TBDHU Blog: Public Health for Thunder Bay

Welcome to the Health Unit's own blog - written by public health experts with a Thunder Bay lens. We look forward to engaging with you on here! 

Recent Posts

Smoking EndGame
July 10, 2018 by Daniel DePeuter
  • Smoking & Tobacco

Canada’s goal is to lower the smoking rate to under 5% by 2035.  Ontario has pledged to reach 10% by 2023. What can we do for the smoking endgame to be anything more than a pipe dream?

Choosing between different foods
June 13, 2018 by Vincent Ng
  • Healthy Eating

Often, people ask me “Is __ a bad food?” I appreciate this because it shows they are being thoughtful about what they eat. As much as I appreciate the question, though, I actually don’t think it’s…

Commuter Challenge
May 30, 2018 by Rachael Shaffer
  • Physical Activity
  • Workplace Health

Have you heard of the Commuter Challenge? No? Let me explain.

This is a nation-wide event taking place during…

Mom Riding with Kids to School
March 27, 2018 by April Hadley
  • Physical Activity
  • Schools & Daycares

As a child, I don’t remember ever taking the bus, not even in kindergarten. I grew up in a small town and lived exactly 1.1 km from my town’s all-in-one elementary and high school. I recently…

Unlock the Potential of Food Title Page
February 26, 2018 by Megan Bellinger
  • Healthy Eating

As you may have already heard: March is Nutrition Month! This is the time of year registered dietitians come together all across…

Last Updated: 03/10/2017