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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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  Did you ever notice how many fruit trees are in your neighborhood? Have you ever picked your own fruit? The opportunity may be closer than you think!  In Toronto, there is a thriving organization called Not Far From The Tree. This fruit picking project was founded by Laura Reinsborough in 2008. She had realized that there were so...
Approximately once a month, online events are conducted to provide accessible opportunities to learn about healthy community issues, trends and projects. Join us from the comfort of your home or office for webinars, peer-sharing sessions and on-line discussions. See a list of our upcoming online learning events, and slides and recordings...
Check out this list of various terms associated with Healthy Communities, produced in collaboration with BC 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.   A =...
This project was undertaken in collaboration with the Ontario Network of Employment Skills Training Programs (ONESTEP), funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration's Partnership Grants Program. Kitchen Table Conversations for Action on Inclusion employed a three-pronged approach: part “train the trainer” part “courageous...

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