Announcements

Research Study Recruitment--Helping youth with disabilities and parents who support them to get started in looking for work

A research study through Bloorview Research Institute and Ability Online

What is this study about?

Are you a youth or young adult with a physical disability?

Consider participating in a study about preparing for employment.

We want to understand whether our employment program is useful for youth who are preparing for work. We are comparing two different online employment programs. We will provide weekly topics and resources. We want to understand your experiences in looking getting ready for work.

Call for Abstracts--Advancing Food Insecurity Research in Canada

Deadline July 15, 2016

It has been 35 years since the first food bank opened in Canada, 22 years since questions about household food insecurity first appeared on national surveys, and 10 years since we began systematically monitoring this problem in Canada. Over this period, research has been conducted to describe the extent of the problem, who is affected, health and other consequences, and the lived experience of food insecurity. There have also been critical examinations of current responses and policy directions.

May News from Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Students Awarded Health and Safety Scholarships

 

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has announced the winners of the 2016 Dick Martin Scholarship Award (http://ccohs.ca/scholarship/). This annual award, open to students in occupational health and safety programs at Canadian universities and colleges, was established to encourage interest in the field of workplace health and safety.

HC Link has a new information-sharing listserv: Community-Links

HC Link is happy to announce the launch of our new listserv – Community-Links!

This listserv provides an opportunity for quick and easy information sharing among community groups, organizations and partnerships working to build healthy, vibrant communities across Ontario.
Community-Links is a platform for peer sharing, networking and mutual learning. Subscribers are able to:

New Resource--Taking Action to Create a Healthier Food Environment eBook, Nutrition Resource Centre

In advance of our upcoming forum, review a copy of the eBook from NRC’s recent Taking Action to Create a Healthier Food Environment Workshop (October 2015, http://opha.on.ca/Nutrition-Resource-Centre/Events/Events/2015/Food-Envi...).

It provides important links to resources and presentation slides that you will be able to apply in your practice and can be found online at http://opha.on.ca/getmedia/5c2e842a-6471-4337-93c5-f7d1d07a10c3/FINAL-eB....

Eight Weeks of Nicotine Patch and Gum Available Through Leave The Pack Behind

Leave The Pack Behind is offering free 8-week treatment of the nicotine patch or gum to support young adult smokers’ access to evidence-based smoking cessation products.

Call for Abstracts--Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada, CGNA2017

Deadline September 16, 2016

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (http://cgna.net) and the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario (http://gnaontario.org/) are excited to announce the Call for Abstracts for CGNA2017.

19th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
Ottawa, Ontario
May 4-6, 2017
http://CGNA2017.ca

The CGNA biennial conference is the only event of its kind that focuses on all facets of education, practice and research in the care of older adults.

Tools and Resources for the First Week Challenge Contest; Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

Let people know to register for their chance to win $500 by quitting smoking for a week: http://www.FirstWeekChallengeContest.com is about incentivizing people to make more quit attempts.

If you are interested in promoting this campaign, please email FirstWeekChallengeContest@ontario.cancer.ca to find out what free tools and resources we have for you.

For more information about the contest, please visit http://convio.cancer.ca/site/TR?fr_id=21409&pg=entry#.Vxkabj9G5p8.

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