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Webinar - Incubating Innovative Streets & Neighbourhoods - With CHNET-Works!
The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) recently contributed to a webinar entitled “Incubating Innovative Streets & Neighbourhoods”.
September 2014. DescriptionDownload  2.89 MB

In this webinar, entitled Incubating Innovative Streets & Neighbourhoods” presenters outlined the results of four projects realized in the context of the Healthy Canada by Design CLASP initiative.

The NCCHPP's Olivier Bellefleur and François Gagnon led this webinar, which took place on September 16, 2014.

Participants heard: 

  • About an environmental scan of provincial legislation re: healthy communities
  • About a Health Impact Assessment conducted to promote safe and active transportation
  • About a pilot project in the Town of Clearwater to develop an innovative street by-law
  • About case studies of innovative street design

François et Olivier presented the work they have done within the context of the Healthy Canada by Design project. This included:

  • Participation in an health impact assessment (HIA) of a new residential neighbourhood development project
  • Publication of a report of analysis and recommendations
  • Development of a registry of recommendations favouring safe active transport 

Integrating safe and active travel in residential development projects
23 slides
 2.89 MB 

To consult the PowerPoint presentations (in English only) and the audio recording (in English only) for this webinar organized by the Community Health Networking - Works! (On the site of CHNET-Works!), click here

The Healthy Canada by Design Initiative, with which the NCCHPP has been affiliated since 2009, is funded through the Health Canada - Canadian Pertnership Against Cancer`s Coalitions  Linking Action to Science and Prevention (CLASP) program. Yo learn more about the Healthy Canada by Design (HCBD) CLASP Initiative, see the HCBD CLASP website.

The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.