This Monitoring Report, the fifth in an annual series, describes progress toward the goals of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy. While not a formal evaluation of the Strategy, the report provides a context for reviewing the OTS (Chapter 1), summarizes the activities of the main play
In order to strengthen and confirm Ontario’s commitment to tobacco use reduction, in December 1998, the Minister of Health appointed an advisory panel of experts in the fields of epidemiology, public health, the social sciences and medicine to recommend steps that Ontario can t
The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) is a Canadian leader in tobacco control research, monitoring and evaluation, teaching and training, and is a respected source of science-based information on tobacco control. We also apply our skills to other areas of public health.