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This week's feature was written by Linor David, Program Manager at Community Food Centres Canada and describes their work, including their five Good Food Principles and the impact of this framework on health promotion practice, particularly community food programs.

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Neighbourhoods ♥ The Heart of Community Mobilizing for Impact, Tamarack Institute


Montréal, Québec
June 6-8, 2017

Today, there is a growing movement that is embracing community change at the neighbourhood level. Municipalities and organizations whose mandates span complex community issues such as – enhancing community well-being; encouraging emergency preparedness; creating age-friendly communities; and strengthening community economies – are working together with citizens on neighbourhood-based strategies to positively impact these issues.

Call for Proposals--2018 Rainbow Health Ontario Conference: Because LGBTQ Health Matters


Deadline May 31, 2017

Rainbow Health Ontario is seeking proposals for the 2018 Rainbow Health Ontario Conference: Because LGBTQ Health Matters.

The biennial Rainbow Health Ontario conference is a learning and sharing forum for agents of change in LGBTQ health and wellness. The conference brings together health and social service providers, community members, researchers, and policy makers to advance the health outcomes of LGBTQ Ontarians.

Diabetes Canada National Webinar Series May and June Events


May and June, 2017

Diabetes Canada’s next national webinar series begins in May! Join us for diabetes management webinars dedicated to motivating you to take charge of your health.

Our series of 3 webinars will focus on learning to eat smart, understanding mindful approaches to physical activity, and eating on a budget!Topics include:

May 24: Eat Smart to Manage Your Blood Glucose Levels
June 1: Moving Mindfully
June 6: Making the Most of Your Food Dollar

Each webinar will be held twice, at 2 p.m. ET and 8 p.m. ET.

Physicians, Kingston Community Health Centres


Napanee and Kingston, Ontario
No deadline noted

Title: Physicians*
Reports to: Manager, Primary Health & Manager, Napanee Area CHC

Position Types:

  • Two positions available, Positions can be combined
  • Napanee: Permanent, 0.4 FTE (14 hours per week)
  • Kingston: Permanent, 0.5 FTE (17.5 hours per week)

Start Date: May 2017
Salary: (0.4 FTE) $82,300, (0.5 FTE) $102,875

Position Summary

CH&E Specialist 801984 (Knowledge Broker), Provincial System Support Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health


Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Job Number: 801984
Category: Provincial System Support Program
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 3
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted Date: Apr 12, 2017
Position Description:

Public Health Nurse (2017-20), Northwestern Health Unit


Red Lake, Ontario
Deadline May 17, 2017

Working together for longer lives, lived well.

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Position: Public Health Nurse, #2017-20
Terms: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week
Location: Red Lake, ON

Position Summary:


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