Category: Community Updates


Public Health Modernization: Have Your Say by March 31, 2020
Posted on January 27th, 2020

The Ministry of Health is accepting feedback regarding the Province’s plans to modernize the public health system in Ontario. Some of you may be interested in providing the government with […]

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An Update from the Positive Parenting Community Committee
Posted on January 27th, 2020 childrens books on their side

Save the Date! Join celebrated Canadian author and parenting expert Ann Douglas as she discusses her new book “Happy Parents Happy Kids”. Two sessions will be offered at Kitchener Public […]

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Infant Mental Health Training Opportunity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

The Continuous Professional Learning Committee, with the support of the Region of Waterloo Community Services and the Early Childhood Professional Resource Centre, is excited to bring the Foundations in Infant […]

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Kids Take Over
Posted on October 29th, 2019 three young people dressed as adults working

November 20th is National Child Day. In recognition and celebration of this important day, UNICEF has launched #KidsTakeOver, an initiative to make National Child Day stand out and give children and youth a […]

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A Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey Update
Posted on October 29th, 2019

Phase 1 of the Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey is underway (click here for a refresher about the project)! CYPT is leading the engagement and co-design process in the […]

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Community Updates
Posted on October 28th, 2019

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Update In June, the Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) program changed the model for postpartum screening as a pilot at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) and it […]

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Community Updates
Posted on August 27th, 2019

RBC Future Launch Community Challenge The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge is a call to action for youth, and an opportunity to bring young leaders to the decision-making table as […]

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Introducing the Healthy Kids Community Toolkit and Superhero’s Guide to Health video!
Posted on June 18th, 2019 young girl in a purple dress with a hulahoop and the healthy kids community challenge logo to the left

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge (the Challenge) was a community-led initiative funded by the province of Ontario between 2015 and 2018. HKCC was a huge success and reached over 70,000 […]

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Community Updates
Posted on June 17th, 2019

Neighbourhood Action Grants The Lyle S. Hallman foundation recently published the report:  Neighbourhood Action Grants a pilot project evaluation.  This project looked at some of the following questions:  Do small […]

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Positive Parenting in Waterloo Region
Posted on June 17th, 2019

The Positive Parenting Community Committee (PPCC) is excited to become a Nested Group with CYPT! This committee is compiled of organizations focused on enhancing positive parenting knowledge and resources among […]

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