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Posted: Fri 20 March 2015
By: Mandy McDougall
During the 1940s, we were promoting campaigns for the widespread use of chemical pesticides with jingles like “DDT is good for me!” and videos showing people literally eating DDT by the spoonful: In retrospect, of course, we know that we messed up.  We messed up bad.  Yet we...
Posted: Thu 19 March 2015
By: Jessica Knowler
For Women Transforming Cities, the present-day economic reality is one of increasing inequality that has disparate outcomes for marginalized communities. This is to say that economic inequality tends to fall along gendered and racialized lines (to name only two). Such inequality is echoed in the...
Posted: Wed 18 March 2015
By: Katie Schewe
It's not often that Spark matches blow up Twitter, but a recent match between Soup Bee, a Winnipeg social enterprise that sells soups made with local ingredients by individuals facing barriers to employment, and Shel Zolkewich, a marketing specialist and food blogger, did just that. Spark is...
Posted: Wed 18 March 2015
By: Adam Lynes-Ford
I’m really interested in the possibilities that arise from two realities: There are multiple benefits of providing health care to people where they live. In order to keep people and communities healthy, the evidence tells us we need to prioritize offering accessible, interdisciplinary...
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