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Opportunities and Challenges in health promotion with a new Liberal Government

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For the last issue of 2015 we asked organizations and individuals to reflect on the impact the new Liberal Government could have on the health of Canadians.

We invited health promoters and health organizations to send us their thoughts on the following questions: What will the change in government mean to health promotion and public health in Canada?  What are the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead?


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A Provincial Scan of Municipal Alcohol Policies – Quantitative Results

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I Introduction
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

-- Submitted by Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario and Gobinaa Manoharan, Product Development Advisor, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario (former)

The relevance of stages heuristics model to influence the development of healthy public policies

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I Introduction
II Background
III The policymaking process
IV Stages heuristic model
V Issue of relevance
VI Implication: Eight steps for developing healthy public policies workbook

--By Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario  

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Smoking Cessation in Ontario: Increasing Cessation Rates by Increasing Quit Attempts

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I Introduction
II Smoking Cessation in Ontario
III A Population-based Model for Smoking Cessation
IV Opportunities to Increase Quit Attempts in Ontario
V Conclusion
VI References

-- Submitted by Steven Savvaidis, Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)

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Racial Justice Matters: Why Racism is a Public Health Issue

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I Introduction - Canada: A Post-Racial Society?
II Deconstructing Race, Racialization and Racism
III Avenues for Change - Public Health’s Role in Closing the Racial Health Divide
IV Conclusion
V References
VI Resources

--Submitted by Anjum Sultana

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I Introduction - Canada: A Post-Racial Society?

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