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In this week's issue, Dr Patrice Lindsay and Stephanie Lawrence, of Heart & Stroke, share highlights from the 2017 Stroke Report.

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We Speak Translate: What does a Google App have to do with Immigrant Settlement?


July 25, 2017

7:00 p.m. EDT  

Building digital capacity in human service NGOs can be challenging. Forward looking agencies are looking at how they can use technology as a tool in resettlement and integration. The We Speak Translate project is a unique collaboration between Google Translate and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (Canada) that unlocks the potential of the Google Translate app for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in local communities.

Food Policy Consultations Part II: Canada's Food Guide & Marketing to Kids


Toronto, Ontario
July 19, 2017

2:00-5:00 p.m.

Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Room KHW 362

We want your input on Canada's New Food Guide & Restricting Marketing to Children

Following our townhall meeting on Canada's National Food Policy last week, we are holding a second roundtable discussion on two other important food policy consultations that are happening this summer: revising Canada's Food Guide and restrictions around marketing food to children.

Different Strokes: Recovery triumphs and challenges at any age



I Stroke recovery across the ages
II Help needed
III A family affair
IV Stroke across the ages
V Where you live matters
VI Helping the helpers
VII Subtle and lasting effects
VIII Supporting stroke recovery at any age
IX Resources and programs

--Submitted by Dr Patrice Lindsay and Stephanie Lawrence, Heart & Stroke

I Stroke recovery across the ages

Injury Prevention Centre Launches New Online Networking Tool


The Injury Prevention Centre (IPC) at the University of Alberta is proud to announce the launch of a new online news and networking tool - SafetyNET. Our goal is to build the largest injury prevention community where news and ideas can be shared.

SafetyNET replaces the traditional email newsletter system allowing the Centre to create more dynamic content and encourage dialogue within the injury prevention community.

Call for Proposals--2017 Skills Building Symposium, Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance


Deadline August 18, 2017

The Gay Men's Sexual Health Alliance is soliciting proposals for its 2017 Skills Building Symposium. This annual event brings together staff of community based HIV/AIDS service organizations, policy makers, community members and researchers to learn best practices and increase their capacity to provide sexual health services locally.


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