Articles by Andy Bayer
By Andy Bayer
August 14, 2013
There is much research outside of my own and Cardus's that suggests churches and faith-based organizations are vital to building social capital and increasing resilience in communities (see Putnam) I wasn't surprised that many of my participants were involved in Hughson Street Baptist Church's programs since I recruited participants from that church's drop-in program (full disclosure: I attend Hughson Street Baptist Church)
July 5, 2013
When the northern Ontario Aboriginal community of Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency in 2011 because its houses were falling apart, it was analogous to the social state of emergency that exists on many Aboriginal reserves However, a recent report by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Developmen...