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The monthly OHCC Bulletin features news, events and resources that contribute to Healthy Communities in Ontario. Share your own events or news — please send your submission to bulletin[at]ohcc-ccso.ca.

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Nature is speaking – but are we listening?

photo of Trevor Hancock

In his January 30th column, Trevor Hancock notes that “Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.” However, under President Trump, more Americans will believe that we can dominate nature, a belief that threatens our societies and communities around the world.  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

Laughing Allowed cover

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

Moving Ahead on Rural and Community Transportation

Moving Ahead on Rural and Community Transportation: March 29th, 2016 Forum
by Lisa Tolentino, HC Link Community Consultant
On March 29th, 2016 OHCC partnered with the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI), HC Link and Routes Connecting Communities

Ontario Community Transportation Network

country roadOnce again OHCC is collaborating with the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) on a transportation project. This project is focussed on developing the Ontario Community Transportation Network (OCTN), with funding from the Ministry of Transportation-Ontario (MTO) for the period of April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017.

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