It's time to stop dehumanizing Canadians with disabilities

What's a life worth? CTG Speaker Sarah Jama knows there's still a lot of room for compassion in the Canadian health system, and our deeper social structures.

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No human should be homeless

Homelessness is complicated. There’s not one easy or simple solution. But we cannot let those remain excuses for doing nothing, or even too little.

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My Light Bulb Moment: Contraception shouldn't be a luxury

The ability of women to participate equally in the economic and social life of the nation has been facilitated by their ability to control their reproductive lives.

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Housing is health care

A novel solution to the health crisis of homelessness: get people into homes.

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The search for a cure for poverty

The poor are part of us. And we're part of the poor. We're all in this together.

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Looking upstream at the opioid crisis

Canada's opioid epidemic is an urgent crisis — but the root causes, and the remedies too, are social.

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Spend upstream to improve health outcomes

We're sick with poverty. And we have the data to prove it.

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For a healthy society, we have to act upstream

Ever wondered how Upstream got started?

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A holiday message from the Executive Director

Happy Holidays.

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How much do lifestyle choices really matter for health?

If we want healthier communities, we must stop thinking of health only as a matter of personal responsibility and lifestyle choices, and dive deeper to the greater social determinants.

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