Public Health

The Ford government's plan to eliminate paid sick days and reduce access to personal emergency leave has far-reaching implications for the health of every resident in Ontario Read more


The social determinants of health, like access to public transit and what food we can afford to eat, are bring increasingly determined by where we live in Toronto Read more


“The current approach to drug use actually worsens the situation because it forces people into unsafe drug practices and it actually prevents people from getting help,” says medical officer of health Eileen de Villa Read more


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Samuel Engelking

Research suggests social factors such as income inequality and working conditions have more to do with unhealthy lifestyles than diets and physical activity Read more


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Paul Salvatori

Harm reduction workers on the front line of fentanyl-fuelled overdose epidemic say it’s time for the federal government to start having open discussions about legalizing hard drugs, including access to prescription heroin Read more


...and will cost the province millions for drugs for treatable diseases like Hepatitis C Read more


If the city proceeds with a proposal to open three downtown supervised injection services, lives will be saved. Full stop. Read more

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