When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

According to UNICEF, Canada is one of the more unequal societies for children and youth, ranking 26th of 35 rich nations on indicators like health, education, income and life satisfaction.

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

According to UNICEF, Canada is one of the more unequal societies for children and youth, ranking 26th of 35 rich nations on indicators like health, education, income and life satisfaction.

Why Economic Inequality Matters to the Health and Well-Being of All Canadians

Why Economic Inequality Matters to the Health and Well-Being of All Canadians

Does more healthcare create better outcomes? In other words, do more medications, tests and interventions necessarily result in healthier patients?
It turns out more care is, all too often, unnecessary care.

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

National Child Day has been celebrated across Canada every November 20th since 1993 to commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of two documents describing children’s rights: The 1959 United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

If the federal government is serious about tackling poverty, reining in ‘payday lending’ a good place to start

If the federal government is serious about tackling poverty, reining in ‘payday lending’ a good place to start

The $15-$21 charged per each $100 borrowed from a payday lender is not an annual interest rate but a fee for a two-week loan. This means payday loans operate at a whopping annual interest rate of between 456 to 639 percent. For some borrowers, this is where the trouble begins.