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Indigenous health

Honouring the truth, reconciling for the future

In June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada tabled its recommendations to “redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation”(pg 327) with Indigenous peoples. This summary of the Commission’s final report presents the history and legacy of residential schools, the challenge of reconciliation, and 94 calls to action.

Housing need in Canada: Healthy lives start at home

This 2015 position statement from the Canadian Pediatric Society reviews literature on the impact of housing on health, roles for primary health care providers, and recommendations for action at multiple levels (from patient to policy level).

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