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Two Articles: Engaging communities in the design and use of their streets and Sexual health promotion for youth through telemedicine


Engaging communities in the design and use of their streets


I Introduction
II Turning transportation infrastructure into social infrastructure
III Small-scale changes, big health impact
IV Challenges and solutions
V Concluding thoughts
VI Resources            
VII References

--Submitted by Nadha Hassen

I Introduction

WALK Friendly Ontario - Apply Now!


The application for designation as a WALK Friendly Community will remain open until September 30th 2014. Communities wishing to apply should click on the “Apply” tab at, and follow the instructions to log in and create an account.

WALK Friendly Ontario is a recognition program that encourages municipalities to create and improve spaces and places to walk by awarding Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum designations.

Workshop: Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes


Winnipeg, Manitoba / Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 13-15, 2014 / June 2-4, 2014

I would like to invite you to take part in Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes, an interactive, three-day workshop designed for leaders who want to discover how to capture, understand, and measure community outcomes and the impact of change initiatives on communities. This workshop will be co-led by Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj, in two different locations in 2014: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Count Me In!


I Introduction

II The Challenge of Defining Inclusion in Canada

III A Participatory Approach to the Challenge

IV The Definition of Inclusion

V The Framework for Inclusion

VI The Social Marketing Campaign

VII The Primer and Worksheets

VIII Next Steps

IX Conclusion

X References

--written by Michael Fay, with research by Betty Burcher, Krissa Fay, and Cathy Turl. Michael Fay is the coordinator of the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse's inclusion and health project, Count Me In!

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