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Organizational and Collaborative Development

Simcoe County – Community Hub Project

Eco-Ethonomics is working with the County of Simcoe in assess community needs in order to inform the possible development of a vibrant Regional Community Hub that meets the diverse service and support needs of all members of the Orillia community. Eco-Ethonomics is engaging  a diverse range of community members, including residents, local organizations, government agencies, neighbourhood associations, businesses, City and County staff, in a multi-pronged consultation to uncover community needs, …Read More

Ontario Public Health Association

Hired by the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) in 2018, Ryan Turnbull, President and CEO of Eco-Ethonomics is working with OPHA as a Collective Impact consultant for their Keeping Kids Healthy Initiative (KKH). KKH works in tandem with Ontario’s Healthy Kids Strategy, a cross-government initiative to promote children’s health in Ontario.Working with community lead agencies in Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Peterborough and Middlesex to form a Project Steering committee, Eco-Ethonomics will …Read More

Simcoe County

The County of Simcoe Children’s and Community Services department is seeking to develop a Food Security Framework to further awareness, coordination and development of approaches designed to enhance food security for all residents. Eco-Ethonomics has been hired by this department to research and produce this framework in coordination with the County, the provincial Poverty Reduction Team and community partners.

Plan International Canada

Plan International is one of the oldest and largest international development organizations working with its partners on ending global poverty by helping children in developing countries realize their full potential while enjoying full protection of their rights and dignity. Eco-Ethonomics has been hired to design Youth-Led Dialogues on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 in Canada and abroad. The goal of this project is to help young people …Read More

Coalition for Healthy School Food – “Say Yes” Campaign

Eco-Ethonomics has been engaged by VON to work with the national Coalition for Healthy School Food to facilitate a planning process for raising the ‘Say Yes to Good Food’ Campaign to the national level.  The campaign will aim to raise awareness, engage new audiences, fundraise and build solidarity around healthy food in schools among a variety of national stakeholders.  The intention is to expand support for the national coalition and …Read More

Victorian Order of Nurses

The Victorian Order of Nurses is interested in expanding it’s 8-Week Fruit and Vegetable Local Food Procurement Pilot program that is run by the Ontario Student Nutrition Program South West Region by utilizing a collective impact approach as a means to demonstrate the potential impact of the local food procurement model at scale. Eco-Ethonomics’ consulting team has been hired to assist in this process to help build buy-in among key sector players, …Read More

Middlesex-London Food Policy Council

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was re-engaged for the third time by the London Food Bank on behalf of the Middlesex-London Community Food Assessment Implementation Team to assist with the start-up and facilitation of the Middlesex-London Food Policy Council, which followed from the launch of the Community Food Assessment.  The engagement includes facilitation of meetings to assist in the election of an Executive Committee and then support as needed to form and animate …Read More

Community Hubs Secretariat

The Community Hubs Secretariat published an Action Plan in 2015 after extensive consultation and research. One of the recommendations of that report was to develop a Community Hubs Resource Network for Ontario.  The Resource Network was loosely intended to perform a few key functions to support the development of Community Hubs across the province. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was hired in January 2017 by the Cabinet Office to perform a Strategy and …Read More

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Métis Local 125, and McMurray Métis and other communities and organizations, and as well as Environment and Climate Change Canada, various orders of government, the private sector, and education providers are collaborating on an initiative to strengthen Indigenous employment in environmental monitoring. This initiative has partial funding through the Strategic Partnerships Initiative. A model of training and business development support may be …Read More

Sustain Ontario

Sustain Ontario is conducting a cross-municipal food policy scan in collaboration with Eco-Ethonomics to strengthen Ontario’s food policy network by increasing the capacity of Food Policy Councils. The geographical scope for this is provincial and the range of food system issues that policy may be addressing is extensive. The data gathered will serve to inform the development of a comprehensive, online food policy database that will compile and present specific information …Read More