Tag Archives: social determinants of health
Legal Marijuana & Necessary Amnesty
Martha Paynter questions whether the discriminatory legacy of gendered and racialized incarceration for drug possession offences can be repaired considering the upcoming legalization of marijuana.
The Limits of Choice: Abortion and Assisted Dying
Michelle Oberman compares abortion and assisted dying and argues that focusing on the ‘right to choose’ risks ignoring the social and economic factors that shape and constrain our choices.
Canada’s Biggest Health Problem: Indigenous Health
Alison Reiheld calls attention to André Picard’s assertion that Indigenous health is currently the most urgent issue in Canada.
Paid Sick Days: The Better Way
Kelly Holloway describes how changes to business practices concerning sick days can be beneficial for workers’ health and the economy.
The Politics of HIV
Harry Critchley argues that laws and policies can contribute to the spread or reduction of HIV infections.