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Putting a roof over inadequate housing: Home Safe Toronto Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

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two small girls-2 Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Royal Theatre, 608 College Street, Toronto ON

  • Free admission - doors open at 6:30 p.m.
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Please join us to watch inspiring clips from the SkyWorks documentary Home Safe Toronto which delves into the lives of some of Toronto's families who are struggling to keep a roof over their heads, put food on their plates, and stay healthy.

Following the film segments, take part in an interactive discussion with researchers about the evidence on inadequate housing, health outcomes, and food insecurity and hear from participants featured in the film.

Moderator

Mr. Michael Shapcott
Director, Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute

Speakers

Dr. Stephen Hwang

Research Scientist, St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Valerie Tarasuk

Professor, University of Toronto

Ms. Colleen Richards

Participant, Home Safe Toronto

Ms. Rene Adams

Participant, Home Safe Toronto


This event is hosted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Population and Public Health in partnership with SkyWorks Charitable Foundation.

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 11 September 2012 14:33 )  

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