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Promoting Physical Activity in Ontario


A. Introduction

B. Current Initiatives

i) Canada on the Leading Edge

ii) Getting Ontarians Active

iii) 5 settings for provincial partnerships

C. Local Champions

This feature has been prepared by Nancy Dubois, ALCAP Community Facilitator


Developing an Accessible Organization


A) Introduction

B) Developing an Accessible Organization

C) Questions to Consider

D) Sources of Data and Information

E) Conclusion and Contact Information

F) See OHPE #94.2 for Resources

Collaboration - Working Together for Community Capacity


A. Introduction - Collaboration Frameworks for our work

B. Collaboration Framework - NNCO

C. Collaboration - Factors that make it Work

i) Environment;

ii) Membership;

iii) Process/structure;

iv) Communications;

v) Purpose; resources

D. An Ontario Example - Barrie Civic Renewal Roundtable

This feature has been compiled and edited by Alison Stirling, OPC, 180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1900, Toronto. ON M5G 1Z8. Email

The Emergency Declaration of Homelessness as a National Disaster - The ONE PERCENT SOLUTION


A. Introduction on the One Percent Solution from Toronto Disaster Relief Committee

B. Letter on the Letter Writing Campaign, from Cathy Crowe, R.N.

C. Background on A National Housing Strategy

D. Background on Homelessness

E. How to Write Your Letter

F. Implications for all levels of government as stated in the Golden Report

Smoke-Free Works For All of Us - Smoke-Free Workplaces


- the National Non-Smoking Week campaign for January 18 - 24 1999.

A. Introduction from CTFO

B. Smoke-Free Workplaces - Fact Sheet

i) The Cost of Smoking in the Workplace

ii) Indoor Air Pollution

iii) Legislative Controls in the Workplace

Smoking in the Workplace Act (from SHAF)

iv) Your Worksite Being Smoke-Free on Weedless Wednesday

v) Tips for Buddies for Weedless Wednesday

C. NNSWeek Activities Across the Province

D. References

Mapping Community Information - Using Geographical Info. Systems (GIS)


A. Introduction

What Is GIS & Why Get Involved

B. Visualizing Community Data - Who is Doing What & Why

C. The Issues and Possibilities

D. Getting Started - What Software Groups are Using & Finding Out More



A. Introduction - the framework of population health promotion, settings & priorities

B. A year of Change and Challenge
i) Organizational, Structural and Health System Change
ii) Responding to Crises - Campaigns on Homelessness, Poverty, AIDS, Natural Disasters, Y2K and more
iii) Being Proactive - quality of life, spirituality, heart health, best practices, ethics & evaluation in health promotion

C. What Lies Ahead? Future Features in OHPE

A. The Framework Used For OHPE Features


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