Poverty, income inequality, and health in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Dr. Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
CSJ Foundation For Research and Education
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an overview of the impact that poverty and income inequality have on the health of Canadians. Argues that increasing poverty goes hand-in-hand with increasing income inequality. States that both poverty and income inequality result from the social and economic policy decisions made by governments that weakened the social safety net. Provides recommendations on how to reduce poverty and income inequality, recommendations that recognize the importance of citizen participation and civic involvement. PDF required to read.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968853986