Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Governments Seeking Input to Inform a Framework for Physical Activity

Deadline November 11, 2016

Federal, provincial, and territorial governments (excluding Quebec) want to hear from parents, professionals, businesses, NGOs, and other Canadians, as they embark on a process to develop a physical activity framework.

New Resource--Civic Engagement: An essential ingredient of healthy communities, HC Link

Civic engagement generally refers to activities aimed at the betterment of society that are initiated and directed by community members rather than governments, institutions or large organizations. While some people have strong connections to their community and decision-makers, many others experience barriers to civic participation. In order to promote equitable civic engagement, we must look at ways to ensure that all residents have the skills, confidence and opportunity to participate in civic life, at the level they desire.

Health Promotion Ontario Conference News

Next week, Health Promotion Ontario will be hosting a two-day conference at the beautiful Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Ontario. We will celebrate 30 years of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, while focusing on how to push boundaries in the field over the next 30 years.

News from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast Cancer Awareness Month and More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM)
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) is celebrating the progress that has been made across the breast cancer spectrum and we encourage Canadians to get involved with the work ahead of us to create a future without breast cancer.
New e-tool: My Breast, My Test – an exciting new decision aid tool for Canadian women

Call for Abstracts -- 2017 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario’s 2017 Annual Conference

Deadlines November 1 and December 15, 2016

Widely recognized as a preeminent education and networking event for the hospice palliative care and broader health care sectors, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario’s(HPCO) annual conference has earned a reputation for exceptional educational value. Your support in promoting HPCO's upcoming annual conference is appreciated.  T

Richmond Hill, Ontario
April 23 to Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Convention Centre

Call for Abstracts

Supporting Community Transportation Networking and Engagement in Ontario

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) and the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC), with funding support from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), have collaborated to develop the Ontario Community Transportation Network (OCTN):

Deadline Extension--Healthy Schools Certification, Ophea

Deadline October 28, 2016

Ophea is ready to support you in creating a healthier learning environment for your students while improving the health and well-being of the entire school community!

Registered schools that complete the 6-Step Healthy Schools Process over the course of the school year may be recognized as either a gold, silver or bronze certified Ophea Healthy School.  Registered schools receive access to expert consultation supports, resources, and tools to support you on your way to becoming a healthy school.

Online Graduate Certificates in Public Health at Concordia University of Edmonton

Geared to Public Health and allied health professionals, Concordia University of Edmonton continues for the 10th year to offer on-line courses leading to Graduate Certificates in Leadership, Strategic Communication and Work with Vulnerable Populations.

These courses provide tools and knowledge to practitioners to respond to complex challenges and changes in organizations and in communities. Some universities accept these courses and provide credit towards their MPH and other graduate programs.

Courses are offered every 8 weeks and delivered online.

Scholarships Available for Occupational Health and Safety Students, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Deadline January 31, 2017

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Dick Martin Scholarship Award.

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