Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
We sorely miss our regular haunts during the coronavirus lockdown not only because we like them but also because a healthy society needs places where people can gather, mix and mingle.
What drives people to garden isn’t the fear of hunger so much as hunger for physical contact – and a longing to engage in work that is real.
Amid emotional devastation and uncertainty, coronavirus is providing the potential for more connectedness, and for radically changing the meanings of community itself.
Co-operatives can and should be key to Canada’s economic rebuilding and rethinking — now and following the COVID-19 pandemic.
My research as a professor of death studies shows how facing up to our own mortality can offer the opportunity to rediscover some positive truths about life.
Their loss affects those in the LGBT community who have the least to lose.
Respondents wanted to look after older generations more than they wanted to focus on post-crisis growth.
Hunger is increasing but community organisations, local government and the food industry are working to fill the gap.
How many happy gamblers, jobs and profits does it take to make up for the suicides, bankruptcies and domestic violence? Regulators must make cost-benefit guesstimates when considering applications.
‘Mutual aid’ groups are springing up all over. It’s a concept first described by Peter Kropotkin in the 19th century.
Thousands of community groups have sprung up around the world to help us stay together while we’re apart.
As people social distance, a new social life and community can be found online.
Active learning brings new knowledge to children and to their community.
Disasters and times of crisis bring out the best in most of us. Despite the media focus on initial panic at the COVID-19 pandemic, we are are starting to see a more heartening community response.
Haji-Daoud Nabi was a lifelong friend, who helped inspire my research in Afghanistan on how violent events shape people’s sense of community. I never thought my work would one day apply at home in NZ.
Despite what you might see on the news, many of Iran’s young people are far from rebellious. Instead, they have dealt with dwindling job prospects by conforming to a strict code of morality.
Australia can learn from how India used community hubs to bridge the gap between government and local communities in the challenging years of reconstruction.
We need to tackle individualism to tackle climate change.