Thinking and Speaking Differently: Reframing Health Equity

The Walter Gordon Symposium is an annual conference co-hosted by the School of Public Policy and Governance and Massey College. In the lead up to the 2015 Walter Gordon Symposium, students, speakers, faculty, and community members are invited to share their reflections on the theme of ‘Confronting Complexity’ in Canadian society. ​This year’s conference will take place on March…

Opinion: Why We Need to Talk About Paediatric Palliative Care

Andrea Bracaglia Over the last several weeks, after surveying friends and colleagues on the topic of paediatric palliative care, I learned that, by and large, it was unheard of. Despite approximately 50,000 children dying each year in Canada from a wide range of illnesses, including cancer and various neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases, paediatric palliative care…