A Healthy Rural Communities symposium will be held on October 3rd & 4th, 2013 in the village of Minden, Ontario, located in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands. The symposium will be co-hosted by the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition and the Haliburton Communities in Action Committee.
Online tools to support and structure your search for research evidence!
Searching online for research evidence is an acquired skill. The 6S Pyramid (hierarchy of synthesized evidence) saves you time and ensures you will find the most synthesized evidence available to answer your public health questions.
The Ontario Public Health Association’s 2013-14 membership drive is now underway! It’s not too late to join and gain exclusive access to valuable information developed by subject-matter experts, as well as a platform to exchange ideas and share opportunities with other members. Don’t delay: an administration late fee will be applied to membership fees as of July 1st, 2013!
Right now, OPHA membership is only $150 per year ($85 for students and retirees and $100 for members who belong to a Constituent Society), and it provides many valuable benefits:
The TFPC is pleased to release a new report today, “Municipal Food Policy Entrepreneurs: A preliminary analysis of how Canadian cities and regional districts are involved in food systems change,” in collaboration with the Vancouver Food Policy Council and the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute.
Dietetic Student Advocacy's mission is to use a collective voice to increase the training capacity of nutrition students in Ontario. In turn, this can increase the capacity of the dietetic profession to become leaders in diverse areas of practice which will benefit the health of Ontarians.
To accomplish our goal, we take part in positive advocacy and collaboration with all dietetic stakeholders. Our supporters include students, dietetic interns, and seasoned dietitians.
In May, Green Communities Canada launched WALK Friendly Ontario, a designation program that recognizes municipal excellence in walkability. By awarding Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum designations to towns and cities from across Ontario, WALK Friendly Ontario will stimulate action to make communities safer and more enjoyable places to walk.