Monthly Archives: February 2012

Experimenting with(out) poverty: Health impacts of a guaranteed annual income

In an age of austerity, a time when public discourse related to healthcare revolves around which services to cut, its difficult to imagine that at one time in Canadian history, medicare was seen as just one part of a just … Continue reading

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Living with a rare medical condition – HHT

This week we spoke with Mary Ellyn Parker about living with a rare medical condition called Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. She worked as a nurse in the Niagara Region for over 30 years and in 2001 she was diagnosed with HHT. … Continue reading

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Teens: are they really all that bad?

Are all members of our society regarded equally? As much as we’d probably like to say yes, we know that various types of discrimination do still exist.  We usually associate discrimination with certain ethnic groups.  But what about age groups, … Continue reading

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