Upstream Radio: When the big employer ghosts a town - now what?
Oshawa is reeling from GM’s decision to stop auto production there. How does a community bounce back from such a jolt?   more
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Food Security and Your Health
Did you get enough to eat today? More than four million Canadians didn't. more
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Upstream Radio: How we define disability matters
Ontario is changing its social assistance program, including a new definition of disability. more
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Solving Canada’s Housing Affordability Crisis
Making the link between house ownership and public pensions is key to a way forward. By Alex Paterson read more and comment
What if we replaced child care deserts with universal child care?
Kids could access great early learning and socialization opportunities; parents could stop ‘working to pay for child care’—it’s a win-win. Trish Hennessy read more and comment
Basic Income Cancellation Impacts on Ontario
The study tried to resolve questions of best practice. The answer is now, “we won’t know”. read more and comment
Poverty Costs
Poverty is a disease that is much cheaper to cure than to treat. read more and comment

Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. We work to reframe public discourse around addressing the social determinants of health in order to build a healthier society.

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