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

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
  • Schools & Daycares
  • Physical Activity

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
  • Healthy Eating

As you may have already heard: March is Nutrition Month! This is the time of year registered dietitians come together all across Canada to celebrate and promote healthy eating as a way to enhance…

Bob the Hockey Player
February 12, 2018 by
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sex & Sexuality
  • Social Determinants of Health

When we think 'harm reduction' we think illicit drugs. How can we not? Every news story, blog post, podcast or pamphlet that mentions harm reduction links it to illicit drugs. But what if I told…

Small Changes Toady, Healthier You Tomorrow graphic
January 31, 2018 by Adena Miller
  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Workplace Health

At this time of year, we often promise ourselves that we’ll make healthy lifestyle changes. Sometimes, change can be hard! A common reason for not making these changes stick is because it’s just…

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