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Playspaces for Vulnerable Children and Youth in Canada

Thanks to Parachute Canada for this post.Injury is the leading cause of death among children and... Read More

Is this really progress? Canadians less able to protect that part of their lives they most value

In October 2011, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), for the first time, was able to compile all... Read More

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Stop’s Drop-In to Eat, Socialze and Access Information and Community Resources

The Drop-In is a safe and welcoming place where anyone, regardless of... Read More

BOOST-A Community Cooking Program

BOOST is a pre-registered six-week cooking program at our Green Barn... Read More

Shovel & Spoon -A Cooking and Gardening Program

A cooking and gardening program that runs in partnership with... Read More

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Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support to Help put Students on Ice - Program supports youth and Aboriginal leadership and fosters understanding and respect for the Arctic

Added on Apr 15, 2014
OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister...

Manitoba Government to Fund Upgrades at Winnipeg Recreation Facilities

Added on Apr 15, 2014
Through a three-year, $7.5 million program, organizations can apply for funding through the province to obtain grants to support non-profit...

Skate parks 'good influence' on teens

Added on Apr 15, 2014
Although a popular target for community suspicion, research on skate parks by the University of WA's Centre for Built Environment and...

Upcoming Events

What Does Art Have To Do With Health? Webinar

Jun 04, 2014
Webinar. 1.5 hours. Growing research and experience in Canada and abroad...

How can the CIW improve quality of life in Ontario? BLOG DISCUSSION

Apr 15, 2014
This blog discussion will be based upon AOHC's newly released discussion...


Camp Training: Plan, Fund, Execute!

Co-presenters: Ryan Giles, Marek Holke The City of Brampton tackled the...

Waterfront Development: Creating Dynamic, Profitable Environments

Co-presenters: Calvin Brook, Brook McIlroy (Thunder Bay Project), and...

Tools for Mass Screening and Interviewing

Co-presenters: Laura Kerr, Carrie Mawson, City of Hamilton; Sally...