similar story told of gang shootings, hotel stabbings, violent home invasions, frozen…

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Community supportive housing: a pathway to environmental health equity

by Robert Huff   Supportive housing strives to help individuals reclaim their rightful role as citizens. Citizenship begins with a stable place to live and  is fostered by supports to equip people to address their immediate issues so they can…

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