This report presents data revealing the unequal distribution of social determinants and health status in New Brunswick. It “is meant to stimulate individual and collective interest and facilitate conversations to address this important issue which affects all New Brunswickers…” (p. 5)
In this analysis from University of Ottawa researchers Arne Ruckert and Ronald Labonté, the authors address the impact that the austerity measures taken in response to the 2008 global financial crisis had on social policy and health equity.
A brief video describing how public policy can support healthy living, told through the stories of two low-income mothers in Vancouver.
Hurdles to Health is a personal narrative about a Saskatoon family, shared by a wife and mother of a low-income household. This video shows the family’s daily struggles caused by the barriers poverty creates to achieving overall health and wellbeing.
This paper from the Northern Policy Institute outlines evidence to support a basic income guarantee as the most effective policy intervention for addressing food insecurity among vulnerable populations. It also provides an overview of how Ontario’s socioeconomic patterning relates to income of food insecurity in the province.