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A - Z of Healthy Communities

Check out this list of various terms associated with Healthy Communities. A new term will be posted on this page after being published in our monthly bulletin. Each term is linked to a page that provides an explanation of the term, and links to relevant resources and case studies.


A = Asset Based Community Development

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]

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Kitchen Table Conversations for Action on Inclusion

group conversation gra[hicLearning and Networking Event
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Ramada Plaze Hotel, Toronto

OHCC 2017 Annual General Meeting

Annual Report coverThe Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, November 21st, from 12:15 - 1:00 pm, as both an online and in-person event.

Action for 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

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.

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