We frequently hear discussion about the possibility that younger generations are going to be poorer than their parents. Many young adults are in entry jobs at ages when their parents were established and having children. Some claim that the baby boom set itself up with good education, good health insurance, good jobs, good job protection, … More Does Social Policy Support Intergenerational Fairness?
Housing First (originally Pathways to Housing as first implemented and evaluated in New York City) has become an international model for learning about evidence-based practice in social services. It has been implemented and evaluated in many countries, including USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Finland and the list continues to grow. A major HF … More An International Evidence-based Social Service Model: Housing First (HF)
Pharmaceutical costs are taking up an increasing proportion of overall health costs. They pose a serious risk for people without insurance, and an increasing cost to those with it. When medicare was introduced in Canada, medicines provided outside of hospitals were excluded and left to the private insurance market. At that time, they represented only … More Another look at Pharmacare?