The City of Lakes Family Health Team hosted a one week LEAN certification program to support quality improvement programs across Ontario. The training provided knowledge, skills, and techniques including Lean and Six Sigma tools, project management, change management, data analysis and direct project involvement. Belt certification is internationally recognized training in the field of Quality Improvement. The Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) provided funding for the program as part of their Information to Action initiative. Participants included Meghan Peters, Andrew Atkins, Cameron Berry, Brice Wong, Mitch Chartier, Charles Bruntz, Carol Mulder, Laura Belsito, Catherine MacDonald and, Lean Healthcare Consultant, Patsy Morrow.