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New Resource—31st Edition of Canadian Cancer Statistics, Canadian Cancer Society

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This annual publication provides health professionals, researchers, policy-makers and the general public with detailed information about incidence, mortality and other statistics for the most common types of cancer by age, sex, year and province or territory. It is developed through collaboration between the Canadian Cancer Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistics Canada and provincial and territorial cancer registries with input from the Canadian Cancer Statistics Advisory Committee.

New Resource--Health Rights and Responsibilities Project and Youth Health Rights in Canada Review

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The Young Canadians Roundtable on Health (YRCH) is proud to announce the official launch of the Health Rights and Responsibilities Project and the release of a review, Youth Health Rights in Canada, produced in partnership with the University of Toronto’s Joint Centre for Bioethics.

Through the Health Rights and Responsibilities Project, the YCRH set out to examine existing health rights across the country, and increase education and advocacy in the area of youth health rights and responsibilities.

New Resource--Benefits of Active Transportation fact sheet, Alberta Centre for Active Living

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Alberta Centre for Active Living (ACAL) has developed a new fact sheet to provide current information about the benefits of active transportation

It seems that more individuals, schools, workplaces and communities are embracing active transportation. In order to support practitioners in their work on active transportation and to inform the public and practitioners about the benefits of active transportation, the ACAL developed a new Benefits of Active Transportation fact sheet.

Call For Presenters—MBA Symposium

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Deadline July 14, 2017

The MBA Symposium is an annual conference for managers and program staff who work directly with and for youth. The Symposium offers delegates with information on trends and issues, best practices and provides great opportunities to network and learn from colleagues.

Hamilton, Ontario
November 22 to 23, 2017
Art Gallery of Hamilton

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Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge Launch, Public Health Agency of Canada, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services

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When it comes to our health, understanding the factors that influence our choices and behaviours is key to creating programs and policies that improve health and well-being. Public health experts traditionally rely on data from online questionnaires, in-person interviews, and telephone surveys to gain insight into a population’s health. Now, new real-time data sources are emerging that can provide a more complete picture of the health of Canadians.

Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence, Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, OpenEd, University of Guelph

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"Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence" focuses on the processes and products that help others identify, make sense of, and apply relevant research evidence for use in different contexts.
 
Engage is one of three courses in OpenEd’s Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization (https://courses.opened.uoguelph.ca/public/category/courseCategoryCertifi...). 

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