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Creating Change in Sudbury District!

Sudbury & District Health Unit’s  You Can Create Change campaign raises awareness of the social and economic factors that determine health and inspires people to take action. Check out their website and the ever-growing list of how people can make a difference. 

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consultation processes for legislation, regulations and

initiatives of interest to public health professionals.


Cannabis Legalization in Ontario

Closing date: July 31, 2017

Share your feedback to help Ontario develop a responsible approach to regulating and selling cannabis (also called marijuana) in Ontario. Your feedback will be reviewed by the Ministry of the Attorney General as work begins on creating legislation for Ontario. A report from this consultation is expected fall 2017.


Restricting Unhealthy Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

Closing date: July 25, 2017 

As part of the Healthy Eating Strategy, Health Canada will restrict the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children. Over the past decade, there has been growing concern about the negative impact that the marketing of food and beverages has on children’s nutritional health.   Health Canada is currently exploring options to fulfill its commitment. We want to hear from the public, health organizations, industry and other interested stakeholders about your experiences with food marketing to children and your ideas about how to best put in place new restrictions.



Community Hubs

Deadline: N/A

In March 2015, the Premier of Ontario appointed Karen Pitre as Special Advisor on Community Hubs and members to the Premier’s Community Hub Framework Advisory Group.


The Special Advisor and the Advisory Group reviewed provincial policies and has developed a framework for adapting existing public assets to become community hubs. More information can be found on the new community hubs website:


If you have an interest in providing input and feedback to help guide the Special Advisor and Advisory Group’s work, please:


1.    Provide a written submission by e-mail to; and/or

2.    Answer questions using the online consultation form on the new website, located at The form includes space for any additional feedback.