Announcements

Office Space for Rent in Regent Park

Are you a social justice agency in the social service, non-profit, or environmental sector looking for some office space in Regent Park?

Located at 40 Oak Street (Gerard and Parliament), we could be the place for you!

40 Oaks is an environmentally friendly designed building, planned for maximum natural light, and developed to meet the City’s Green Development Standards to a level equal to a LEED Silver.

Ontario Launches Enhanced Youth Action Plan

Ontario is investing $55 million over three years for an enhanced Youth Action Plan to support more high-risk youth and additional high-needs communities across the province.

This enhanced plan builds on the success of the Ontario Youth Action Plan which was released in 2012. Additional targeted investments are being made in areas of the province that need it most, including Sudbury, Kingston, Brantford, Peterborough, Thunder Bay and the Greater Toronto Area.

The enhanced plan is based on five pillars:

Call for Participants--Reproductive Care Study; University of Manitoba, Concordia University, and Guelph University

The following call for research participants for a qualitative study may be of interest to you or your clients:

Have you ever been considered obese?

Have you ever tried to get pregnant? OR

Have you ever been pregnant?

If you answered yes to these questions, we would like to hear from you!

Researchers in Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto and Guelph are conducting a study looking at how women and transpeople considered obese are treated by healthcare professionals while on their paths to pregnancy or potential pregnancy.

New Resource--Canada Social Report, Caledon Institute of Social Policy

Launched in spring 2015 by the Caledon Institute of Social Policy, the Canada Social Report was inspired by the recent loss of data in Canada. 

New Resource--From the Margins to the Middle: D.I.Y Health Equity Kit, CAMH

On March 12, 2015, over forty people from all walks of life gathered to reflect on experiences related to embedding equity into efforts to improve the mental health and addictions system.

Call for Input--Comprehensive Public Health Competency Rating Survey, CPHA

Deadline June 30, 2015

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is assessing the feasibility of creating a certified designation for Canada's public health workforce. CPHA is inviting public health professionals to respond to a survey that will help with determining the minimum public health competencies that should be required for obtaining a certified public health designation in Canada.

Eye See…Eye Learn® Expands to All Ontario, Ontario Association of Optometrists

The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Eye See…Eye Learn® program will be available across the province starting July 1.

The program is available to all children age Junior Kindergarten students (born 2011) from July 1 until June 30. The program encourages parents to book a comprehensive eye exam with a participating optometrist to detect any vision problems that might hinder the child’s ability to learn and play.

New Resource--Aboriginal Ways Tried and True Framework, Public Health Agency of Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the publication of the new Aboriginal Ways Tried and True (WTT) Framework, a new approach to seek out and identify Aboriginal best practices in health promotion and chronic disease prevention within a cultural context that respects First Nations, Inuit and Métis traditional approaches to health and wellness.

Call for Input--Needs Assessment: Newcomers Living With HIV and/or Hepatitis C, Canadian Treatment Action Council

Deadline June 26, 2016
 
The Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) is conducting two needs assessment surveys identify gaps in accessing treatment, care and support services for:

Call for Presenters--MBA Symposium (More and Better Approach to working with youth)

Deadline June 22, 2015.

Presenters are invited to submit topics of interest to managers and staff who offer programs and services for youth ages 13 to 19 years (or any subset of that age range).

More information on this opportunity can be found in the Call for Presenters. Please click to access it: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NPNKTSX.

The submission deadline is Monday, June 22, 2015.

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