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Healthy Canada by design

This resource lets you learn how public health can work more closely with community planners, developers and other stakeholders to ensure that planning and development issues are looked at through a health lens.

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Active transportation policy case studies

Based on the findings of a multiple case study, these infographics provide an overview of the policy development process and how it relates to active transportation policies in three Canadian municipalities.

Dr. David Mowat

Interview with Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health

“We have engineered physical activity out of our daily lives,” says Dr. David Mowat. In this video he discusses how urban planning is a health issue and what we can do to address it.

 
 
Dr. Scott Wooder

Interview with Dr. Scott Wooder, President, Ontario Medical Association

“Active transportation has tremendous health benefits,” says Dr. Scott Wooder. In this video, he discusses how active transportation is really about health-care savings.

Jennifer Keesmaat

Interview with Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto

“We can create a direct line between active transportation and our health,” says Jennifer Keesmaat. In this video, she discusses costs in terms of infrastructure investments.

Population Health Report

Where the cancer fight strikes closest to home

A new landmark report, Population Health in Canada’s Largest Cities, assesses differences in the cancer risks of populations in Canada’s largest cities. Led by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the report finds that western municipalities overall have healthier lifestyles than their eastern counterparts, and better cancer risk profiles as a result.

 
 
Chief Stan Beardy

Early Detection, the Path to the Good Life

Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy talks about his experience as a colorectal cancer survivor, and the benefits to screening and early detection.

Social Determinants of Inuit Health in Canada

Social Determinants of Inuit Health in Canada

This comprehensive review of Social Determinants of Inuit Health in Canada was developed by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and its National Inuit Committee on Health (NICoH) with expertise from the Inuit Public Health Task Group, in response to the disproportionate health challenges Inuit face compared to non-Inuit Canadians.

A Man’s Story: Prostate Cancer in the Aboriginal Community

A Man’s Story: Prostate Cancer in the Aboriginal Community

Facilitated by Prostate Cancer Canada and its Network in Thunder Bay, “A Man’s Story” is a video on prostate cancer in the Aboriginal community in Ontario, and the importance of its early detection and treatment.

 
 
Cancer Care Ontario – Improving Health Equity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis People: Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II

Cancer Care Ontario – Improving Health Equity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis People: Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II

This paper examines the incidence of cancer among First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in Ontario, and addresses the social determinants contributing to this health inequity.

Inuit Cancer Glossary

Inuit Cancer Glossary

Available in English and 5 Inuktitut dialects, this glossary helps to improve communication and understanding of cancer terms. Inuit and health service providers are encouraged to use this glossary of terms.

Smoking interventions

The effectiveness of smoking interventions

This infographic shows the success rates of various tools/treatments for tobacco dependence.

 
 
 
 
 
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A national conversation on implementing safer, more efficient care through supply chain reforms #PatientSafety https://t.co/vzKGYKuEDg14 hours ago
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Smoking can remain a challenge for cancer patients. Integrating #tobacco cessation into the cancer system can help https://t.co/2tzxTxCJFP1 day ago
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New study led by the @BCCancer_Agency shows model for detecting #lungcancer saves lives https://t.co/xhrFdahyjS2 days ago