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Online Resources Related to Feature 693

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance Resources

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) is dedicated to improving the health of all Ontarians. The Alliance envisions communities where population and individual health are supported by healthy societal conditions, public policies, and personal behaviours.  OCDPA resources include:

Addressing Healthier Living Conditions in your Community

Contents

I A Preventable Disease in Ontario
II Healthier Living is Key to Healthier Ontarians
III Addressing Healthier Living Conditions through Collective Action
IV Why these Messages?
V How to Use the Supporting Documents

-- Submitted by Hoi Ki Ding and Nousheen Kanji

I A Preventable Disease in Ontario

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2 Implementing Comprehensive School Health

Online
January 14, 2011

Mark your Calendar!
January 14th, 2011 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2
Implementing Comprehensive School Health: An Investment in Learning, Health and Tomorrow's Economy

The second Fireside Chat in the series will provide a detailed overview of 'Comprehensive School Health', and provide 'best practice' examples of successful interventions.

Topics Discussed:

Toronto District School Board Equity in Education Community Forum

Toronto, Ontario
December 11, 2010

Toronto District School Board Equity in Education Community Forum

The Toronto District School Board is committed to creating equitable and inclusive schools that reflect our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity for all. We work to accommodate the needs of all students and remove barriers to their achievement.

Organizations and Programs Related to Feature 687

Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign
http://www.grandmotherscampaign.org

Building international solidarity in the fight to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa: Grandmothers lead the way. Information about the campaign, local groups, national activities including the Caravan, and how to get involved at their website.

Stephen Lewis Foundation
http://www.stephenlewisfoundation.org

Building international solidarity in the fight to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa: Grandmothers lead the way

Contents

I Introduction
II Grand hopes from two shores
III An intergenerational appeal
IV Conclusion

-- submitted by Peggy Edwards

Ontario Arts Council’s Artist in Residence (Health): Journeys to Health, One Video at a Time

Contents

I Introduction
II Artist in Residence (Health) pilot program
III Art and health
IV Complementing existing programs and services
V Keys to a successful partnership

--submitted by Howard Shrier with contributions by Geneviève Vallerand and Jennifer LaFontaine

Parks and Recreation Benefits Databank

Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) in partnership with the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association is pleased to announce that the new Benefits DataBank (formerly the Benefits Catalogue) is now available online at:

http://benefits.acecommunities.ca/

This living resource summarizes more than 700 pieces of  evidence that recreation and parks services really do make a difference.  Validation is provided for 49 benefits or outcome statements organized around the eight marketing messages listed below.

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