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CANADA | Jan 26, 2023

Call for contributions extended – Submit a case study for the 2023 UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report

Submissions extended to 3 February 2023! Are you taking action during the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing to achieve change with and for older people? We want to hear from you! The United Nations will publish in 2023 a progress report on the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing's implementation. The repor

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Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that cha

New pathway to partnership opens with CRA draft guidance on qualifying disbursements

Jacqueline Dwyer calls 2023 a year of celebration. It’s a year when she will mark a full decade of feeding the hungry, an effort that now stretches across 33 different neighbourhoods of the Greater

Convene & Investigate Grant Applications Open January 16

Exciting News for 2023We've made funding more accessible! In the past, we required Investigate research projects to match funds, but in 2023, both Convene and Investigate grants will not require a

YOUR VOICE MATTERS! Feedback survey on approach and principles to guide an Health Promotion Canada renewal process

This survey is intended to solicit the views of Canadian health promotion practitioners, including current and former members of Health Promotion Canada (HPC) and academia, to guide the plan for renew

Campaign Aims to Make Canada a Leader in Combating Ageism

Ageism refers to the way we think, feel, and behave towards people based on their age. And according to a 2021 World Health Organization report, one out of every two people is ageist against older peo

52 Femicides in 52 Weeks in One Province, IS NOT JUST

November 25th, 2022 – Today the Ontario Association of Interval Houses (OAITH) has released the 2021-2022 Annual Femicide List acknowledging 52 women and girls who lost their lives to femicide over

Addressing Loneliness to Promote Health

Sometimes helping people adapt to the challenges in their lives and feel more hopeful about the future can start with a phone call. This is why Meritus Health, based in Hagerstown, Maryland, decided t

In an aging world, seniors’ loss of independence and quality of life is a preventable tragedy

As life expediencies increase in Canadians, research has found that the quality of life for older adults is not increasing nearly as fast. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the gaps in care for older

Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to advance social change

Changing the way people think about an issue is a precondition to mobilizing action on it. But which organizations have institutionalized narrative change practices as a strategic priority, and how is

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