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Screen shot 2014-06-16 at 6.09.28 PM Canada falling short on foster care, with Dr. Marni Brownell (5.08 min)
By Marni Brownell

According to information from the Centres of Excellence for Children’s Well-Being (CECW), there were 67,000 children in out-of-home care in Canada on one day in 2007, which translates into one of the highest rates of kids in foster care in the world. Dr. Marni Brownell addresses why this is the case, and what we should be doing about it.

Screen shot 2014-02-25 at 9.35.31 AM What has the biggest impact on health outcomes? The answer might surprise you, with Dr. Ryan Meili (15.3 min)
By Ryan Meili

Dr. Ryan Meili, a Saskatoon Family Doctor and the Director of Upstream talks about evidence-based policy-making, and improving health outcomes by addressing the social determinants of health.

RickLinden_Crimedoesntpay_video Why a crime agenda doesn’t pay: A prison-focused approach does little to reduce crime, with Dr. Rick Linden (5.8 min)
By Rick Linden

Why a crime agenda doesn’t pay: A prison-focused approach does little to reduce crime.

Robert_Schroth_toothdecay Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children, with Dr. Robert Schroth (5.1 min)
By Robert Schroth

Dr. Robert Schroth speaks about both the developmental and economic costs tooth decay has on children across Canada — and what we can do to prevent it.

Screen shot 2014-06-16 at 6.38.14 PM The latest public health crisis? Canadian kids going hungry, with Dr. Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones (5 min)
By Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones

Dr. Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones, a Professor of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, discusses the increasing problem of poverty on the health and well being of Canadian children.

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