In the News
- Many low-income Canadians who don't file taxes lose out on benefits Canadians who need help the most may be missing out on benefits like the Canada Child Benefit, according to research conducted by Canada Revenue Agency. Ryan Tumilty, TheRecord.com, September 19, 2017.
- Does Cash Aid Help the Poor - or Encourage Laziness? Hundreds of families in Zambia receive regular cash payouts as part of an experimental government program: "a small but steady stream of cash with no strings attached may be the smartest way to fix poverty". Nurith Aizenman, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, August 9, 2017.
- Winnipeg Regional Health Authority - Health Equity focuses on closing the gap between those experiencing the best and those experiencing the poorest health by building partnerships, exchanging ideas and processes, and working with community stakeholders.
- Manitoba College of Family Physicians - Resources contains links to Clinical Practice Guidelines database, Manitoba Government health care report card, CME rebate program, and other new services, guidelines and protocols.
- New Brunswick - Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation was created to develop, oversee, coordinate and implement initiatives to reduce poverty and assist thousands of New Brunswickers to become more self-sufficient.
- Eastern Canada - Health Providers Against Poverty is an alliance of health care providers who came together in 2005 in Ontario and has since grown to have provincial chapters in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Laborador.
- The Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy - creates original media content on health policy topics for publication in the mainstream media. Canada spent over $180 billion dollars on healthcare in 2009. So why don’t all Canadians have similar chances of having a long healthy life?
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