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Post date: August 05, 2013

This report is the first of a series of annual reports on food insecurity in Canada, published by PROOF, an interdisciplinary, five-year research program funded by CIHR.

The goal of this research program is to identify attributes of effective policy approaches to improve household food insecurity in Canada. PROOF involves the participation of the University of Toronto, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Calgary, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Post date: July 17, 2013

NEWMARKET – The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) has received $150,000 in provincial funding to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness. Many of these walks will be taking place in Conservation Areas across Ontario. Funding for the project was provided through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund, which supports a vision of getting and keeping Ontarians active and living healthier lives.

Post date: July 16, 2013

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has awarded Mood Walks, a new initiative led by CMHA Ontario, $150,000 in funding in order to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness.

Post date: April 30, 2013

On May 1, 2013, Conservation Ontario launched the Healthy Hikes Challenge in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, David Suzuki Foundation, the Ontario Trails Council and others. The challenge invites Ontarians to spend time hiking in the province’s over 270 Conservation Areas and track their progress online for a chance to win great prizes.

Post date: April 26, 2013

Tell us about mental health-related barriers to physical activity. Take the Enabling Minds survey at www.enablingminds.ca

Your responses to the Enabling Minds survey will help us understand the issues that create barriers and prevent access to physical activity programs and services at community centres, private fitness clubs, health care providers, public parks, schools, sports clubs, and other organizations.

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