Public Health

Colonialism and COVID-19: The Effect of Public Health and Anti-maskers on Vulnerable Populations

Kathleen hopes to illuminate the ongoing colonial agenda and its extension into COVID-19 and public health relations. Particularly, she will focus on how anti-mask groups- who refer to themselves as Freedom Fighters have interacted with formal institutions like public health, and vice versa, to create expendable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is Fentanyl Causing a Public Health Crisis in Alberta?

Several hundred people have died from fentanyl overdoses in the past few years and critics have charged that more need to be done to curb that trend.