One in 10 women sexually assaulted last year at Canadian post-secondary schools: StatsCan

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:24:56 +0000

Statistics Canada report found the highest number of sexual assault victims were young women, and notes that incidents of sex assault are more prevalent on campuses compared with the general population

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One in 10 women sexually assaulted last year at Canadian postsecondary schools: StatsCan

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:38:28 +0000

The Statistics Canada report found that the highest number of sexual assault victims were young women, and notes that the incidents of sex assault are more prevalent on campuses compared with the general population.

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Santa Ono: Students with mental health challenges need to know they are not alone

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Sat, 05 Sep 2020 02:47:11 +0000

Opinion: Students and their families, whether they live at home or not, can take a few key steps to help reduce the stresses of embarking on their post-secondary education or returning to studies remotely.

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New study compares the mental health of immigrants and refugees with Canadian-born population

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 17:14:12 +0000

Studies have shown that overall, immigrants are found to be healthier upon their arrival to Canada than the Canadian‑born population – a phenomenon refered to as the healthy immigrant effect. However, due to the stress and integration challenges, often, this initial health advantage seems to disappear. A new study released by Statistics Canada and Immigration, […]

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Opinion: We must act now to counter long-term biological effects of COVID-19 stress on kids’ health and development

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:00:38 +0000

It’s not too late to prevent children growing up in the pandemic from becoming casualties. Institutions, educators and scientists can advocate for young people who do not have a voice in policy discussions

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