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

New Year's Resolutions 2018
January 8, 2018 by Rachel Globensky
  • Healthy Eating
  • Mental Health
  • Workplace Health

Making resolutions at the beginning of a new year started about 4,000 years ago when Babylonians resolved to return borrowed items to their neighbour.  In later times, Romans made promises to…

3 men cooking a meal together
December 20, 2017 by Kelsey Stojkovic
  • Healthy Eating

For many people, the holidays are a time of traditions, with a lot of them around food. Baking holiday treats, serving family favourites and gathering for…

Picture of Northern Lights with Quote
December 11, 2017 by Lynda Fraser
  • Mental Health
  • Workplace Health

It’s an ugly truth. It’s rarely blatant. It can be hard to prove – just as all forms of discrimination are.

Every day people go to jobs where they are expected to put their best foot…

Potato on couch
December 6, 2017 by Joanna Carastathis
  • Physical Activity
  • Workplace Health

Symptoms:

  • You get the recommended 150 minute of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per week by exercising in your leisure time.
  • After…
Person eating from the healthy choices menu
November 20, 2017 by Vincent Ng
  • Healthy Eating
  • Parenting
  • Physical Activity

I like hotdogs – they're tasty.

Poutine? Even better.

Hotdogs and poutine together? Stop. The. Train.

So why on earth would I be part of promoting a…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018