TBDHU Blog: Public Health for Thunder Bay District

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

Recent Posts

Cannabis edibles
September 9, 2019 by Ivan Ho
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Healthy Eating

October 17, 2019 marks another big occasion in the Federal regulations to legalize cannabis. The extended class of cannabis products; edibles, extracts and topicals will be allowed to be sold,…

Mechanic with Client
July 24, 2019 by Daniel DePeuter
  • Health Equity
  • Mental Health
  • Smoking & Tobacco

Let’s talk about cars for a bit. Many of us rely pretty heavily on our car and it’s important to us that they stay in good working condition. We bring them in for regular maintenance, oil changes…

Dad fist bumping son
June 12, 2019 by Rosemary Scofich
  • Parenting

Father’s Day is coming up and it got me thinking about how around 80% of men will undergo a major life transition and become a biological father. Yet there are limited interactions with service…

Go Vegan
May 24, 2019 by Vincent Ng
  • Healthy Eating

It has been less than 24 hours and I have had two in-depth conversations about this topic after being asked my opinion on this question: Can we claim to care for the environment and not

Blurred traffic sign
May 13, 2019 by Adena Miller
  • Vision

One day, when I was in Grade 2, my Mom and I were out driving around town and my mom pointed out a road sign that had some words on it. I said, “Umm, Mom? I don’t see any words on that sign? What…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018