1. Resources & Publications

    Unaccommodating: Rental Housing Wage in Canada

    This report maps rental affordability in neighbourhoods across Canada by calculating the “rental wage,” which is the hourly wage needed to afford an average apartment without spending more than 30% of one’s earnings. Across all of Canada, the average wage needed to afford a two-bedroom apartment is $22.40/h, or $20.20/h...
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    Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector

    Struck in January 2018, the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector was asked to examine and report on Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector. Through extensive consultations, the committee heard evidence on four key topics: the people working and volunteering in the sector; the rules governing the sector; and the...
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    Age-Friendly Niagara Network E-Newsletter Archives

    The Age-Friendly Niagara Network publishes a monthly e-newsletter that highlights age-friendly action, events, resources and news stories. To receive this communication, subscribe to the mailing list. Past issues of the e-newsletter are archived on the Age-Friendly Niagara Network website. Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network
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    Family and Children’s Services (FACS) Niagara 2018-19 Annual Report

    A brief report with stories and statistics outlining the 2018-19 experience for FACS Niagara in terms of service to the Niagara community. This report highlights data about fostering and adopting, referrals and investigation, the Family Enrichment program and other support services, volunteers, and supporting youth in the transition to living...
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    Urban.Indigenous.Proud Film Series

    Urban.Indigenous.Proud is a film project partnership between the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). Taking a community-driven approach, the OFIFC and the NFB produced five short documentaries by Indigenous filmmakers who set out to explore urban Indigenous culture and lived experiences...
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    What Physical Activity Means to Canadians: ParticipACTION Pulse Report

    The Pulse Report assesses the social climate of physical activity among Canadian adults. A first of its kind, this Report explores Canadians’ thoughts, feelings and motivations as they relate to physical activity and informs what shifts are needed in order to make physical activity a vital part of everyday life...
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    Food Policy for Canada: Everyone at the Table

    Food affects the daily lives of all those living in Canada. It provides the energy and nutrients needed to live a healthy life, brings together communities, and creates economic growth and many jobs for Canadians. Building on public consultations held in 2017, the Government of Canada has released the first...
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    A Summary of Self-Harm and Suicide in Niagara 2019

    This report provides updated data for self-harm and suicide in Niagara by analyzing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency Department (ED) visit, hospital admission and death data for Niagara residents. The report also includes data on methods of self-harm and suicide. By analyzing the data by age and sex, priority populations...
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    Caregivers in Alberta Fact Sheets

    In recognition of Caregivers Week in Alberta May 5-11, 2019, two infographics were co-created with Caregivers Alberta and provincial government stakeholders. The infographics help raise awareness about the contributions that 965,000 caregivers in Alberta make, saving the Alberta health care system $5.8 billion each year based on hiring replacement workers...
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    A Dementia Strategy for Canada

    Canada’s first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. Published By: Public Health Agency of Canada Publication Date: June 2019

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