Appendix: A Profile of Promising Practices from Canada and Abroad – Additional resources

Please note: this is not an exhaustive list, but should provide readers with a good assortment of resources to assist in further work in this area.

Provincial-level Case Study Documents:

ONTARIO: Healthy Communities and the Built Environment: Principles and Practices of Multi-sectoral Collaborations

This document features seven case studies of multi-sectoral collaboratives in Ontario aiming to improve public health through land use, planning policy, and community design. The document showcases initiatives and collaborative efforts and shares the experiences, insights, lessons and knowledge of each unique collaborative. The document was developed as part of the “Healthy Communities and the Built Environment” project, a collaborative project led by the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) and involving seven organizations. To view the case studies and learn more about the project please visit the OHCC website.

For more information please contact:

Jadie McDonnell, Communications Coordinator, Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition
2 Carlton Street – Suite 1810, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1J3
Tel: 416-408-4841, ext 3
Email: jadiem@ohcc-ccso.ca

BRITISH COLUMBIA: From Strategy to Action: Case Studies on Physical Activity and the Built Environment

This made-in-BC resource guide is designed to strengthen our collective understanding about how to enhance health through effective planning and design. It is intended for those who work in health services, urban planning and development, government, and education. Each of the 21 case studies includes a project summary and a Tools Used section identifying its policy, programming and procedural devices. For international examples, an Application in B.C. section explains how similar projects could be undertaken in British Columbia. To view the case study document please visit the PHSA website (PDF Document).

For more information please contact:

Tannis Cheadle, Provincial Manager, Population & Public Health Initiatives
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
700 - 1380 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H3
Tel: 604-675-7421
Email: tcheadle@phsa.ca

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OTHER INITIATIVES AND PROJECTS FROM ACROSS CANADA HIGHLIGHTING HEALTH IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT:

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