Resources, Internet, Organization, Print, Other

Online Resources Related to Feature 714

Smoking and the Bottom Line: Updating the Costs of Smoking in the Workplace outlines the costs of tobacco use to employers and makes the business case for helping employees quit. Developed by the Conference Board of Canada.

Building on our Gains, Taking Action Now:  Ontario’s Tobacco Control Strategy for 2011 – 2016. Report from the Tobacco Strategy Advisory Group.  October 2010.

Online Resources Related to Feature 713

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.  She also talks about weaving people, ideas and projects on YouTube at

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 711

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

Online Resources Related to Feature 709

Resources for Public Health Professionals

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.

Teleconference Material

Online Resources Related to Feature 708

25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction

The network's website includes research and resources, publications, poverty in the media and e-bulletins.

Campaign 2000

Print Resources Related to Feature 708

Raphael, D. (ed.) (2009). Social determinants of health: Canadian perspectives, 2nd edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Raphael, D. (2007). Poverty and policy in Canada: Implications for health and quality of life. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Wilkinson, R and Pickett, K (2009). The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better. Bloomsbury Press. (Related website: The Equality Trust,

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 706

The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) has a long history of supporting the public health community through resource development and capacity building initiatives.

The Towards Evidence-Informed Practice (TEIP) program is available at All tools are available at

Organizations and Programs Related to Feature 705

Program Training and Consultation Centre

The Program Training and Consultation Centre offers many downloadable resources on tobacco and second-hand smoke.

Online Resources Related to Feature 701

LEARN Project

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.

CPSquare: the community of practice on communities of practice

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