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Barbara Kay: Study paints a portrait of Canada as a nation of child abusers

According to the “Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect”, about a third of Canadians are abusers or abused and likely disordered mentally.

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Alone v Lonely

Posted April 21, 2014 by Sara

The tans are starting to fade and the memories of swim up bars and mimosas for breakfast are fading into swim classes and work schedules.  We’re leaving Jamaica behind us but taking the learnings from it. The big learning for […]

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Shame And Blame Has No Role In Addressing Obesity

Posted April 16, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As a regular reader you will be well aware of my recent excursions into the use of comedy to promote a better public understanding of obesity. A very different (and I dare say more scientific) approach to harnessing the performing arts to promote a discourse on obesity is that taken by Sara Kirk and colleagues, […]

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Reserve Your Spot At The Obesity and Mental Health Conference, Toronto, May 14, 2014

Posted April 9, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As a regular reader you may recall a previous conference on obesity and mental health which saw the release of the Toronto Charter on Obesity and Mental Health. A follow up to this conference will be held in Toronto on May 14, 2014. This time the focus is on clinical management of people with mental […]

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Occupying Homelessness?

Posted April 9, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Clearly, I’m no brain surgeon. But if there are homeless people, a civilized culture would find a way to use a progressive tax system to house them. Simple. Homelessness, however, is a magnet for reprobate poor bashers who are too greedy to part with their wealth [massive or otherwise] to solve a problem. But guess what. […]

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Inquest into police shooting deaths of mentally ill to hear closing arguments

Posted January 20, 2014 by The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Closing arguments are expected to begin today at an inquest examining the…

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