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Letter from the Editors: Resources for Ontario's 2010 Municipal Elections

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I Introduction
II Resources

-- compiled by the OHPE Editorial and Management Team

I Introduction

Ontario's municipal elections are being held on October 25.  Below,  we present a round up of municipal election resources that have come to our attention.  We would like to add to this list, so please let us know about any sites that you have found useful, particularly if the resource is geared towards health promotion practitioners.

II Resources

Online Resources Related to Feature 678

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The People’s Food Policy Project
http://peoplesfoodpolicy.ca/home

The People’s Food Policy Project website includes information about the project, resources and a mailing list. The ten themed policy discussion papers are available at http://www.peoplesfoodpolicy.ca/DP. The detailed Kitchen Table Talk participation guide is available at http://peoplesfoodpolicy.ca/hostktt.

The People’s Food Policy Project--Health Promotion in Action

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I Introduction
II What is the People’s Food Policy Project?
III Why the People’s Food Policy?
V Food Sovereignty – A Way Forward
VI Health Promotion – Enabling Citizens to shape Programs and Policy
VII Citizen Engagement – Theory and Tools for Increasing Citizen Control
VIII The People’s Food Policy Project – Citizens Engaging Citizens in Policy Development
IX Conclusion

Taking Action Into Their Own Hands: People for Education as an Exemplar of Community-Led Advocacy

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I Introduction

II First Steps

III The Tracking Studies

IV Information

V Communication

VI Action

VII Challenges



-- written by Karen Woods, Master's student in the Exercise Sciences, Behavioural Stream, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, and research assistant for the Physical Activity Research Program, Department of Public Health Sciences (http://www.phs.utoronto.ca/activeyouth), with additional material from Annie Kidder, People for Education. Karen's research interests include health behaviour, particularly physical activity, among youth and school health.



If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to [email protected]. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in our submission guidelines (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/submit.html).

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