1. Resources & Publications

    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:...
  2. Resources & Publications

    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,...
  3. Resources & Publications

    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...
  4. Community Blog

    Community Health and Wellbeing Week: Register to Attend a Niagara-focused webinar to Learn about Collaboration Lessons from the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT)

    Between October 21st and October 27th, Quest Community Health Centre will take part in the annual celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week. We will be joined by more than 100 community-governed primary healthcare organizations across Ontario. The 2019 theme is Connected Teams, Connected People, Connected Communities. This week-long festivity...
  5. Resources & Publications

    What Physical Activity Means to Canadians: ParticipACTION Pulse Report

    The Pulse Report assesses the social climate of physical activity among Canadian adults. A first of its kind, this Report explores Canadians’ thoughts, feelings and motivations as they relate to physical activity and informs what shifts are needed in order to make physical activity a vital part of everyday life...
  6. Resources & Publications

    Caregivers in Alberta Fact Sheets

    In recognition of Caregivers Week in Alberta May 5-11, 2019, two infographics were co-created with Caregivers Alberta and provincial government stakeholders. The infographics help raise awareness about the contributions that 965,000 caregivers in Alberta make, saving the Alberta health care system $5.8 billion each year based on hiring replacement workers...
  7. Resources & Publications

    A Dementia Strategy for Canada

    Canada’s first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. Published By: Public Health Agency of Canada Publication Date: June 2019
  8. Resources & Publications

    Climate Change Toolkit for Health Professionals

    This toolkit consists of eight modules which have been prepared as stand-alone documents that can be read by themselves, but they have also been prepared to complement one another. It has been designed as a tool for health professionals and students in the health care and public health sectors who...

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