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Connecting Through Stories

weavingThis gathering was designed as an "exploration of relationships through art making and connection to the Land." Its aim was to create intergenerational and intercultural connections to help non-indigenous people to gain a greater understand the historical impacts of colonization and residential schools.

Compassionate communities support those who are dying

photo of Trevor Hancock

In his March 20th column, Trevor Hancock talks about "Compassionate Communities",a public health approach to palliative care that “takes the responsibility . . .  from a few highly trained specialists to a community that considers it ‘everybody’s business’”. read more...

OHCC Annual General Meeting

Thriving in Uncertain Times

The New Urban Agenda adopted at Habitat III

This action-oriented document will set global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development, rethinking the way we build, manage, and live in cities. It calls for cooperation with committed partners, and all relevant stakeholders.

Laughing Allowed! The Slapstick World of Neighbourhood Activism

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In the fall of 2014, a group of people in Victoria, Canada who shared both an interest in their neighbourhood and a quirky sense of humourwere brought together to explore a question: Could they turn their experiences of the ups and downs of neighbourhood leadership, activism and volunteering into physical comedy sketches? 

OHCC and Developmental Evaluation

InnoweaveOn March 30, 2016, three OHCC Board members and the Executive Director attended a workshop on Developmental Evaluation (DE), provided by Innoweave.

OSNPPH position statement on responses to food insecurity

The OSNPPH Food Security Workgroup has developed a position statement and an accompanying infographic to increase awareness among public health staff and management about the growing problem of household food insecurity in Ontario and the urgent need

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