1. Resources & Publications

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2017-2018

    Food insecurity – inadequate or uncertain access to food because of financial constraints – is a serious public health problem in Canada. Drawing on data for 103,500 households from Statistics Canada’s Canadian Community Health Survey conducted in 2017 and 2018, PROOF researchers found that 12.7% of households experienced some level...
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    Reducing Substance Use Stigma in the Canadian Health System (Infographic)

    Stigma begins with the negative stereotyping of people, creating a separation between “us” and “them”. Those who are stigmatized can be devalued and subjected to discrimination, which is unfair treatment due to one’s identity. This can lead to disadvantage and inequitable social and health outcomes. Published By: Public Health Agency...
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    2018 MBNCanada Performance Measurement Report

    MBNCanada is a collaborative of Canadian municipalities whose mission is to enhance municipal service delivery by leading the development and application of municipal performance measurement and benchmarking. MBNCanada collects data from across 36 municipal service areas that informs evidence-based decision making and ensures that member municipalities are providing effective and...
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    Addressing Stigma: Action Framework for Building an Inclusive Health System

    Developed as part of The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2019, the Action Framework for Building an Inclusive Health System explores where and how stigma can be addressed. Published By: Public Health Agency of Canada Publication Date: December 2019
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    CAMH Game Changers Resources: Mental Health and Self-Care

    The resources on this page provide information on how you can: support a friend who may be experiencing mental health challenges; take care of your mental, emotional and physical health. Resources include: Things you should know about cannabis Quick Tips about safer ways to use cannabis Things you should know...
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    Niagara Region Strategic Plan 2019-2022

    The purpose of a strategic plan is to guide the work of the organization over a four year period, to shape a new direction for Niagara as a community and an organization. Niagara Regional Council set strategic directions focused on services provided at the Regional government level, bringing attention to...
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    National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

    The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) was launched in 2013. It provides a comprehensive framework to help organizations of all types guide their current and future efforts in a way that provide the best return on investment. Adopting the Standard can...

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