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OHCC Bulletin

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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Action on Inclusion: A Resource Kit for Community Conversations

resource kit coverThis resource kit was developed for the "Kitchen Table Conversations: Action for Inclusion" project, led by the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition, in partnership with the Ontario Network of Employment Skills Training Programs (ONESTEP), from January 2017 to March 2018.

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

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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? 

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