Subseries 2001.8.1.06 - Health Care in Ontario and the Circumpolar North

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Health Care in Ontario and the Circumpolar North

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  • [196-?]-1998, (1983-1991 predominant) (Creation)

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2 m of textual records

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Subseries consists of material related to Weller’s roles on the Advisory Committee for the Health Promotion and Prevention Project of the Ontario Council of Health (1983-1984), the Thunder Bay District Health Council (1983-1988), focus group of The Premier's Council on Health Strategy (1987-1988), board of the Victorian Order of Nurses (1987-1988), the study advisory group on the Study on Health and Social Service Professionals in Northern Ontario (1989-1990). The subseries also contains material involved in Weller’s academic research on healthcare in northern regions, specifically the projects titled "The Politics of Health in the Circumpolar North,” "The Delivery of Health Care to Underserviced Areas,” and "Health Care Delivery in Northern Hinterlands.” It also contains research pertaining to the Canada Health Act of 1984. Material includes documents produced for meetings of the advisory committees and Thunder Bay District Health Council, such as minutes and reports, correspondence, and other material produced by these groups as well as government bodies and scholars in the areas of health policy and circumpolar health.

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  • English
  • French
  • Norwegian

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Part of the Geoffrey R. Weller fonds

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Items are cited in the papers: “The Canada Health Act of 1984 and the Future of the Canadian Health Care System" (1985), “The Politics of Health in the Circumpolar North” (1987), "North American Native Health: A Comparison Between Canada and the United States” (1988), “Health Care Delivery in Northern Hinterlands: Canada, Scandinavia and the United States” (1989), and "The Delivery of Health Care to Underserviced Areas” (1991).

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