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Environmental racism: New study investigates whether Nova Scotia dump boosted cancer rates in nearby Black community

In the 1940s, the town of Shelburne, N.S., became home to a new garbage dump. Residential, industrial and medical waste from throughout eastern Shelburne County was burned at the dump over the decades, leaving nearby residents concerned about health issues.
Jul 08, 2021

Health sociologist Ingrid Waldron named McMaster’s new HOPE Chair in Peace and Health

On July 1, 2021, Ingrid Waldron joins the Faculty of Humanities and the Global Peace and Social Justice program as the new HOPE Chair in Peace and Health. She will also teach in the Faculty’s Gender and Social Justice program.
Jun 04, 2021

President’s Award recognizes dream team tackling breast cancer in racialized women

Together, McMaster researcher Juliet Daniel and community advocate Leila Springer are making a difference in the lives of thousands of racialized women.
Oct 23, 2020