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Work and the health of Canadians

J. Paul Grayson

Work and the health of Canadians

a report based on the general social survey, 1991.

by J. Paul Grayson

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Published by Institute for Social Research, York University in [North York, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employee fringe benefits -- Canada -- Public opinion,
  • Health surveys -- Canada.,
  • Industrial hygiene -- Canada -- Public opinion,
  • Industrial safety -- Canada -- Public opinion,
  • Social surveys -- Canada.,
  • Work environment -- Canada -- Public opinion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Institute for Social Research
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA407.5.C2 G74 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 l. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16637032M
    ISBN 101550142011

    As Canada celebrates the th anniversary of Confederation, most Canadians are proud of the health of Canada’s population. Compared to other countries, Canada is faring well; Canadians are living longer than ever before. However, there are multiple ways that Canadians can aim to become healthier on a day-to-day basis. In physiology and Medicine, Canada produced 5 Nobel laureates so far. Canada has established infrastructure for advanced medical research. Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded healthcare system. Canada's health care system is a group of socialized health insurance plans that provides coverage to all Canadian citizens.

      Canadian authorities to reopen schools, facilitating COVID spread By Laurent Lafrance 18 August With the full support of Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberal . Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day. Here are 17 Canadian books that deal with mental health. Jesse Thistle has earned many honours for his work in academia, including the Governor General.

    There are fourteen jurisdictions in Canada - one federal, ten provincial and three territorial each having its own occupational health and safety legislation. For most people in Canada, the agency that you would contact is the provincial or territorial agency in the area where you work. There are some exceptions to . The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) believes Canada spent approximately $ billion on health care in That’s per cent of Canada’s entire GDP and $6, for every.


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