Western Libraries

Health Studies

Allyn & Betty Taylor Library


Canadian Think Tanks are valuable to access to understand the various perspectives on an issue. Organizations, institutes or groups provide research and advocate in a range of fields including social policy, political strategy, economy, and business.

Canadian Cancer Society - Cancer Statistics

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse - National Treatment Indicators Report 2012-13

Canadian Index of Well Being
The CIW Network is an independent, non-partisan group, based at the University of Waterloo. It reports on the wellbeing of Canadians, and publishes evidence-based policies that respond to the needs and values of Canadians.

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) was established in 1994. They are an independent, not-for-profit corporation that provides essential information on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians.

Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.

OurOntario.ca Government Documents Collection
Indexes publically available documents about government policy and programs. 

Policy.ca - Research Institutes: Welfare & Social Issues
Policy.ca s is a non-partisan resource for the public analysis of Canadian policy issues.  Publications  found in this database are accessible via the library catalogue.

Public Health Agency of Canada
Promotes and protects the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.

Statistics Canada 
Produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.