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Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas.
Saskatoon Health Equity Impact Assessment
December 13, 2016
Developed jointly by the Saskatoon Health Region and Upstream, this report applies a health equity lens to the City of Saskatoon's Growth Plan to Half a Million.
Saskatoon Health Region
Food self-sustainability is both possible and necessary
March 15, 2016
As exporters like California struggle to maintain production in the face of climate change, Canada must aim to improve our own self-sufficiency.
We must address Canada's Indigenous suicide epidemic
March 1, 2016
Our lives are intimately bound to the historical relationships between what we've come to know as Canada, the state of colonialism, and Indigenous nations.
Food bank stats don't tell the story of food insecurity
February 24, 2016
'Food insecurity' refers to the inadequate access to food because of financial constraints -- and it's a larger problem in Canada than most realize.
Food Banks Canada
Choosing the better story
February 5, 2016
Acclaimed Canadian author Yann Martel released a new novel: The High Mountains of Portugal. He sat down with Upstream to discuss his book, the importance of story, and his hopes for Canada's future.
the High Mountains of Portugal
Investment in education is preventative medicine
December 14, 2015
In most developed parts of the world, education is considered an investment -- not an expense.
Canadian inequality grows with health-care spending
November 20, 2015
Inequality in health is a reality in Canada, even though our health-care system is widely accessible.
Canadian health care system
Action-driven education can make stronger, healthier citizens
November 18, 2015
What's your philosophy of education?
Canadian health care
health and wellness
No room for shaming in public health system
March 12, 2014
Nova Scotia's Health Minister Leo Glavine floated the idea that people should have to demonstrate healthy lifestyles before accessing our health-care system. Here's why such an idea will fail.
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