HC Link Resources
HC Link News Digest PLUS - February 5, 2014 - Highlights news and information pertaining to the built environment, with support from Green Communities Canada.
Ontario's Heart Health Resource Centre | 2008
This presentation provides practical information and advice on creating a vision, framework and momentum for the establishment of an Active Community.
Ontario's Heart Health Resource Centre | 2007
This newsletter explores the relationship between the built environment and residents’ physical activity levels, and makes the argument that land use decisions should be informed by input from health agencies. Planning walkable, active communities requires partnerships and input from a variety of sectors that have not traditionally worked together including: planners, municipal politicians and staff, conservation authorities, educators, health agencies and various interest groups.
Ontario's Heart Health Resource Centre | 2005
This presentation identifies and expands on of designing and implementing an active transportation initiative within the community. It provides many visual, concrete examples of active transportation/ walkable communities planning designs from across Ontario. It also provides information on working with community partners in an advocacy role related to active transportation/environments.
Ontario Professional Planners Institute | 2001
OPPI calls upon planners, public decision making bodies and the private sector to make healthy community planning a priority. Action is needed to support strong, livable and healthy communities that enhance social well being and are economically sound.
Toronto Centre for Active Transport | 2012