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Engagement, governance, access, and protection (EGAP) framework

This 2021 report from the Black Health Equity Working Group outlines the Engagement, Governance, Access and Protection (EGAP) Framework for the collection and use of race-based data from Black communities to advance health equity and dismantle systemic racism.

From risk to resilience: An equity approach to COVID-19

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.

Changes in the socioeconomic situation of Canada’s Black population, 2001 to 2016

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.

Measuring what counts in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: Equity indicators for public health

As the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated in Canada and the world, we find ourselves in a cycle of planning, response and recovery. The National Collaborating Centres for Infectious Diseases and Determinants of Health (NCCID and NCCDH, respectively) have responded by reviewing lessons learned and recommendations on health equity from past pandemics in Canada.