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

Immunization Records
April 23, 2019 by Tara Kurihara
  • Immunizations

We think to check up on kids’ records all the time, but as an adult, when is the last time you checked with your healthcare provider about whether or not you are up to date? It's National…

The New Canada’s Food Guide – A Big Step Forward
February 8, 2019 by Ivan Ho
  • Healthy Eating

The new and revised Canada’s Food Guide (CFG) was officially released last Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. This is the second component of Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy that has been…

Bell Let's Talk and Cannabis Use
January 30, 2019 by Miriah Botsford
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Mental Health

Well, well, we are delighted you asked.

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, an opportunity for everyone to join the conversation around…

Man shopping for groceries
December 7, 2018 by Ivan Ho
  • Healthy Eating

The development of the new Canada’s Food Guide should have happened a lot…

Trans-Fat Ban
October 15, 2018 by Ivan Ho
  • Healthy Eating

Health Canada has officially started the ban on artificial trans-fats from the food supply as of Monday September 17 2018. This ban was a long time in the making considering our extensive…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018