A society with no poverty would be healthier, happier and easier to live in — and would save us all money in the end

A society with no poverty would be healthier, happier and easier to live in — and would save us all money in the end

As a family doctor who works largely with people living on low incomes, poverty is at the root of many of the illnesses I treat.

Gary Bloch on Celebrating 5 Years of EvidenceNetwork.ca

Gary Bloch on Celebrating 5 Years of EvidenceNetwork.ca

Evidence Network provides a crucial link between health experts, policy makers and the Canadian public. This is a crucial tool in our efforts to translate our research and health expertise into policy change that will improve Canadian health.

Why it’s never too late for low income Canadians to file their taxes

Why it’s never too late for low income Canadians to file their taxes

Most Canadians would like to see an end to poverty. What if we told you that one organization, using the existing social benefits system, found a way to get $21 million into the pockets of 9,000 low income individuals in Winnipeg?