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Exploring Solutions to Precarious Employment (27 Sep, 6:30 PM)
"This event will feature the LPRC's short documentary called The New Normal: Precarious Work in London followed by a panel discussion thinking about solutions to the problem. The documentary features Londoners who are feeling the pressure of precarious employment, as well as experts in the field."
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2 days ago by jamesshelley
Save the Date: Power & Global Health (November 14, 3pm-6pm)
"Hosted by a planning committee composed of researchers and Faculty members in the area of global health, this is an exciting opportunity to explore what Western is doing in the areas of Global Health and Marginalized Populations."
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2 days ago by jamesshelley
What is Your Vision for Housing in London? Mayoral Candidates Debate (Oct 11, Kings)
The London Homeless Coalition, London & Middlesex Housing Corporation, and the London Poverty Research Centre host a mayoral debate at King's University College about housing and homelessness in London, ahead of municipal elections on October 22.
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2 days ago by jamesshelley
Towards a Food Secure Future: Lessons from CIFSRF and Beyond (October 3 -4, Ottawa)
"This event will showcase the results from nine years of research for development work through 39 projects in 25 countries. Our 40 Southern and 20 Canadian partners have developed, tested, and scaled up innovative solutions that create lasting and sustainable change."
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2 days ago by jamesshelley
Connecting qualitative research on exercise and environment to public health agendas requires an equity lens
"[I]f qualitative research is to effectively inform public health policy and practice it cannot ignore the fact that physical activity participation is inequitable. Without building in a critical equity lens, geographers risk perpetuating the “inequality paradox”—that is, the potential for population health interventions to inadvertently exacerbate health inequalities."
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5 days ago by jamesshelley
Are the Elite Hijacking Social Change?
“Many believe they are changing the world when they may instead—or also—be protecting a system that is at the root of the problems they wish to solve.”
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
London Homeless Coalition: Elections Process
"The Homeless Coalition Steering Committee consists of 8 members plus a Chair. Elections for Steering members and the Chair occur separately. Steering positions include: Vice-Chair, Secretary, Communications, Outreach, and 4 members-at-large. The Steering Committee meets on the 3rd Monday of each month from 9-10:30am. Terms last for 2 years."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
Plan to increase women's leadership in higher education yields results
"Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, reported that the Canada Research Chairs Program's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is achieving results. In the latest round of applications, the program reached an historic high, with women accounting for over 43% of nominations submitted."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
Children’s perspectives on neighbourhood barriers and enablers to active school travel: A participatory mapping study
"By positioning children as experts of their environments in our participatory methodology, our findings provide an important counterpoint to the adultist privilege characterizing the majority of research on children’s active school travel. Furthermore, findings show there is general overlap of the features students discussed from both urban and suburban areas, environmental features took on multiple meanings, and the importance of engaging children in the research process."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
Motivational Interviewing (MI) London Workshop (Oct 29, 2018 at 8:30 AM)
"Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, person-centred approach to inspiring the motivation needed for change. MI helps resolve ambivalence, and supports change in a way that aligns with a person’s values, beliefs and wishes. MI is an evidence-based practice, commonly used to help individuals with significant challenges."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
NCCAH Fact Sheet: Education as a social determinant of First Nations, Inuit and Métis health
"While current trends and levels of educational attainment are on the rise, there are multiple ways for improving Indigenous learning. Specifically, decolonizing approaches like land, language, culture, and Indigenous knowledge-based pedagogies and curriculum are addressed. The fact sheet concludes by highlighting some promising practices in advancing education among Indigenous peoples, from early learning and care initiatives to post-secondary studies."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
Webinar: Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City (September 21, 1pm-2:30pm EDT)
"This webinar, co-hosted by the National Collaborating Centres for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) and Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) is organized for the 10th anniversary of the death of Brian Sinclair, an Anishinaabe man who died after waiting for treatment at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre Emergency Room for 34 hours."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
OECD: More effort needed to improve equity in education
"Social background remains the main factor impacting participation in education and learning, and on economic and social outcomes, according to a new OECD report."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
People's Forum on Mental Health (Sat, 13 Oct 2018 at 8:30 AM)
"A one-day community-led public forum for ALL Londoners ages 13+..." addressing the "stigma, stereotypes, and negative prejudgements on mental health or mental illness... [I]t is our personal responsibility to educate ourselves, and become better informed on this multi-layered, multi-dimensional, and sometimes contentious topic."
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9 days ago by jamesshelley
CREVAWC: Understanding the Costs of Domestic Violence with Dr. A. Vara-Horna (Webinar)
"Dr. Vara-Horna has developed a research methodology to measure the company level costs of domestic violence to medium and large sized enterprises."(Friday October 5, 2018, Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
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10 days ago by jamesshelley
London Community Foundation: Vital Signs 2018 Launch (October 10, 7:30-9:00AM)
"Join us for our exclusive 2018 Vital Signs report launch! Vital Signs is an opportunity to guide our community toward a future that is strong and vibrant. Through the lens of belonging and integrating the framework of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this year’s Vital Signs will inspire us to dream of #WhatLondonCanBe"
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11 days ago by jamesshelley
London Middlesex Housing Corporation (LMHC) Housing Policy Research Award
London Community Foundation is accepting 2018-19 LMHC Housing Policy Research Award applications until October 15, 2018. Award decisions are scheduled to be made by mid November 2018.
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12 days ago by jamesshelley
Youth Across Canada Speak Out on Youth Homelessness Prevention
"The What Would it Take? study asked young people with lived experience of homelessness: what would it take to prevent youth homelessness in Canada? ... The purpose of this report is to amplify the voices, insights, and wisdom of these young people in order to drive policy and practice change."
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16 days ago by jamesshelley
Dr. Debbie Rudman on 'Narrative Inquiry: What’s Your Story?' (Video)
"Today, I will address three key questions: What is narrative inquiry? What can be understood through narrative inquiry. Why do narrative inquiry?"
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18 days ago by jamesshelley
Learning and Teaching Qualitative Research in Ontario: A Resource Guide
"The publication is aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who want who want additional or advanced training and masters-prepared healthcare practitioners who may want to enhance their opportunities for research collaborations and expand their repertoire of research skill." This resource is produced by the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research.
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18 days ago by jamesshelley

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