Tools and Publications


Resilient Streets Toolkit

Resilient Streets Toolkit

Dec. 28, 2016 in Articles
This toolkit is designed to help you (and your neighbours!) start making your building, street or block more resilient with some fun, hands-on projects. We’re deliberately suggesting projects that can be done by small groups of people...
Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Sep. 16, 2016 in Articles
How do communities innovate to increase their impact on complex issues in their communities?” Four communities from distinct health authorities are working to grow their impact through the inaugural healthy communities learning and l...
Laughing Allowed: A How-to Guide for Making a Physical Comedy Show to Build Neighbourhood Resilience

Laughing Allowed: A How-to Guide for Making a Physical Comedy Show to Build Neighbourhood Resilience

Jun. 8, 2016 in Articles
In the fall of 2014, a group of people in Victoria, Canada who shared both an interest in their neighbourhood and a quirky sense of humour were brought together to explore a question: Could they turn their experiences of the ups and...
Increasing Our Ability to Evaluate Complexity

Increasing Our Ability to Evaluate Complexity

Dec. 8, 2015 in Articles
The following article was reprinted with permission from fsg.org. Find the original article from Oct. 22 here. Evaluation can be a powerful force for change within organizations. As a result of how we assess our efforts, we pay attention t...
Getting to Impact: Beyond Population Level Indicators

Getting to Impact: Beyond Population Level Indicators

Oct. 6, 2015 in Articles
The following has been reprinted from the September issue of Engage! magazine. Collective Impact has increased our focus on moving the needle on population level changes. John Kania, Managing Partner of FSG Social Impact Consultants a...

The State of Knowledge in Research on Healthy Communities Initiatives: An Integrated Approach for Chronic Disease Prevention

Jun. 29, 2012 in Articles
This report is an overview of the state of knowledge provided by studies on chronic disease and by research on Healthy Communities initiatives.

Building a Healthy Community to Take Action for Health Promotion

Jun. 15, 2012 in Articles
The Mouvement Acadien des Communautés en Santé du Nouveau-Brunswick (MACS-NB) is delighted to offer you the practical guide “Buildinga Healthy Community to Take Action in Health Promotion.” This tool has&...

Act Locally: Community-based population health promotion (Trevor Hancock)

Apr. 18, 2012 in Articles
The health of individuals cannot be discussed, understood or acted upon without  recognizing that human beings are social animals that have evolved to live in families, social groups and communities.   Community, therefore, i...