Johanna Lewis is a former Researcher at Cardus. She is a graduate of Redeemer University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Honours International Relations, and the Laurentian Leadership Centre.
Bio last updated November 9th, 2022.
Articles by Johanna Lewis
Working Out Well-being
By Johanna Lewis
May 1, 2020
Losing a job is about more than a loss of income, because work is about more than money, writes Cardus researcher Johanna Wolfert. Governments must keep the non-monetary aspects of work in mind as they try to support those rendered jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many of the unemployment studies we review in our report on the non-financial aspects of work examine populations experiencing forced mass layoffs, often in the form of plant closures—situations closely resembling the present crisis The list of negative physical health impacts linked to job loss and unemployment is long and varied
Hope on the COVID-19 Front Lines
March 25, 2020
Pam Mulder, a registered nurse at a long-term care home in Ontario, tells Cardus’ Johanna Wolfert how small acts of courage and optimism keep fear at bay for staff and patients.
When I left work last Wednesday, staff members were scared that if the virus came into the home, staff would not be able to return to their own homes and would have to stay at work, away from their families Last Wednesday (March 18), a survey was sent to all staff inquiring whether we would be able ...
Pomp and Perspective
July 4, 2019
While Johanna Wolfert’s participation in her own graduation ceremony didn’t mark her mind as something extraordinary, placing herself in the shoes of her younger sibling walking across the stage gained her a new perspective on the faithfulness of God.
Flash forward four weeks, and I’m at another graduation, this time for a younger sibling wrapping up four years of high school Watching the freshly minted grads file across the stage to collect their diplomas, I couldn’t help but look back not only four weeks to my university graduation, but also fo...