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New Program -- Trust Your Buddy, Canadian Council of the Blind


Trust Your Buddy (TYB) is the free health education resource for the blind and visually impaired across Canada. TYB is a program of the Canadian Council of the Blind. Using the power of the internet, we aim to engage, educate and empower you to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

Ryan Van Praet is a Registered Kinesiologist with 10+ years of chronic disease management and health education; he is here as your free lifestyle coach, mentor, and buddy.

Reasons for this Program

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.

$15K Challenge, Women’s Xchange


Deadline September 4, 2017

What would you do with $15K?

Women’s Xchange invites you to apply for the $15K Challenge.

The $15K Challenge will award up to $15,000 to individuals in organizations working to advance the health of women and girls. Funding is available for one year, and organizations must be based in Ontario.

You’ve got the ideas. We’ve got the funding. Let’s work together.

Health and Mental Health Provider Survey, Rainbow Health Ontario


Deadline July 15, 2017

Are you a health or mental health provider working with children and youth (< 18 years)? If YES, Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) would like to hear from you!!

RHO is a province-wide program of Sherbourne Health Centre that works to promote the health of Ontario's LGBTQ communities and to improve their access to services.

Despite a greater acceptance of trans/gender diverse people, trans/gender-diverse children and youth still experience many barriers to health and social services.

New Resource--Social Media Case Studies, Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development


Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) launches three new case studies on the Digital Liaisons Microsite

ICAD is happy to announce the launch of three new case studies on its Digital Liaisons microsite:

Three HIV and sexual health organizations from around the world share the lessons they have learned from using social media in their work:

New Resource--Healthy Eating Reports, Alberta Health Services’ Nutrition Services


Alberta Health Services’ Nutrition Services has created a series of reports that provide an analysis of the cost and affordability of healthy eating in Alberta, as well as an overview of the causes, prevalence and impacts of household food insecurity. These documents illustrate how specific households may be unable to afford a healthy diet when trying to meet all of their basic life needs.

Who is the Target Audience for the Reports?


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