Advocacy

Letter from the Editors: October 2015 Federal Election Resources

Contents

I Introduction
II Official Election Site
III The Parties
IV News and Information Sources
V Polling Sites
VI  Issues and Advocacy
VII Events
VIII Hashtags
 

I Introduction

Here is our usual collection of election-related resources for health promoters. This time, we're running the feature a month before the October 19 federal election -- we'll add new items as they arise.

II Official Election Site

From Silence to Attention: A Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
September 22, 2012

FROM SILENCE TO ATTENTION: A Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop

Sponsored by Occupy First Unitarian Congregation

Saturday Sept 22, 2012   -   1-5 p.m.


Do you have an issue that is near and dear to your heart?

Are you keen to make a difference - but not sure what to do?

Are you looking for ways to garner media attention for your side of the story?

Alcohol Policy and FASD Prevention

I Introduction
II Role of public health
III Social marketing campaign
IV Resources

--submitted by Wendy McAllister, BSc, Manager, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus, and Benjamin Rempel, MPH, health promotion field support specialist, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion

I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

Organizations Related to Feature 697

The Health Communication Unit
http://www.thcu.ca/

THCU provides training and support in health communication as well as health promotion planning, evaluation, and policy change.

Berkeley Media Studies Group
http://www.bmsg.org/

BMSG helps public health advocates in media advocacy planning, strategic consultation, training, content analysis and other areas.

The Program Training and Consultation Centre
http://www.ptcc-cfc.on.ca

The Media Network and Supporting Media Advocacy for Healthy Public Policy

Contents

I Introduction
II Conceptual Framework
III The Media Network for a Smoke-Free Ontario
IV Over the Years
V The Media Network for Healthy Eating, Active Living – An Expansion
VI Media Network Staff and Services
VII Conclusion
VIII References

-- Submitted by Matt Drennan-Scace, Media Network, and Steven Savvaidis, PTCC

I Introduction

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