Our resource library contains more than 350 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.
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In this 2019 journal article, Parkes et al. make a strong case for taking an ecosocial approach in public health education. Such an approach would mean that the interconnections between ecological, social and economic factors would be foundational to both learning and action for larger systems change.
Released in October 2020, this annual report of the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) of Canada reviews how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequities across the country. This year’s edition builds on the CPHO’s 2019 report, titled Addressing stigma towards a more inclusive health system.
This installment of the Let’s Talk series introduces the concept of Whiteness to public health audiences. Through definitions of Whiteness, White privilege and settler colonialism, the resource provides examples of how Whiteness is manifested in public health. The resource also includes insights for practitioners on how to centralize the disruption of Whiteness as an explicit focus in work to improve the health and well-being of communities.
This study from Statistics Canada presents disaggregated data and information related to the socioeconomic situation of Canada’s Black population. It is part of a larger series of other products and studies from Statistics Canada focused on the characteristics and experiences of Black people in Canada.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ 2020 Alternative Federal Budget Recovery Plan takes a health-in-all-policies approach to planning for a just recovery from COVID-19. The plan outlines concrete plans for a caring economy, income support, healthier