Follow the link below to listen to guest host Linda Crozier and others in a segment that focuses particularly on children living in poverty:
Clyde Hertzman is Canada Research Chair in Population Health and Human Development at the University of British Columbia. He is also director of the Human Early Learning Partnership. He was is in Vancouver.
Gary Evans is a professor at Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology. His research is focused on how children’s socioemotional and cognitive development is affected by the environment, especially an environment of poverty. Gary Evans was at the Cornell radio studio in Ithaca, New York.
Kerry McCuaig says it’s about time for policy to catch up to the research. She is a research Fellow with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
The rest of today’s show is available at http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2011/12/02/a-special-editon-on-poverty-in-canada/