History

2016

2015

  • OCDPA developed the Healthiest Province 2015 Toolkit designed to provide you with the key messages and information needed to join the conversation, and influence policy changes that will help make Ontario the healthiest province.  We ask you to add your voice to assist us in raising key issues.
  • OCDPA prepared a Pre-Budget Submission calling on the Ontario government to build on its significant progress and leadership to ensure Ontario becomes the healthiest jurisdiction in North America.

2014

2013

2012

    2011

    2010

    2009

    2008

    2007

    • The OCDPA develops the resource Primer to Action in partnership with the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse and Canadian Cancer Society.
    • The OCDPA produces the report Economic Costs of Chronic Disease in Canada 1995-2003, which raises awareness and increases understanding of the financial implications of chronic disease and the huge potential in savings that is possible through investment in health promotion and disease prevention.
    • The OCDPA sends out letters to Ontario’s four major political parties urging them to take immediate action and invest in chronic disease prevention in the province.
    • The OCDPA completes branding and marketing materials.

    2006

    2005

    • The organization’s Terms of Reference are ratified and implemented.
    • A Chair and vice-chair are elected.
    • The OCDPA hosts a Forum on Developing a Chronic Disease Prevention and Healthy Living Strategy for Ontario.
    • The OCDPA provides support to the Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Managers in Public Health.
    • The OCDPA produces the report, Informing Direction on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Ontario. This report builds on risk factor and chronic disease-based strategies and details related work of OCDPA members and those working within the Ontario Health Promotion Resource System. 

    2004

    • Funding support is received from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
    • An action plan is developed.

    2003

    • The Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance is officially established.
    • Nine founding core members sign a Memorandum of Understanding.
    • At year end, there are 14 members of the organization.