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

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…

Cracked Helmet
September 10, 2018 by Steven Bill
  • Injury Prevention

As coordinator of communications, I don't get to author many blogs. I'm usually coordinating others' blogs for publishing. It makes sense because, well, I coordinate the communications of others…

Plain packaging vs Fancy packaging
August 23, 2018 by Daniel DePeuter
  • Smoking & Tobacco

Remember when you were partying like it was 1999 (because it was) at your New Year’s Eve millennium/Y2K/

The End of Smoking Part 2
July 23, 2018 by Daniel DePeuter
  • Smoking & Tobacco

Welcome back, fellow public health enthusiasts! Last time you heard from me,…

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?

Last Updated: 18/07/2018