Call for Nominations, Cathleen Kneen Award, Food Secure Canada

Deadline August 15, 2016

Food Secure Canada gives out this award biannually to recognize vision, leadership and a commitment to grassroots activism in building a more just and ecological food system.

Launching "Food for Life Report" (...with your help), Canadian Centre for Health Science and Law

Deadline August 6, 2016

The Canadian Centre for Health Science and Law (CHSL) is launching a new independent consumer nutrition magazine to help Canadians be more savvy eaters and governments more accountable for improving public health nutrition.  Volunteers and scientific advisers, all independent from government and industry, are putting the finishing touches on the first, August/September issue, and asking fellow travellers to financially back a Kickstarter campaign at

Call for Abstracts--Health Promotion Ontario Annual Conference

Deadline July 25, 2016

Health Promotion Ontario provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas in and around the field ofhealth promotion. This year’s conference will be in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion.

Call for Workshops--6th Biannual Body Image & Self-Esteem Conference, National Eating Disorder Information Centre

Deadline September 7, 2016

The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is pleased to be hosting its sixth bi-annual Body-Image and Self-Esteem Conference. This Conference is a unique opportunity in Canada to share and to learn more about the current research, evidence-based practices and innovative outreach in a multi-disciplinary, action-oriented environment.

Toronto, Ontario
May 11 & 12, 2017

We are currently seeking submissions for workshop sessions (75 or 90 minutes).

New Resource--Healthy Eating in Today’s Food Environment . . . Is it Possible? Nutrition Resource Centre

The Nutrition Resource Centre has just released the official eBook for its 2016 Forum: “Healthy Eating in Today’s Food Environment . . . Is it Possible?”

It includes summaries of all of the day’s sessions, links to presentation slides and posters, and other relevant resources.

Visit to download your own copy!

Resetting the Table, Food Secure Canada’s 9th Assembly, Early Bird Registration Ends Soon

Deadline July 22, 2016

Only 10 Days Left for Early Bird Registration! Register by July 22nd and save $100 on the standard price.

Resetting the Table, Food Secure Canada’s 9th Assembly in Toronto, October 13 - 16, 2016, will have a place for you with 50+ skills-building workshops, tours, keynotes and networking opportunities. Check out the preliminary program:

Call for Proposals--Organizing Equality International Conference, Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University

Deadline August 1, 2016

Organizing Equality is a major international conference hosted by members of the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University.  It is a rare activist-scholarly gathering that focuses on organizing at its core, and seeks to build capacity in the London and Western U campus communities from September 2016 to March 2017 in the lead up to the international gathering.

London, Ontario
March 24 and 26, 2017
Museum London

Seeking Participants--McMaster PEPSO study on precarious work

I’m doing some freelance work interviewing freelancers, consultants and contract workers (sessional instructors, artists, journalists, writers, community workers and more) for the PEPSO study (McMaster U / United Way of Toronto). As a freelancer / consultant / contractor, I’m hoping to provide a bit of a friendly and knowledgable face, and nuanced frame to be able to document some of our experiences.

Call for Applications--Ontario150 Grant Programs; Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport

Deadline September 14, 2016

The Ontario150 program is a series of events and initiatives that will stretch to every corner of our province, showcasing Ontario’s innovative spirit, our culture and our community diversity.

In addition to a number of signature events planned across the province, municipalities, community organizations and Indigenous groups will be able to access funding programs designed to bring people together, while laying the groundwork for a strong economic, social and cultural legacy for Ontario’s next 150 years.

New Website and Resources--Collaborative Leadership in Practice

What is CLiP-LCP?

Collaborative Leadership in Practice (CLiP) is a two-year bilingual project to strengthen collaborative, equitable and inclusive leadership in the non-profit sector —specifically in the context of partnerships and networks.

Through this Project, co-leads Health Nexus and Ontario Public Health Associate (OPHA) are collaborating with other external partners to share research, resources and learning opportunities that:

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