Dr. K. Kellie Leitch

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Dr. K. Kellie Leitch

Dr. K. Kellie Leitch (advisor, Healthy Children and Youth for Health Canada) addresses the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto, June 24, 2008.

Dr. Leitch’s speech examines child and youth health in Canada and touches on three main points: injury prevention, childhood obesity, and children and youth mental health.

Dr. Leitch released a report in 2007 entitled “Reaching for the Top.” In her report, she makes recommendations on how Canada can become the best place to raise a child, from a health perspective.