With an Abacus Data survey showing that 33 percent of Canadians worry about climate change every day and the federal government having set a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, Before the Bell assembled a panel of stakeholders and experts to discuss the challenges associated with combatting climate change in Canada.
Technology can form a large part of the solution to reduce inequality in Canada. The benefits can drive improved health, social and economic outcomes for all Canadians.
Indigenous peoples are highly diverse populations whose health is affected by all the same kinds of determinants as other people in Canada. But in addition, a complex history of colonialism and racism has had a substantial and ongoing impact on the types and rates of injuries and illnesses in these communities as well as access
On Tuesday, Before the Bell looked at the issue of Indigenous health and how the focus needs to shift from simply adding more money to the system to giving local Indigenous communities more control over their governance, and toward building resilience in communities by strengthening their connections to their culture and language.