1. Resources & Publications

    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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    Results Based Community Collaboration: Learnings from Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Initiative (Event Recording)

    This is an event recording of the November 20, 2019 webinar with presenters Jenny Stranges (Interim Executive Director, Quest Community Health Centre) and Despina Tzemis (Program Manager, Quest Community Health Centre). This event was hosted by Niagara Connects in partnership with the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Project Management Team....
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    Cannabis Legalization: Year One Observations

    This brief provides a preliminary synthesis of Canada’s experience with cannabis legalization in the first year of retail sales. The brief focuses on evidence available to indicate progress against the public health and safety objectives of the Cannabis Act. Published By: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Publication Date:...
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    Better With Age: Move More Today for a Healthier Tomorrow – 2019 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults

    Aging is a part of life: one that includes numerous memorable milestones and experiences, special moments with family, and opportunities to travel and learn new skills. But growing older can also bring about new challenges – increased prevalence of chronic diseases, memory loss, an increase in slips and falls and,...
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    Canadian Kids Need to Move More to Boost Their Brain Health: 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

    The 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth includes an Expert Statement on Physical Activity and Brain Health in Children and Youth, based on the findings of a team of experts in paediatric neuroscience and exercise science. There are important connections between the health of the...
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    Toolkit: Serving Up Local for Long-Term Care Mealtime Engagement

    This toolkit is a summary of resources tested during the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance project, ‘Serving Up Local’ Training pilot project that took place primarily at Allendale long-term care home in Halton Region from December 2017 to May 2018. The project tested learning opportunities for staff that work...

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