HEALYAC Meeting 5

To increase collaboration within our council, HEALYAC members began testing out the functionality of “Slack,” an online communication method, to ensure all members are notified when updates are sent out. The discussion of “Three Identical Strangers” from meeting 4 was continued with more detail. The YAC learned about the significance of proper ethical procedures when […]

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A Geospatial Approach to Understanding Inequalities in Accessibility to Primary Care Among Vulnerable Populations

Despite Canada being known for providing a “universal health care system”, Canadians across the country are experiencing unequal access to primary care services. Vulnerable populations such as those with low income status, seniors, single parents, linguistic minorities, etc, are often exposed to health inequalities as our population ages, income inequality increases, immigration patterns change, and […]

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Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm

Loretta Ryan from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute presents ‘Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm’ at CHEWS. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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