Resources & Publications

  1. Vote Pop Up: A Kit for Community Groups to Ignite Voter Participation

    Vote PopUp is an easy-to-use, do-it-yourself kit designed to give first-time or infrequent voters the opportunity to practice casting a ballot prior to the election and to affirm their commitment to political participation. It also provides groups an excellent opportunity to connect with communities during election time. Vote PopUps can be integrated into...
  2. How’s Life in the City? Life Satisfaction Across Census Metropolitan Areas and Economic Regions in Canada

    This Economic Insights article provides an overview of the life satisfaction expressed by individuals in census metropolitan areas and economic regions across Canada. The results are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey and the General Social Survey. The extent to which specific economic and social factors explain variations in...
  3. Walk Score and the Prevalence of Utilitarian Walking and Obesity Among Ontario Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

    The rising prevalence of obesity in Canada has led researchers to examine not only individual behaviours, but also, environmental factors that may be contributing to the increase. Interest is growing in potential effects of the built environment, notably, neighbourhood walkability, on the risk of obesity and related diseases. The objective of this...

Community Calendar

august

5aug11:00 am- 12:00 pmWebinar: What to Expect - Maternal Cannabis Use During Pregnancy
5aug1:00 pm- 2:00 pmWebinar: Empowering Users
7aug9:00 am- 12:00 pmSomatic Therapies: An Introduction to Working with the Body to Heal Trauma and Chronic Stress
7aug1:00 pm- 4:00 pmUsing the Power of Play to Heal Trauma in Children
8aug9:00 am- 4:00 pmComprehensive Trauma Assessment Workshop

september

2sep1:00 pm- 2:00 pmWebinar: The Impact of SafeTALK Training on Suicide Prevention and a Culture of Health and Safety in Niagara
3sep9:00 amFort Erie: Local Hub Shared Learning SessionsNiagara Poverty Reduction Network Interagency Collaboration for Person-Centered Service Delivery focused on Client Success
16sep9:00 am- 11:30 amNiagara Poverty Reduction Network Meeting
16sep6:00 pm- 8:30 pmQuest Community Health Centre Annual General Meeting
21sep9:00 am- 12:00 pmHealing Trauma Wounds: The Magnificent Benefits of Mindfulness

Partners & Projects

  1. Diabetes Niagara Network

    The Diabetes Niagara Network is an association of diabetes education & service providers in the Niagara Region. Its members strive to work effectively and collaboratively to improve the health of people at risk for or affected by diabetes in Niagara. The Diabetes Niagara Network is dedicated to the prevention and...
  2. Niagara Dental Health Coalition

    The Niagara Dental Health Coalition advocates and builds capacity for the expansion of accessible dental health services for adults and seniors living on low incomes. The Coalition aims to do so by: Overcoming barriers to accessing dental health services. Promoting efforts that help people navigate the existing patchwork of dental...

Community Blog

  1. The Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Officially Launched

    The Niagara Age-Friendly Community (AFC) Network officially launched the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan on June 5, 2015 in conjunction with the celebration of Seniors Month in Ontario. The Seniors Month theme “Vibrant Seniors, Vibrant Communities” resonates throughout the Niagara Plan. The launch event marked the completion of the...

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