Documenting Traditional Food Systems of Indigenous Peoples: International Case Studies–Guidelines for Procedures
June 23, 2019
A document containing templates, sample survey formats, contractual agreements template, and guideline templates to assist in the execution of the Centre for Indigenous People’s Nutrition and Environment (CIN) research project in different regions.
City of Hamilton’s Corporate Food and Beverage Policy
December 22, 2017
This policy story describes the City of Hamilton’s corporate Healthy Food and Beverage policy and provides a synopsis of the origin of the policy, the policy pilot phase and key lessons learned.
Promoting Mental Health through Healthy Eating and Nutritional Care
August 31, 2017
Using an integrative literature synthesis, this comprehensive evidence-based document discusses intersections of nutrition with mental health, from promotion to nutrition care and therapeutic approaches.
Fixing Food – Fresh Solutions from Five U.S. Cities
February 6, 2017
This US-based report documents some of the innovative ways that local leaders are combating a broken food system.
Registered Dietitians in Aboriginal Communities: Feeding Mind, Body and Spirit. Role Paper of the Dietitians of Canada Aboriginal Nutrition Network
July 27, 2016
Role paper discussing the special healthcare needs of Canadian Aboriginal communities and how Registered Dietitians (RDs) can play a role in bridging those needs.
Case Study-Limiting Business With Drive-Through Service-The Experience of the Borough of Saint-Laurent in Montreal
July 22, 2016
This case study describes the actions leading to the adoption of a zoning by-law prohibiting drive-through service in the Borough of Saint-Laurent, Montréal, along with success factors, challenges and repercussions.
Energy Drink Policies: Mini-Case Studies
April 21, 2016
These US-based mini-case studies highlight examples of policies to reduce consumption of energy drinks that are enacted by school districts, high-schools, collegiate athletic associations, and a state government.
The Real Cost of Eating Well
November 13, 2015
This video, developed by Elgin St. Thomas Public Health, uses nutritious food basket data and real-life story to decribe the issue of food insecurity in the community.
Improving Cooking and Food Preparation Skills: A Profile of Promising Practices in Canada and Abroad
June 23, 2015
This report profiles 13 Canadian and 2 international case studies of promising or successful programs which aim to improve cooking and food preparation skills among children and/or families.
Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding: A Practical Workbook for Community-Based Programs (2nd Edition)
June 23, 2015
A practical guide developed in partnership by the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) and Breastfeeding Committee for Canada (BCC) to support, promote and protect community-based breastfeeding programs and initiatives.