Green Technology Fair

Saturday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Talk directly with solar, geothermal, wind and other green energy providers/consultants, buy green products, see the latest in green car technology, learn about carsharing, home and business energy audits, water conservation, pesticide alternatives, and much more! Woolwich Township/St. Jacobs Arena, 29 Parkside Dr., St. Jacobs.

11 April 2008

Alternative Energy Tour

Saturday, April 19, 1:00-4:00 pm. Free shuttle buses leave from the Woolwich Township /St. Jacobs Arena, 29 Parkside Dr., St. Jacobs approximately every half hour.

11 April 2008

A Taste of Woolwich

Buying Local Food = A Healthy Community

Monday, April 14, 5:00- 8:00 pm

Come learn where you can buy local produce this summer. Meet local
farmers and join us for an evening of fun family activities, chef
demonstrations and food samples from local restaurants. Woolwich
Community Centre, 29 Parkside Dr, St Jacobs. No charge.

11 April 2008

Healthy Communities Knowledge Exchange Forum

We hope you can join us on April 17th and 18th for this forum focusing on practical, action-oriented knowledge exchange. This event is co-hosted by the Waterloo Region Healthy Communities Coalition, Region of Waterloo Public Health, and the University of Waterloo. Come for both days, Thursday only, Friday only, or Trevor Hancock’s keynote address on Thursday afternoon. To register, please visit

7 April 2008

Fact Sheet on Air Quality

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13 November 2006

Healthy Growth newsletter

Healthy Growth is a newsletter that provides quarterly updates on the various growth management projects Region of Waterloo Public Health is working on to help plan for healthier communities in Waterloo Region's future. Each edition highlights one Public Health growth management project and provides brief updates on others. The first edition (Planning for a Viable Source of Local Food, June 2005) is available now.

29 June 2005


Reurbanization is a key element of the Region's Growth Management Strategy. Plan to attend a FREE community forum event June 22, 7-9:30 pm at Theatre & Company in Kitchener. This is an excellent opportunity to both learn and share your ideas about Reurbanization in the Region of Waterloo.

15 June 2005

General Social Survey: Social engagement

Statistics Canada: "Over the course of their lives, Canadians engage in many types of civic and social activities that play a vital role in the health and vitality of the nation. Preliminary findings of a new report show a positive relationship between the various dimensions of this 'social capital' and the satisfaction people derive in their lives."

6 July 2004

KW Record

The KW Record generously has provided public access to an article about the Coalition published in February: A winter pause to relax and reflect on our well-being

22 June 2004

Online Discussion Forum

Launched in April 2004, The Healthy Communities Online Discussion Forum is a space for ongoing social discourse on the philosophies an practices surrounding Healthy Communities initiatives and projects. It is an opportunity to share information, get to know one another, build networks, exchange ideas, or search through the storehouse of knowledge that the forum contains.

15 June 2004