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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Healthy Communities in New Brunswick

I’ll be giving a healthy communities presentation / workshop, September 30th in Fredericton, to the Union of New Brunswick Municipalities. ¬†Topics will include an overview of the Healthy Canada By Design / Institute of Planners program; an overview of healthy

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Showing empathy for seniors

http://vimeo.com/4658794

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Walk 21 Conference, Vancouver

Vancouver hosts the International Walk 21 Conference, October 3-5. The conference theme is ‘Transforming the Automobile City’ – and includes an interesting program on a whole host of healthy community initiatives. http://www.walk21.com/vancouver/index.html

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Support Spirit Place

Show your support for the development of seniors housing options on Halifax Peninsula. Attend the Public Information Meeting Sept 15th, 7 pm, Maritime Hall, at the Halifax Forum and / or send an email supporting the development of Spirit Place

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Philadelphia 2035

Kudos to the City of Philadelphia for its progressive new city planning initiative. In its efforts to re-create Philadelphia as a healthy community, the City has entered into a partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Health and is one of

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