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Is Canada is defaulting on its generational debt? Read Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial to learn more.

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families Vancouver Sun editorial, entilted Canada is defaulting on its generational debt, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


We have met the enemy and he is us

Paul Kershaw examines the inconsistencies of Canadians with regards to political rhetoric and social policy priorities in his latest New Deal for Families editorial.  Entitled “We have met the enemy and he is us,” is now available on the Vancouver Sun website.

To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


"Quebec students invite generational conversation," Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial, is now online

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families Vancouver Sun editorial, entilted Quebec students invite generational conversation, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


Three new B.C. business leader videos now online

Learn why Yuri Fulmer, CEO of FDC Capital, Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board of Trade, and Tamara Vrooman, CEO of Vancity Credit Union, are concerned about work life conflict among parents with young children. The latest New Deal videos outline why businesses need to pay attention to the new realities of families and why they should support government policies that support families with young children. These themes are central in Paul Kershaw's research concerning family policy and his New Deal for Families policy recommendations. Visit Dr. Kershaw’s A New Deal for Canadian Families blog to learn more about his research, including Generation Squeeze and his family policy recommendations.


"Canadian taxes not as high as you may think," Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial, is now online

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families Vancouver Sun editorial, entilted Canadian taxes not as high as you may think, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


Latest B.C. business leader video now online

Debi Hewson, CEO of Odlum Brown, explains why she believes business leaders must marry their corporate values with their family values.

This is the second of five videos outlining why provincial business leaders have become concerned about work life conflict among parents with young children. This theme is central in Paul Kershaw's research concerning family policy and his New Deal for Families policy recommendations.

Visit Dr. Kershaw’s A New Deal for Canadian Families blog to learn more about his research, including Generation Squeeze and his family policy recommendations.


Latest New Deal for Families editorial, Surrey Board of Trade befriends 'Gen Squeeze', now online

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families Vancouver Sun editorial, entilted Surrey Board of Trade befriends 'Gen Squeeze', is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


New B.C business leaders video series launched

Warren Beach, CFO of Sierra Systems, is interviewed in the first of five videos outlining why provincial business leaders have become concerned about work life conflict among parents with young children. This theme is central in Paul Kershaw's research concerning family policy and his New Deal for Families policy recommendations.

Mr. Beach provided a third party perspective to Dr. Kershaw's research and analysis. His video interview explains why he got involved with Dr. Kershaw's research and how substantial the costs of absenteeism, turnover and employee health really are to businesses across the British Columbia.

In addition, Debi Hewson, CEO Odlum Brown, Yuri Fulmer, CEO FDC Capital, and Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board of Trade, are briefly interviewed. Watch for their videos regarding the effects of parental work life conflict on B.C. businesses to be posted soon. 

Visit Dr. Kershaw’s A New Deal for Canadian Families blog to learn more about his research including Generation Squeeze and his family policy recommendations.


Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial now online

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families editorial, entilted Where’s the Family Party?: A tonic for democracy, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


What does it mean to go green?: UBC Dialogues

Sustainable living. The media tells us it’s the only way to guarantee the planet’s future. Governments offer us incentives to make “green” choices. Businesses are marketing “Earth-friendly” products and services with ever-greater frequency. But what does all of this mean? How can we ensure the decisions we make about what to eat and drive, or how to live and renovate our homes, are really the best ones for our planet?

Panelists include Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor at HELP, Jane Lister, Katherine White and Tracy Lydiatt.

Attend this UBC Dialogues session on Thursday, March 1st for a provocative dialogue about sustainable living. Admission is free and guests are welcome, but advance registration is required. More Information and Registration

Event Details

When: March 1, 2012, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Where:
Evergreen Cultural Centre, Studio Theatre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC


Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial now online

Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families editorial, entilted Opinion: Women shortchanged in retirement, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


Paul Kershaw's latest New Deal for Families editorial now online


Paul Kershaw’s latest New Deal for Families editorial, entilted Is it really un-Canadian to cap spending on medical care?, is now available. To learn more about A New Deal for Families, please visit Paul's A Canada That Works for All Generations blog.


2011 Fall Research Exposition Event Summary

Thank you for participating in HELP’s Fall Research Exposition: 10 Years of Insight - Connecting the Dots. The day was a great success. This page is intended to provide you with access to resources that will help you continue this important work in your own community. Please click here for a PDF of the agenda from this event.

Video Recordings

The 'Cell to Society' Approach to Early Child Development

Dr. Clyde Hertzman, Director, HELP

What the Genes Remember: The New Epigenetics of Early Life

Dr. W. Thomas Boyce, Professor, HELP and CCCHR

Does Canada Work for All Generations?

Dr. Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, CFIS, HELP

International Dialogue (Session 1): How to Put Research into Action in Communities

Dr. Joan Lombardi, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Inter-Departmental Liaison for Early Childhood Development, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Anne Hanning, Indigenous Researcher and National Coordinator, Australian Early Development Index
Tracy Smyth, Community Facilitator, Alberni Valley Make Children First Network

Posters

Dr. Jennifer E.V. Lloyd
Early experiences matter: Lasting effect of concentrated disadvantage on children’s language and cognitive outcomes (PDF)

Dr. Brenda Poon and the Early Childhood Screening Research and Evaluation Unit
Early Childhood Screening Research and Evaluation (PDF ...

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Paul Kershaw on Studio 4

Paul Kershaw speaks with Studio 4 host Fanny Kiefer about the growing challenges for young families. He is one of Canada's leading thinkers about family policy, receiving two national prizes from the Canadian Political Science Association for his research.


Three new HELP videos


Watch the three new short videos of Clyde Hertzman, Tom Boyce and Paul Kershaw discussing their work and its importance.

Dr. Hertzman presents HELP's cell to society research model used to explore early childhood development. Dr. Boyce discusses how the stresses and adversities of growing up in socio-economically disadvantaged environments get inside us and affect the biology that determines lifelong metal and physical illness. Finally, Dr. Kershaw explains why it is in everyone's interest to shape public policy to support young families with children.

Clyde Hertzman

Tom Boyce

Paul Kershaw


Paul Kershaw’s latest Think Like a Beaver editorial

Paul Kershaw’s latest Think Like a Beaver editorial is now available. To read, please click here.


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