June Holley’s network weaver website explores the key dynamics in creating healthy communities. June has been weaving economic and community networks for more than 25 years. Her website includes network services, training centre, resources, a blog, and the paper Building Smart Communities through Network Weaving which investigates building sustainable communities through improving their connectivity. http://www.networkweaver.com/index.html. She also talks about weaving people, ideas and projects on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nXbi3xQsSs.
The Health Council of Canada reports on the progress of health care renewal, on the health status of Canadians, and on the health outcomes of our system. For more information about the determinants of health or to download the Health Council of Canada’s report, Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada, visit http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca.
The Alcohol Policy Network website includes information for reducing harm from alcohol through alcohol policies. Its online services are devoted exclusively to Canadian alcohol policy issues. This site is designed to stimulate informed discussion about various aspects of alcohol policy, and to profile prevention efforts and successes of groups across Ontario. http://www.apolnet.ca/Index.html
The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) has a long history of supporting the public health community through resource development and capacity building initiatives. http://www.opha.on.ca/programs/
The Learning through Evidence, Action and Reflection Networks (LEARN) project is a partnership between tobacco control practitioners engaged in the Smoke-Free Ontario strategy and PTCC. The LEARN project’s goal is to cultivate and facilitate knowledge exchange across the province and to enable efficient coordination of capacity building activities.