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Refugee Health Cuts: The Context, The Current Coverage, and The Call to Action

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I Introduction
II The context
III The current coverage
IV The call to action
V Resources

--Submitted by Ritika Goel

I Introduction

What happens when a government decides that instead of protecting and providing for the most marginalized people in the society, it will instead attack and deny services to them? The 2012 cuts to the refugee health program in Canada have been an exercise in determining exactly that.

A Provincial Scan of Municipal Alcohol Policies

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

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

I Introduction

Resources to increase knowledge and support the development of health-enhancing municipal by-laws

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I Introduction
II Overview of Resources for the Development of Municipal By-laws that Support Healthy Choices
III Conclusion
IV Resources
V References

Submitted by Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

RFP--Smoking Cessation Trainers, Cancer Care Ontario, Program Training and Consultation Centre

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Ontario
Deadline provided upon request of the full RFP

The Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC) at Cancer Care Ontario builds the capacities of public health intermediaries working within Ontario’s 36 public health departments to plan and implement evidence-based tobacco control programs. Funded by Public Health Ontario, the centre provides a range of capacity building supports including training programs, technical assistance/ consultation services and knowledge exchange initiatives.

Alcohol Policy in Ontario: The importance of on-going dialogue and discussions

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I Introduction
II Alcohol: No ordinary commodity forum
III Summary
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Ben Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion

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I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

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