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Beauty Ideals and Body Image in a Multicultural-Multifaith Society

We are surrounded and bombarded by media of all kinds every day, so it is essential that we empower ourselves to consume media critically and intelligently.

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#Healthcare4All – Medicare Helps Canadian Families

This Canada Day, I am endlessly thankful to be free of the heavy burden of medical debt. This Canada Day, I am joyful to have disposable income to spend on friends and family instead of fevers and fractures.

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#Healthcare4All – Get Involved: It’s Good for Your Health!

If you’re already aware of the attack on Canada’s health care system, you may be wondering how you can help out with the cause. We’ve got a few great suggestions for how you can make a difference and get this important issue the attention it deserves!

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#Healthcare4All – Canadian Health Heroes

Canada’s health service was integral to my sister’s recovery! Today she is on the cusp of becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in order to further the endeavours of Canadian healthcare development. She is my inspiration and role model, and I am incredibly grateful to have her in my life.

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The Necessity of (milk)Weeds

Our need to increase productivity in agriculture to account for the amount of human mouths to feed should aim to avoid impacting the natural movement of this species, or any species for that matter.

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A Point of Pride

Canada’s free healthcare has always been a point of pride for many Canadians. But this one legal battle could change all that.

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Is medical crowdfunding “healthy”?

My ultimate curiosity is this: If people are willing to shell out $30 million USD in crowdfunding for those who need help with their medical needs, why is the concept of tax-funded, socialized healthcare so inconceivable in the US? Is there too much of a disconnect between taxation and donation?

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Film Screening in Support of Check Your Head

Check Your Head is thrilled to be partnering with Reel Causes for a screening of the award-winning and thought-provoking film: William and the Windmill! Proceeds from this event support Check Your Head’s programs.

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Volunteer Opportunity – Health Care Outreach Team

There are many questions about what’s best for Canada’s health care system, yet there is little youth-accessible information on this issue. As part of our new social media team, you can help change that by developing online content – created for youth, by youth – that provides a critical youth perspective on the future of health care.

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It’s Not All About the Bottom Line

There is nothing wrong with wanting to have financial success… However, I argue that such a goal cannot be achieved in the long-run without simultaneously considering the “profitability” of the environment in which the company is situated as well. The financial profitability of a company cannot be healthy while everything around it is being exploited.