OTRU Knowledge and Evaluation Support Newsletter (September 2017)

  This Knowledge and Evaluation Support newsletter highlights two projects. The first, the Niagara Pharmacy Quit Smoking Pilot Program, was a program to support smoking cessation in community pharmacies. The second, Youth Tobacco Prevention with Dental Professionals, sought to di
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Knowledge and Evaluation Support Update (March 2017)

Since 2013, OTRU has provided local program planning and evaluation services for Smoke-Free Ontario partners though the Knowledge and Evaluation Support initiative. The services provided, challenges and outcomes are summarized. This centralized service enhances capacity, creates effic
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Knowledge and Evaluation Support Update (September 2016)

This update provides an overview of OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support initiative for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. We highlight two projects supported by this initiative: Evaluation of the Amended Toronto Smoke-free Bylaws, and the Love My Life Campaign, a youth engagement program
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Evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act Outdoor Smoking Regulations

In collaboration with public health units, OTRU conducted an evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act outdoor smoking regulations that banned smoking on restaurant/bar patios, playgrounds and sports fields effective January 1, 2015. Findings suggest that smoking behaviour and exposure
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Knowledge and Evaluation Support Update (December 2015)

This update provides a snapshot of two current projects supported by OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team: Monitoring the Integration of the 5As Approach to Cessation in Central West Ontario, and Tobacco Vendor Education: A Needs Assessment in Halton Region.
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Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team Newsletter (September 2015)

This newsletter provides a snapshot of two current projects supported by OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team: an evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act Outdoor Smoking Restrictions using data from four case study locations across Ontario, and environmental scans of public h
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Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team Newsletter (June 2015)

The first in the series of 2015-2016 newsletters from OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team provides a summary of activities and project progress this year. Project highlights in this issue include: plans to evaluate TO2015 Smoke-Free Games Policy of the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Gam
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Knowledge & Evaluation Support Update (March 2015)

The fourth in the series of 2014-2015 newsletters from OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team provides a summary of activities and project progress this year, and highlights evaluation activities related to amendments to the City of Toronto bylaw. Related publications: Knowledge
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Knowledge & Evaluation Support Update (December 2014)

This newsletter is the third of a series of four from OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team for 2014-2015. It outlines OTRU’s knowledge and evaluation support services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies.
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Knowledge & Evaluation Support Update (September 2014)

This newsletter is the second of a series of four from OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team for 2014-2015. It outlines OTRU’s knowledge and evaluation support services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies
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Knowledge & Evaluation Support Update (June 2014)

This newsletter is the first of a series of four from OTRU’s Knowledge and Evaluation Support Team for 2014-2015. It outlines OTRU’s knowledge and evaluation support services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies.
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OTRU’s Evaluation Guidance and Support Project (March 31 2014)

This newsletter is the fourth of a series from OTRU’s Evaluation Support Team outlining OTRU’s evaluation and research services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies. The newsletter  also highlights current projec
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OTRU’s Evaluation Guidance and Support Project (March 13 2014)

This newsletter is the third of a series from OTRU’s Evaluation Support Team outlining OTRU’s evaluation and research services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies. The newsletter  also highlights current project
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OTRU’s Evaluation Guidance and Support Project (January 2014)

This newsletter is the second of a series from OTRU’s Evaluation Support Team outlining OTRU’s evaluation and research services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies. The newsletter  also highlights current projec
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OTRU’s Evaluation Guidance and Support Project (July 2013)

  This newsletter is the first of a series from OTRU’s Evaluation Support Team outlining OTRU’s evaluation and research services for Ontario’s Public Health Units, Tobacco Control Area Networks, and other tobacco Transfer Payment Agencies. The newsletter  also highlights current
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