Achieving SDGs in the wake of COVID-19: Globally and Nationally

Achieving SDGs in the wake of COVID-19: Globally and Nationally

  The impacts of COVID-19 on global, national, and local systems and citizens have presented challenges with regards to progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At a national level, Canada’s contributions have been highlighted in the

Addressing Poverty – Developments at the Local, Provincial, and Federal Level

  Addressing poverty is a complex challenge requiring both targeted and coordinated action across levels of government, in addition to knowledge to guide and evaluate the interventions that are implemented. Recent developments suggest a shared prioritization of this issue,

Checking the Research to Inform Best Practices: Vaccinating those Experiencing Homelessness

Checking the Research to Inform Best Practices: Vaccinating those Experiencing Homelessness

  The following is not intended to present official guidance of COVID vaccinations. For your local health information in BC, refer to your local health authority. For other regions, please refer to the federal info page on COVID-19.   COVID-19 represents a public health crisis on a scale not seen in most lifetimes. This ongoing […]

Fitting the “Service Box”: Unintended Consequences of Funding and Service Dynamics

  The social support sector in our community – and in countless others – is faced with a daily challenge of stretching a finite and limited amount of essential resources to help as many community members as possible. This emergency response to a sustained crisis requires

The Complex Connections between Homelessness and Health Inequities in BC

The Complex Connections between Homelessness and Health Inequities in BC

  On January 26th, 2021, KHRC’s Dr. John Graham and Dr. Silvina Mema participated in an insightful discussion with other local experts on the intersectionality of homelessness and health inequities, covering a range of implications for researchers, service providers, and the community at large.