The hopes that Mark Chipman and David Thompson had four years ago when they bought the Atlanta Thrashers and moved them to Winnipeg have paid off big time.
An iconic Winnipeg neighbourhood steeped in history, struggles through adversity to flourish once again, thanks to generosity and vision of donors, and a community focused on working together.
“The last memory he had of a bike is of the one that transported him to a hospital when his leg was blown off at the age of ten.”
When I used to get my Hydro bill in Ontario, very often my first thought was, “Boy, I could sure use a drink!”
Long running Canadian farm marketing institution now just a memory.
The link between health and income is solid and consistent — almost every major condition, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and mental illness, occurs more often and has worse outcomes among people who live at lower income.
Research shows the ‘wealthier are healthier’, as the World Health Organization has declared poverty the single largest determinant of health.
Even before the first pitch was thrown, an eye-popping record was set with the average annual salary reaching above $4 million dollars for the first time.
Income and its distribution, education, employment, housing, food security and the wider environment have far greater impact on health outcomes than health care.
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