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Call for Nominations--Health Promotion Canada 2017 Recognition Awards


Deadline September 30, 2017

The inaugural Health Promotion Canada 2017 Recognition Awards offers the opportunity to elevate health promoters at various stages in their careers, and celebrate those who are making significant contributions in the field of health promotion across Canada.

Recipients of the awards will receive a one year complimentary 2018 HPC membership (Lifetime Achievement recipients will receive a complimentary lifetime membership), and be recognized at HPC’s Annual General Meeting on December 7, 2017 and on HPC’s website.

Call for Abstracts--Rural Performing Arts Working Group Symposium 2018


Deadline October 31, 2017

With the Rural Performing Arts Working Group Symposium 2018, we are aiming once again to attract a broad spectrum of rural performing art creators, producers, presenters and animateurs from a wide mix of art forms (dance, media arts, theatre and music) with a variety of instrumentals (organizational management, audience development, inclusionary community engagement, etc.) to collaboratively consider their experience in order to improve it.

Cobalt, Ontario
May 24-27, 2018

New Resource—Knowledge Synthesis of Relevant Sphere of Action for Promoting the Mental Health of Young Adults, Institut national de santé publique du Québec


This Knowledge synthesis examines reference points underpinning actions to enhance mental health, life situations encountered during the passage to adulthood and the resources that can have a positive effect on the mental health, and the relevant spheres of action to promote mental health in young adults.

Youth Friendly Community Criteria and Application Portal


Deadline January 5, 2018

Play Works is pleased to introduce the recently updated Youth Friendly Community criteria and the new YFC application portal, which can be found at can be found at

The deadline for application is January 5, 2018.

A series of live Orientation Webinars are available to guide communities through the online application portal:

Call for Applications--2017-2019 Investment in Youth Engagement Initiative


Deadline September 22, 2017

Are you a member of a youth group that wants to make a difference in your community?

Do you feel passionate about promoting health and wellness?

Would you like to work with community partners and public health staff to make your community a safer, healthier place to live, work and play?

International Walk to School Month/Day Posters and Stickers Available, Canada Walks


International Walk to School Day 2017 is less than a month away on October 4.

Canada Walks has ideas, posters and stickers to help celebrate the event, and schools can register their participation in IWALK to receive a certificate.

For more details, visit

Early-Bird Registration Ends Next Week for HC Link 2017 Conference


Deadline September 15, 2017

Toronto, Ontario
November 20th & 21st, 2017
Linking for Healthy Communities: With Everyone, For Everyone
BMO Institute for Learning,

The two-day event will be a safe space that welcomes curiosity and self-reflection, and encourages conversation about how to work across various differences to build more inclusive communities.

Conference highlights:

Keynote speaker Kim Katrin Milan will inspire and equip us with practical takeaways and strategies to make diversity and equity a greater consideration

Call for Latebreaker Abstracts: CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World


Deadline September 18, 2017

46th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Canadian Association on Gerontology

October 19-21, 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is pleased to announce a Call for Latebreaker Abstracts for CAG2017, our 46th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting.  Abstracts are due by September 18, 2017.

We are also excited and honoured to welcome our esteemed keynote speakers at CAG2017!


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