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Heal Classic: Mapping the evolution of ‘food deserts’ in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961–2005

Heal Classic: Mapping the evolution of ‘food deserts’ in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961–2005

In 2008, Kristian Larsen and Jason Gilliland published an article entitled: “Mapping the evolution of ‘food deserts’ in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961–2005.” A growing body of research suggests that the suburbanization of food retailers in North America and the United Kingdom in recent decades has contributed to the emergence of […]

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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #1

This week the HEALab held the first official meeting of the HEALYAC 2022-2023! Staff co-facilitators Holly Schaafsma, Heather Dyce, and Olivia Caruso were joined by youth co-facilitators Waleigh Jia and Natalie Jonnalagadda in welcoming members of the HEALYAC 2022-2023. During the meeting, members introduced themselves and engaged in an icebreaker activity wherein they were asked […]

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New Study: Parents’ Attitudes Regarding Their Children’s Play and Sport During COVID-19

A team of researchers led by Monika Szpunar with Leigh M Vanderloo, Brianne A Bruijns, Stephanie Truelove, Shauna M Burke, Jason Gilliland, Jennifer D Irwin, and Patricia Tucker recently published an article entitled: “Parents’ Attitudes Regarding Their Children’s Play and Sport During COVID-19.” The COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health measures have interrupted the daily […]

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