1. Resources & Publications

    More Than Money: Leveraging the Benefits of Sport Hosting in Niagara (NCO Policy Brief #30)

    In the winter of 2017, sport management Master’s student Chris Charlebois surveyed 251 people attending the Scotties Tournament of Hearts to measure how they perceived the national championship affecting St. Catharines and the Niagara region in terms of economic, social, and environmental impacts. This policy brief, written by Charlebois and...
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    Working Without a Net: Rethinking Canada’s Social Policy in the New Age of Work

    This report explores the implications of new technologies on Canada’s economy and labour market and the adequacy of current social programs and policies supporting workers. Published By: The Mowat Centre Publication Date: November 2016
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    Prescribing Income: Video

    This video explores the impact of poverty on health and demonstrates an approach to prescribing income in a primary care setting. Published by: Bridges Community Health Centre For other resources related to income and health, see the Poverty Tool: Wallet Guide (available in English, French, Chinese, and Spanish), the Ontario Medical Association: Income and Health Series, Clinical...
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    Poverty Tool: Wallet Guide (English)

    This wallet card provides information about where to go in Niagara for help with housing, legal status and immigration, money, learning and personal needs. Published by: Niagara Region, Niagara Falls Community Health Centre, Bridges Community Health Centre, Centre de Santé Communautaire and Quest Community Health Centre. This tool is also available...
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    Sustainable Niagara Action Database

    In 2012 the Niagara Region released the Sustainable Niagara Phase 3 Action Plan, which describes the community’s vision for what Niagara could look like in 2060, the goals to work towards, and the actions that will support the goals. To support the Sustainable Niagara Action Plan, this Action Bank was...
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    Better Health, Better Care, Better Value For All: Refocusing Health Care Reform in Canada

    Ten years ago, the federal, provincial, and territorial governments created an agenda for health care reform in the 2003 First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal and the 2004 10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care. This report looks back on the last decade of health care reform, identifies what worked and what...
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    NHS in Brief: Persons Living in Low-Income Neighbourhoods

    This is the third release of data from the National Household Survey (NHS). Roughly 4.5 million households across Canada were selected for the NHS, representing about one-third of all households. This NHS in Brief article, together with the article Education and occupation of high-income Canadians, complements the analytical document Income Composition...
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    Income Composition in Canada: National Household Survey 2011

    This is the third release of data from the National Household Survey (NHS). Roughly 4.5 million households across Canada were selected for the NHS, representing about one-third of all households. This analytical document contains the results from the NHS on income. A companion analytical document, Homeownership and Shelter Costs in Canada, analyses findings...

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