THE NEWS ROOM
Looking for a little light reading? OPA will keep you up-to-date with articles and magazines that relate to the parks and recreation industry!
The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2017 – Designing Healthy Living
A message from Canada's Chief Public Health Officer
Without being aware of it, our neighbourhoods and how they are built influence how healthy we are.
I chose designing healthy living as the topic for my first report as Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer because of the tremendous potential that changing our built environment has for helping Canadians live healthier lives.
Lyme Disease Resource Kit
The Lyme Disease Stakeholder Resource Group has developed a Lyme disease resource tool kit to help you and your staff stay safe from ticks this summer.
Toronto Star reports, "Trees in urban areas may help reduce risk of asthma attacks" - New UK research suggests that the risk of asthma attacks in polluted urban areas can be reduced if the area also includes plenty of trees.
Click the link above to read the full article.
Download your copy of the new issue of STIHL PROLINE today - Fall 2017 STIHL PROLINE.
Check out the Vertical Stormwater Management issue of the Living Architecture Monitor magazine.
Ontario Parks Association Publications:
Members can check out the Green Sward online in the Members Only section.