Announcements

Nominations for Landmark Designation, Tools of Change

Deadline June 12, 2015

Nominate your energy conservation or active / sustainable transportation program for Landmark designation! The deadline is less than one month away! (June 12, 2015)
 
Benefits

First Steps in FLS Planning, HC LINK

Online
June 9, 2015

10:00-11:30 a.m.

There are countless reasons and benefits for organizations to provide French Language Services (FLS). However, delivering services in French isn't as easy as flipping a switch: there are many considerations, steps, and planning tools to consider.
In this webinar, Andrea and Patrick will introduce basic concepts in why and when you should begin to plan and offer services in French, how to go about planning and implementing these services, and share stories from the field.

National It’s Your Job! Youth Video Contest Prizes Awarded, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has announced the winners of the annual It’s Your Job! Youth Video Contest.

The video contest challenged high school students across the country to use their creativity to produce an original video that could be used in social media to illustrate to younger workers the importance of working safely on the job. Contestants and their schools had a chance to win cash prizes, provincial/territorial and national recognition, and national entrants were also eligible to win the Fan Favourite award.

Call for Presenters--The MBA Symposium (More and Better Approach to Working with Youth)

Deadline June 19, 2015

Parks and Recreation Ontario, in partnership with Play Works - founder of the Youth Friendly Community Recognition Program - presents the MBA, which will:

  • offer information on trends and issues relevant to working with youth (ages 13 to 19 years)
  • share information on best practices - what works and why
  • develop networks to strengthen the approach to working with youth

November 25-26, 2015
Barrie, Ontario
Kempenfelt Conference Centre

Call for Input--Healthy Aboriginal Network Resources

Residential school teacher's guide - evaluation

New Healthy Pregnancy Menu Plan from EatRight Ontario

Do you work with pregnant women? Eating for a healthy pregnancy just got easier with the EatRight Ontario interactive Healthy Pregnancy Menu Plan: http://menuplanner.eatrightontario.ca/MenuPlanner/en/TellUsAboutYourself....

The Healthy Pregnancy Menu Plan features 7 days of easy and customizable meals and snacks, a complete list of recipes, and a grocery shopping list.

Free hard copies of the Healthy Pregnancy Menu Plan are also available to you and your clients by calling EatRight Ontario at 1-877-510-510-2 or sending an email.

New Resource: Responding to Domestic Violence in Clinic Settings--Accredited Online Course Updated and Open for Registration

Half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16. (1)

Every 6 days in Canada a woman is killed by her intimate partner. (2)

In one study, 41% of intimate femicide victims were seen in a health care setting in the year prior to their death.

New Reports--Renewing Canada's Social Architecture

Canada needs to revamp its social safety net for the 21st-century, say Canadian think tanks

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