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As drug overdoses soar in Toronto, some experts question what role, if any, police should play in a public health crisis.
In many Toronto highrises, nearly half the residents are seniors. The way we age in this city is changing — can services keep up?
In a corner of the city where many have fallen through the cracks, a team of health care providers is exploring ways to reestablish trust.
For immigrant women in communities like St James Town, help arrives in a 31-foot Winnebago.
In Toronto hospitals, nurses are being asked to do far more than treat physical injuries. Providing that care can take a toll.
The health care system depends on the work of family caregivers, even when they're elderly and may need care themselves.
Black Torontonians face a variety of specific health challenges. Racism is one of them.
Victor fixes ruptured pipes and broken heaters. But to those living in supportive housing he’s part therapist, friend, and support worker.
Anna refused to leave the streets for a shelter. As temperatures plunged, I got worried. Then someone stepped in with an unusual solution.
How poverty affects pregnancy in one Toronto community.
A baby boom’s coming to Toronto’s high-rise communities, but are they built for healthy family life?
As Parkdale’s affordable housing crisis turns into a public health crisis, a community organization decides to take over a rooming house.
One percent of the population accounts for a third of health care spending. Can a program for some of Toronto’s neediest change that?
How breaking economic isolation is key to improving mental health for immigrant women.
A simple household nuisance reveals the cracks within our support system for Toronto seniors.
A day at a clinic in Rockcliffe-Smythe that offers health care to anyone who can provide a postal code starting with the letter M.
One 90-year-old grandmother's resolve to remain independent.
What happens to the health of the people left behind?
As a counsellor, Ahmed Haider saw the way lack of meaningful work affected his clients. Then he lost his job.
Every Friday morning elderly residents eagerly await the arrival of Dr. Lim, their unofficial doctor-in-residence.