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Archive for August, 2011

Video: Literacy Begins with a Love of Reading

Today I was referred to a video on literacy uploaded by the BC Government on YouTube. Before you might think “oh no, another boring government video” (I admit I did), I found myself actually liking the video: It contains a single, yet clear, message – to build literacy, start kids on something they love to […]

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Beyond Economy: Canada’s Economic Action Plan

I am pleased to find out that Canada’s Economic Action Plan (CEAP) also includes an environmental and social purpose, i.e., a healthy environment. As part of CEAP, the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII) will “support energy technology innovation to produce and use energy in a more clean and efficient way” by providing $97 million over two […]

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Spread the Word and Improve Health for All: The Social Determinants of Health

The concept of the ‘social determinants of health’ continues to make its way into popular media – it’s on YouTube! On August 5, 2011, thecanadianfacts.org uploaded a video that explains that our health is primarily affected by our living conditions, not medical treatments or lifestyle choices. This is not the first YouTube video on the […]

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Call for Nominations for the 3M Health Leadership Award

Health Nexus and 3M Canada are calling for nominations for the 3M Health Leadership Award that “recognizes an outstanding community leader that has had an impact on the health of their community by addressing at least one of the social determinants of health.” This is a great opportunity to recognize inspiring individuals who have done […]

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