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Weaving Public Health into Projects in Coaldale, Alberta

Background In 2018, the Town of Coaldale, Alberta, began thinking about how it might bring health considerations into new projects to create a healthier community.  The town, which has a population of 9,000 people, has made considerable advances in the built environment including a new multi-use recreation centre designed to accommodate a variety of community programming

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Intégrer la santé publique dans les projets de Coaldale (Alberta)

Contexte En 2018, la ville de Coaldale, en Alberta, a entamé une réflexion sur la façon dont elle pourrait intégrer des considérations de santé dans ses nouveaux projets afin de créer une communauté plus saine.  La ville, qui compte une population de 9 000 habitants, a réalisé d’importantes avancées en matière d’environnement bâti, y compris

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Greening Parks and Playgrounds for Children in Windsor, Ontario

Background Ever since it conducted a heat study that showed its playgrounds were often not cool enough to use in the summer, the City of Windsor in Ontario has been greening its parks and playgrounds to make them healthier and more inviting for children and their caretakers.  It all started in 2012, when Karina Richters,

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Healing Streets in Winnipeg

Background The Healing Trails project, which began in 2020, is an Indigenous-led initiative that was developed with support and resources from the Winnipeg Trails Association. It involves re-thinking transportation systems, building capacity among young people, reintegrating Indigenous language into public spaces, and creating tangible real-world projects.  With the motto, “Healing the Land to Heal the People”,

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Le long cheminement vers des rues complètes à Hamilton

Déjà en 2011 et 2012, la ville de Hamilton avait lancé des consultations publiques portant sur les « rues complètes » en organisant un sommet thématique en partenariat avec l’organisation à but non lucratif Share the Road. Plusieurs années plus tard, soit en 2018, la ville s’est engagée dans son plan directeur des transports à

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