Issues, Active Living/Physical Activity, Food/Nutrition, Sexuality/Reproductive Health, Injury Prevention, Smoking/Tobacco, Substance Use/Abuse, Quality of Life, AIDS/HIV, Heart Disease, Cancer, Mental Health, Diseases/Conditions, Violence Prevention

Organizations Related to Feature 742

National Abortion Federation

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF currently offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Canadians for Choice

Access to Abortion Services in Ontario


I Background
II Key Messages about Abortion Services in Ontario
III Collaborating to Improve Abortion Services in Ontario
IV Ongoing efforts to support accessibility
V Conclusions

Alberta Centre for Active Living December WellSpring: Listening to People with Diabetes

Listening to People with Diabetes: Findings from a Consensus Conference

This article presents the methodology and recommendations from a consensus conference hosted in May 2011 by the Physical Activity and Nutrition for Diabetes in Alberta (PANDA) research project. The goal of the conference was to create physical activity and nutrition recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes. 

What’s in This Article for You?

Video Conference: Health Literacy in Diabetes Practice

14 locations across Ontario
December 1, 2011

Conference Partners:  Frontier College, Canadian Diabetes Association and Literacy Link South Central

Speaker:  Dr. Linda Shohet - The Centre for Literacy

Date:  Thursday December 1st, 2011

Time:  1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Locations and registration:

Conference Topics Include:

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 730

SMARTRISK is a national charity dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Our main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury.

No Regrets is a peer-led, school-based program that trains staff advisers and student leaders to raise awareness and implement injury prevention activities and events in their schools.

Parental Influence Over Teen Risk-taking


I Introduction
II Adolescence: a risky time
III Parental monitoring: do you know where your children are?
IV How can parents encourage their teens to share?
V Do as I say, not as I do
VII Conclusions

--submitted by Kathy Blair, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre and SMARTRISK

I Introduction

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention 2011 National Conference New Conversations on Suicidality

Vancouver, British Columbia
October 3-5, 2011

October 3 - 5, 2011
The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites
1763 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC

Online Resources Related to Feature 723

Alcohol Policy Network’s online services are devoted to Canadian alcohol policy issues. The site includes information packs, laws and polices, resources, and a listserv:

Alcohol and Community-based Violence: A Systematic Review is available on the APN site at

From Evidence to Action: Reducing Harm from Alcohol and Community-based Violence


I Overview
II Introduction
III The Cost of Violence
IV Alcohol Consumption and Community-based Violence
V Presenting the Evidence
VI Policy Options for Prevention
VIII The Role of Public Health

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