Four government-funded organizations are leading the Ontario Health Study: the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation to conduct research on cancer; Cancer Care Ontario which is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to improve cancer services; Public Health Ontario which is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health.
The Ontario Health Study is a participating cohort of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project. That project is funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer which is funded by Health Canada to coordinate national efforts to reduce the number of cases of cancer.
In addition, the following organizations have recognized the importance of this study and support its objectives.
The Arthritis Society of Canada, the Alzheimer Society of Canada,, the Asthma Society of Canada, Canadian Blood Services, the Ontario Division of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Celiac Association, the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Liver Foundation, the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, the The Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Ontario Lung Association.
The College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario, the College of Dietitians of Ontario, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, the Institute for Work and Health, the Ontario Medical Association, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association, the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics.
Bluewater Health, BridgePoint Health, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dryden Regional Health Centre, Grand River Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Kingston General Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, North York General Hospital, Ottawa Hospital, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Rouge Valley Health System, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, St. Michael’s Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Timmins and District Hospital, Toronto East General Hospital, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Trillium Health Centre, the University Health Network, Windsor Regional Hospital, Women’s College Hospital.
Algoma University, Brock University, Carleton University, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, Nipissing University, Queen’s University, Ryerson University, University of Guelph, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo, University of Western Ontario, University of Windsor, Wilfrid Laurier University, York University.