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The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition supports communities to create a shared vision, identify their strengths and work together to make their community better for themselves, their families and their neighbours. 

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  On Saturday, October 19, 2019, members of the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) gathered for its final Annual General Meeting (AGM).  For twenty-seven years the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition supported community groups to improve their communities’ quality of life, through education, engagement and collaboration...
  Margaret Lumchick explains why Bill C-81 is inadequate to address the barriers to accessibility experienced by many people today, and thousands more in the near future.  Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, has now been sent to the Senate for consideration.  I am in...
This report contains a history of OHCC, our values and principles, and a description of key aspects of our work from 1992 – 2019. It represents our legacy to community groups and networks who are continuing to work towards a healthy community. It is our hope that the ideals of healthy communities will continue to be a catalyst for social change...
  In this 90-minute online discussion, held on February 12, 2019, researchers, epidemiologists, data analysts, urban designers and health promoters discussed their work on developing and applying indicators of healthy built environments.    Slides | Recording Over 125 individuals registered for the discussion, from...

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