Papers and studies

Selected research created on behalf of the Institute and its members

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Raising Canada

Raising Canada is a series of resources and reports created by Children First Canada and the O'Brien Institute for Public Health.

Read the 2018, 20192020, and 2021 reports. 

These resources also include an election primer and economic commentary, which makes the case for investing in children.

Alberta Public Health Association

Alberta’s public health community calls on Albertans to take the opportunity to discuss the issues that need to be addressed to make Albertans healthier. Read the O'Brien Institute/APHA provincial primer and the APHA federal election primer


Community water fluoridation 

A report created for Calgary City Council, which includes a literature review and interview process to identify key issues.