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OHCC AGM Registration

The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, January 20th at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (Ballroom C), 300 Jarvis Street, Toronto, from 1:00 - 3:30, with a light networking lunch from 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend the AGM but registration is required and seating is limited.

Please register for the AGM using the webform below.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Scottie, OHCC Administration and Finance Coordinator, at 416-408-4841 or 1-800-766-3418, ext. 2, or karen [at] ohcc-ccso.ca.

Conversations with Community Consultants: Rural Transportation

Lisa Tolentino is an OHCC Community Consultant who lives with her family in the Haliburton Highlands. She has been working with OHCC for almost 15 years. We sat down to talk with her about the Accelerating Rural Transportation Solutions project.

Why did OHCC get involved with the ARTS project?

Food and the Official Plan

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Healthy Food For All: Community Case Studies

HFFA case studies coverScattered across Ontario and  representing  both  rural  and  urban  communities, four partners in the “Healthy Food for All – Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems in Ontario” project undertook specific communi

Smart Growth 2015 Forum

On March 24, 2015, the Smart Growth 2015 Forum took place in Toronto. The Forum was hosted by the Ontario Smart Growth Network (OSGN), a project of the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition. The Forum built on the work that the OSGN had done over the preceding months, which included a survey on smart growth issues and a webinar on "Smart Growth in Ontario and Why it Matters".

The Graham Family Eco Park

Just outside the city limits of London Ontario is the location of the Graham Family Eco Park. Fifteen years ago Bill Graham, founder of South Winds Development and TRY Recycling, started the project to restore the park from 26 acres of aggregate site to what it is today. The former gravel pit has become a beautiful natural site that is covered with diverse plant and animal life on land and in its featured pond.

Twenty-five Years of the Healthy Communities Movement

NCR coverThe National Civic Review, a journal published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc., devoted two issues to celebrating twenty-five years of the Healthy Communities Movement. Twenty-one essays in Part 1, published in January 2014 and nineteen essays in Part 2, published in April 2014, provide a comprehensive overview of the Healthy Communities movement.

Ontario Smart Growth Network

OSGN logoThe Ontario Smart Growth Network is a provincial network of organizations and individuals working to promote a smarter approach to community design.  

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