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A webinar on income and food security, two of the social determinants of health


Robert S. Wright, MSW, RSW will introduce the social determinants of health. Mr. Wright is a Social Worker and Sociologist whose 31 year career has spanned the fields of education, child welfare, forensic mental health, trauma, sexual violence, and cultural competence.
Karen Theriault is a Director, Development & Communications at Feed Nova Scotia and will speak on food security as a determinant of health. Food insecurity can be devastating. People who are food insecure are more likely to experience poorer mental and physical health outcomes.

Two speakers from the PEI Working Group for a Livable Income will speak on the second determinant, income. The Working Group formalized its Basic Income Guarantee program in 2013 and called it C-BIG PEI (Campaign for a Basic Income Guarantee PEI).

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Sponsored by the Face of Poverty Consultation
The Face of Poverty Consultation acknowledges that this event is being held in the traditional and unceded lands of the Mi'kmaq.