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I try to spend at least 20 mins outside sometime in the day, anywhere I am. But a favourite place is the forest behind my house.
Great to see @NRPublicHealth and @mustafahirji supporting making legislated #paidsickdays permanent and increasing the number available to workers in ON. v @DecentWorkHlth #justice4workers @TorontoStar: thestar.com/nd/news/counci…
Ontario's 3-paid sick days are set to end on July 31! ✅ All workers need at least 10 permanent #PaidSickDays 📢 Sign the petition and RSVP for the emergency phone zap on Tuesday, July 12 👇🏾& read t#Justice4Workersers post-election debrie#onpolioljustice4workers.org/paid_sick_days…5A8
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Is this a thing at any other school? Dress as a skin colour? (Black for Black excellence day.) Asking as a mom who is not Black but has a son who is and say he doesn’t want to participate in this and finds it weird.
There's a new cultural exhibit on display at the Discovery Centre in Woody Point. It focusses on the history and culture of the Miawpukek First Nation. Pam Hall is one of the artists behind it. We'll hear from her at 7:20am on @cbcnfldmorning
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A great sexual health resource: Sex-positive Families. Can't say it makes every conversation with your kid easy...but it definitely helps and is my go-to for age-appropriate resources. sexpositivefamilies.com/resources/
There have been a number or hate crimes and hate speech in the last few months. We are calling on those in positions of power to do the right thing. Call these incidents the proper name, a hate crime and give people a concise way to report them.
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"When things like this happen, it weakens us as a community. Especially the BIPOC community, it makes us feel that we are undervalued, unwanted and unsafe. We need true change." -- @vcestick of @antiracismNL responding to racist slurs and symbols. 1/2 cbc.ca/news/canada/ne…
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There is an internal memo going around within the Toronto police warning officers to brace themselves for “challenging” days ahead once the new race-based data on use of force (& more) will be released tomorrow.
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Terrible photos and just one of a series of recent blatantly racist events in NL. CW: scroll through replies for initial post. twitter.com/HasanHaiNL/sta…
A photo from the @ArtGalleryNS on the weekend. To my kid, this was one of the most fascinating displays 🙃b
"Relationships and trust begins with thousands of cups of tea." @docsfun at #PHSP22 Reference: Visioning the Future: First Nations, Inuit, & Métis Population and #PublicHealth via @TheNCCIH nccih.ca/495/Visioning_…
Policy interventions that have been shown to impact food insecurity. (ie we can DO SOMETHING to address food insecurity.) via Val Tarasuk, @proofcanada #PHSP22
"For every precarious worker we have an employer." -- Val Tarasuk Response to questions on the links between poor working conditions and food insecurity. In other words...#decentwork is needed for food security and better health. #PHSP22
Important considerations for work to address food insecurity in health care settings. Yes, we want and need to support the people who seek health care. But...how effective are we in the face of inadequate income and other economic policies. via Val Tarasuk #PHSP22
Val Tarasuk pointing out the consistent lack of connection between food charity and food insecurity (and the fact that food charity does not address food insecurity). #PHSP22 @proofcanada
If you ever have a chance to learn about food insecurity from Val Tarasuk with @proofcanada, take it. Always an evidence-informed, social and economic policy-focused perspective. #PHSP2022
Attending @CPHA_ACSP 2022? Join us and @DecentWorkHlth at 🗓️12:15 - 1:15 pm ET - Intersectoral action for decent work: broader lessons from the paid sick days campaign Decent Work Issue Brief nccdh.ca/resources/entr…PT#PHSP222iL
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We will be at #PHSP2022 today with @NCCDH_CCNDS, exploring intersectoral action to advance decent work and health. It's time to learn the lessons from the pandemic. Precarious employment is a public health issue and must be addressed urgently. @CPHA_ACSP #Justice4Workers
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Looking forward to facilitating a workshop on Intersectoral Action for Decent Work shortly with this fantastic crew from @DecentWorkHlth & @NCCDH_CCNDS at the @CPHA_ACSP 2022 conference!
.@ttakaro "has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, is a professor emeritus of @SFU Health Sciences, taught students @UBCmedicine & is highly-respected for his national & international contributions as a researcher, advisor & educator." #TMX bit.ly/3tyu8XM
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.@ttakaro is a #ClimateHero. Great piece here by @jamesboothroyd3 Trans Mountain pipeline protester Tim Takaro should not do jail time thestar.com/opinion/contri… via @TorontoStar
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Excellent @CBCSunday today. From always insightful economist @ArmineYalnizyan, to the problematic "wellness" industry, to @SimuLiu (I was tearing up too thinking of my immigrant parents), to reframing narratives about female animals. cbc.ca/listen/live-ra…
An informative interview with @PikettyLeMonde by @ezraklein on his new book: "A Brief History of Equality." Went from this to the audiobook. Currently on the chapter "colonialism and militarism" as the roots of so much global inequity. nytimes.com/2022/06/07/pod…
Wonderful to be part of the @WritersFedofNS writing contest award gathering! They shined up some fun classic trophies and had us record excerpts that will be posted online. Even supplied a footstool so I could reach the counter 🙂 My kid insisted on dressing for the occasion �rU
.@ingrid_waldron outlines the definition of Environmental Racism, with many examples in Nova Scotia and across the country. "The people at the table don't look like the people most impacted." @Dalhousie_CPD
"Health of Canadians in a Changing #Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action" shows the importance of having improving/protecting health underpin climate action in Canada. If you want to skips 100s of pages, the summaries are short! via @GovCanHealth changingclimate.ca/health-in-a-ch…
Coming up June 9&10: Planetary Health and the Climate Crisis. Speakers include @courtghoward @Melissa_Lem @ingrid_waldron @MeganALeslie @GWChealth and more. Registration is free. I wish I had heard about this sooner!! via @Dalhousie_CPD xcdsystem.com/dalmedicine/at…
2021 @GovCanHealth report on air pollution in Canada: -15,300 premature deaths/year -2.7 mil asthma symptom days/year "..despite the relatively low levels of air pollutants in Canada...air pollution continues to impact population health." Full report: canada.ca/content/dam/hc…
Many who turned to sex work during the pandemic are now facing challenges returning to other types of work. The impact is primarily on women & LGBTQ people. “...progress starts with proper training for HR professionals that acknowledges “sex work is work.”news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-re…
The latest Belaboured episode with @EmmaKinema focused on game workers unionizing, a union drive at Planned Parenthood, and a settlement for Victoria's Secret garment workers in Thailand. A great podcast in general on labour justice issues. v @DissentMag dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored…
Remind me to never say yes to having three kids sleepover 😴
Went grocery shopping and my kid started reading some graffiti off a pole. I wasn’t paying attention until he said, “Ma, it’s the N word.” He’s heard that word enough (sometimes directed at him) to know what it means. Thanks @sobeys for the quick removal.
The Nova Scotia Health Coalition @_NSHC is hiring a Provincial Coordinator! Deadline extended to June 15th. Considering applying to work for this important organization. nshealthcoalition.ca
What a great resource. I started to screenshot a few pages to share but then I was screenshotting everything. So...just read this. It's changed how I'll talk about "diversion". via @healthinthehmmr twitter.com/NSS_CoP/status…
Key findings from this research confirms that poor work conditions, insecure jobs with no #PaidSickDays and benefits, exacerbated COVID-19–related challenges for PSWs. We need decent work for health workers and ALL workers in #Ontario. #Justice4Workers #OntarioVotes twitter.com/AndrewDPinto/s…
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Cape Breton, where I keep learning of gorgeous places close to home even after a decade of living here.
Excellent @NPRCodeSwitch episode with @avitale on how over-reliance on police actually decreases safety, particularly when there is increasing income inequality and lack of investment in other sectors. npr.org/2022/04/19/109…
Deux jeunes musulmanes dénoncent une agression raciste à Saint-Jean ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/18862…
"The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades." nowthisnews.com/news/africans-…
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"As we near a provincial election, it is important to advocate for policies that increase the minimum wage to $20/hr, legislate equal pay for equal work, & deliver 10 permanent #PaidSickDays" writes Steven Cho (@scho_MD) in @HealthyDebate. #onpoli healthydebate.ca/2022/05/topic/…
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Glad this review happened; looking forward to next steps & actions on recommendations. The Task Force highlights Anti-Black racism through various areas, including representation, sense of safety within the organization, and need for cultural competence. twitter.com/cpsns_ca/statu…
*people's health. (darn grammar.)
Islamophobia impacts peoples' health and using a trauma-informed can help clinicians to better understand and support their Muslim-identifying patients. cmaj.ca/content/194/21… by @zainab_furq A Malick @juveriazaheer @javeedsukhera v @SarooSharda_MD
It's only because I did mine three hours before it was due ;) twitter.com/courtghoward/s…
Useful @CIHI_ICIS guidance on collecting Race-Based and Indigenous Identity Data Collection. Indigenous engagement is mentioned; important to also consider/ensure community ownership of data. Full document: cihi.ca/sites/default/…
It was this kind of day 💕c
@Monika_Dutt @checkupcbc It definitely “others” an entire diverse group of people and reduces them to being just a tool on a persons climb to power.
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