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Oct 24 2006 Letter to the Minister of Transportation thanking her for introducing the requested amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, limiting the number of vehicle occupants to the number of available seat belts.
October 27, 2006 alPHa letter to CCO CEO Dr. Terry Sullivan following the release of the Report on Cancer 2020: A Call for Renewed Action on Cancer Prevention and Detection in Ontario, with a request to discuss how alPHa and CCO can work together to achieve its goals and objectives. Each of alPHa’s active cancer-related Resolutions was attached
Sept 19 2006 Correspondence from the Director of the Ministry of Transportation's Projects and Change Management Branch, indicating that there is a multi-stakeholder ATV group in plae that is reviewing legislation and policies related to the Off Road Vehicles Act.
June 8 2006 Letter to CMOH and all MPPs describing the expected impacts of a 5% cap on growth of the public health envelope at the provincial level. Includes the results from a survey of all health units, to which 33 of 36 responded.
May 25, 2006 - The Association of Supervisors of Public Health Inspectors of Ontario (ASPHIO) has sent a letter to the Chief Medical Officer of Health that expresses concerns about proposed exemptions of farmers' markets from provisions of the Food Premises Regulation. It argues that this represents a step in the opposite direction of the Haines recommendations
May 17 2006 alPHa's initial response to the release of Revitalizing Ontario's Public Health Capacity: the Final Report of the Capacity Review Committee. Letter addressed to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.
April 18 2006 Letter and resolution expressing COMOH's desire to work with the Ontario Medical Association on strategies for policy changes that will reduce air pollution and its related disease and premature mortality
April 5 2006 Correspondence endorsing alPHa resolutions calling for enhancements to social assistance and minimum wage. OCFP sent this to the federal Minister of Health and the provincial Ministers of Health, Health Promotion, Children and Youth Services and Community and Social Services.
March 21 2006 Letter to co-chairs of the Agency Implementation Task Force thanking them for the efforts leading to its final report (From Vision to Action: A Plan for the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion)