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Online Resources Related to Feature 699


At Work

This is awebsite for service providers, to help them assist newcomers. This website is managed by the Ontario Council of Agencies Service Immigrants (OCASI), which also has French and English websites for newcomers: 

Caring for Canada’s Children

Organizations Related to Feature 699


Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children. The Centre provides workshops and conferences, resources, consultations, and subject-specific information.

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2 Implementing Comprehensive School Health


January 14, 2011

Mark your Calendar!
January 14th, 2011 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2
Implementing Comprehensive School Health: An Investment in Learning, Health and Tomorrow's Economy

The second Fireside Chat in the series will provide a detailed overview of 'Comprehensive School Health', and provide 'best practice' examples of successful interventions.

Topics Discussed:

It’s Not Just Gym Anymore



I Introduction
II Report card on physical activity
III Health and physical education
IV How the curriculum was developed
V What’s in the curriculum?
VI The challenge now

--submitted by Chris Markham, Executive Director and C.E.O., (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) Ophea

I Introduction

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre



I About us: How we can support you
II Need help with something? Request a free consultation (by phone or in person) in English or in French
III Learn and develop your skills by attending one of our training events
IV Get the information you need, stay informed, and connect with other service providers
V Access new and updated resources for free (downloadable) or for a minimal cost (print copies)

I About us: How we can support you

HIGH FIVE: Quality at Play


I Introduction: The Issue


III Tools -- Measuring the Quality of Sport and Recreation Programs

IV Training and Resources

V Accreditation

VI Collaboration

VII Who Can Get Involved?

VIII Success Story -- Local Sponsors Bring HIGH FIVE to Fonthill

IX National Roll-Out

By Jennifer Larson, Marketing and Partnership Development Coordinator, HIGH FIVE,

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

Tensions and Possibilities: Forging Better Links Between Family Resource Programs and Child Welfare


I Introduction: The issue

II Project description

III Differences in structure and approach

IV Project findings

V Six areas of concern

VI Ideas for building healthier working relationships:

VII Conclusion

Submitted by Janice MacAulay, FRP Canada,


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