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Social and medical spending: Flip sides of the same coin

Research finds the ratio between health and social spending is key to understanding health outcomes.

Addressing the fundamental causes of population health inequality

Health inequality is a persistent problem—and it's directly tied to other forms of inequality.

Canada needs to move from individual choice approach to whole-of-society approach

Half of our health and well-being is based on social determinants of health

How can we influence budgets?

Building power to change social structures

Healthy public policy requires working within and beyond the health care system

Population health metrics are about more than just health care—they're about the society we live in.

Hennessy’s Index: GDP vs. Well-being

More and more Canadians support governments prioritizing social metrics rather than just economic ones

The social solution to Canada’s health care problem

The medical care system clearly needs government support to get it back to health

Hennessy’s Index: The climate crisis

The world is getting hotter, and the climate crisis is burning up. Let's look at some of the numbers.

Why Canada needs grassroots climate organizing

The climate crisis is a problem too big for anyone to solve on their own.

How organizing led Nanaimo to adopt the doughnut economics framework

They started during the worst of the pandemic—and won.

The invisible workforce and climate justice

Building maintenance operators could be an unexpected climate champion, if given the tools

After the flood, they mapped land ownership

Land ownership matters—and mapping it out is a powerful tool in the just transition toolbox

Candidate forums can foster a collaborative climate movement

A Manitoba example of using the 5D framework for organizing

When governments fail us

Governments at all levels are abdicating their responsibility in the climate crisis. That doesn't mean all is lost.

Zombie climate change denial: we’re in the “bargaining” stage

The fossil fuel industry is moving away from outright denial, and towards negotiating for their version of an energy transition.