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Youth 13-19

Health Promotion in Northern Ontario


A. Introduction - News Briefs from the Keeping HP on Public Agenda forums

B. Thunder Bay & District

1. Women's Health Fair

2. Breast Health Activities

3. Working Towards A Smoke-Free Thunder Bay

4. Feeding Children - Thunder Bay Coalition Against Poverty

5. Community Kitchens

6. Health & Safety survey by Statistics Canada

C. Northwestern Ontario

1. Men's Health in Northwestern Ontario

2. Rainy River Safety Coalition

D. Timmins

Withdrawal Management Services

Diabetes Information Service

Peer Helper Initiatives for Out-of-the-Mainstream Youth: A Report and Compendium


Type of Resource: Report
Source: Peer Resource Network and Health Canada 1996
Author: Carr, Rey

Every BODY Is A Somebody


[Ed:  updated as of September 2011, as per the BICP: "The Body Image Coalition of Peel has disbanded.  Their website at is no longer active.  Please remove any links to their site...their resource Every BODY Is A no longer available for sale. Please note: Plans are underway to put an electronic version of this manual online at the Region of Peel, but it is not yet available.  If you are interested in accessing this, please check back with us in a few months."]

Media Literacy


OHPE Bulletin #37.1 January 16, 1998

A. What is Media Literacy? Why is it Important

B. A Brief History of Media Literacy in Canada

C. Media Literacy Organizations & Web-sites

1. Media Awareness Network

2. MediaWatch Canada

3. The Jesuit Communication Project

4. Assoc. for Media Literacy (Ontario)

5. Alliance for Children & Television (ACT)

6. Adbusters

7. Regional Activities - Media Aware of Barrie

8. U.S. - Media Literacy Online Project (UOregon)

This feature has been compiled and prepared by Suzanne Schwenger of the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse. Suzanne notes that she was particularly inspired by the presentation of Media Aware Barrie at last week's Best Start conference in Toronto. She then researched the great variety of organizations and their web-sites to prepare this special feature. We are grateful for her many comprehensive and timely contributions to the Ontario Health Promotion Email Bulletin.


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