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Building health equity into healthy built environments: A Saskatoon perspective

In this blog post, population health promoter Cora Janzen (Saskatchewan Health Authority) discusses how healthy built environments and health equity intersect in Saskatoon’s poverty-reduction strategy and use of lived experience in her health authority’s work

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Filling gaps to improve health outcomes

In this blog post by NCCDH Program Manager Faith Layden, the author identifies common elements found in the NCCDH’s 2018 analysis of gaps in Canadian public health’s capacity to act on health equity.

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Indigenous cultural safety: Necessary for Indigenous health

In this blog post, I unpack some of the concepts discussed in a recent NCCDH-hosted webinar on Indigenous health promotion, tying them to ideas brought up in a workshop on Indigenous cultural safety at TOPHC 2018. I am a White settler who lives and works in Waterloo, Ontario, on the Haldimand Tract, the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnaabeg and Haudenosauonee peoples.

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Promoting community walkability through meaningful community engagement in Alberta communities

When I first started working for Alberta Health Services in 2011, I was tasked with creating the WalkABle Alberta community engagement process to create community reports that provide recommendations to improve community walkability. Let me tell you what I did.

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