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Webinars on New Resource--Creating a Smoke-Free Environment for Your Children, Best Start Resource Centre

November 4 & 12, 2010

The Best Start Resource Centre is pleased to announce the availability of a new video in English titled “Creating a Smoke-Free Environment for Your Children”. This 24-minute video highlights the social impact of second-hand smoke on young families. It contains testimonies of situations related to second-hand smoke experienced by families. Many strategies to reduce the exposure of young children and pregnant women to second-hand smoke are provided. The video can be purchased and downloaded from: Complementary resources, including a facilitator guide, are also available.

Two webinars are planned to help service providers present the video and facilitate a discussion with groups. These training events are free of charge and participants will receive a copy of the video and facilitator guide.

Registration for the webinars is limited to 25 participants each. To register, visit

A French video and complementary material were produced previously and are available at:

Funding for this project was made available through Health Canada.