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New Report--Unequal City: The Hidden Divide Among Toronto’s Children and Youth, CAS and Partners

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CAS Toronto and partners have released a report called “Unequal City: The Hidden Divide Among Toronto’s Children and Youth.”

The report shows that Toronto remains the child poverty capital of Canada, that racialized children in the Toronto area are twice as likely to be living in poverty as non-racialized children, and that fully 84% of Indigenous families in Toronto are living in poverty.

New Resource--Evidence-based Canadian tool for Self-Evaluation within Multi-Sectoral Partnerships, Health Nexus

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Health Nexus is pleased to announce the publication of the English version of the Self-Evaluation Tool for Action in Partnership (Health Nexus, 2017). This is a full translation and adaptation of the Outil diagnostique de l’action en partenariat originally published in 2008 by Direction de santé publique de l’Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal.

New Report--Perceptions of Youth Health in Waterloo Region, Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services

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Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services (Public Health) conducted focus groups with youth from across Waterloo Region in order to better understand youth’s attitudes, perceptions and experiences related to the following six health topics:

New Report--Perceptions of Youth Health in Waterloo Region, Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services

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Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services (Public Health) conducted focus groups with youth from across Waterloo Region in order to better understand youth’s attitudes, perceptions and experiences related to the following six health topics:

News from the Healthy Aboriginal Network

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Comic book sale

We need to reduce inventory before year-end and so we are putting all our books (except Lost Innocence) on sale for half price for all quantities under 40, but just until the end of November. You can find the books at https://thehealthyaboriginal.net/ and pricing/ordering instructions at https://thehealthyaboriginal.net/order/. Please feel free to mix and match titles.
 
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) poster series

New Report--Loop Annual Report, Fall Prevention Community of Practice

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The Fall Prevention Community of Practice (CoP) is a community of practitioners, program planners, researchers, policy planners, and others who have an interest, and work, in the area of fall prevention for older adults. The CoP’s online communication platform is called Loop and can be found at www.fallsloop.com.
 
Loop has released its second year report that provides a snapshot of Loop’s members and how they use Loop’s services.
 

New Resource--Nibi Giinwiindawan (We Are Water) Curriculum, Curve Lake First Nation, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Nourish Project, and Healthy Kids Community Challenge

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Nibi Giinwiindawan (We Are Water) is a 5 module curriculum for communities/schools/youth programs interested in creating dialogue and discussion around human relationship with water. Combining western and traditional methodologies, the fusion of knowledge will cultivate water ambassadors, youth with a renewed passion for advocating for our life source and teaching those around them on the benefits and sacredness of water.

New Report--Towards a Healthier Canada: 2017 Progress Report on Advancing the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Framework on Healthy Weights, Pan-Canadian Public Health Network

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We are pleased to inform you that, at their meeting on October 20, 2017, Federal, Provincial and Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers of Health and Healthy Living endorsed and released the 2017 e-Report on Healthy Weights. The joint Ministerial Message with the F/P/T Ministers responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (SPAR) continues to demonstrate shared leadership on promoting healthier living.

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