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2018 Harry Jerome Nominations Open, BBPA

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Deadline January 31, 2018

[Ed: Deadline updated January 26, 2018]

The BBPA Harry Jerome Awards is recognized as the most prestigious national awards gala in the African-Canadian community and a coveted symbol of achievement. This years winners receive awards in the following categories: Academics, Arts, Athletics, Business, Community Service, Diversity, Entertainment, Health Sciences, Leadership, Lifetime Achievement, Media, President’s, Professional Excellence, Trailblazer and Young Entrepreneur.

Call for Proposals—Resetting the Table, FSC Assembly 2018

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Deadline January 30, 2018

Resetting the Table, FSC’s 10th Assembly, will bring together Canada’s brightest food thinkers and most innovative organizations to share and develop practical solutions to national and global issues related to food--climate, equity, health and sustainability. We are excited to partner with our Assembly hosts the Concordia Food Coalition and Concordia University, leaders in the student food movement and campus sustainability.

Montreal, Quebec
November 1-4, 2018

Ontario Society for Nutrition Professionals in Public Health Renamed

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For your information, the Ontario Society for Nutrition Professionals in Public Health has undergone a name change. They are now called the Ontario Dietitians in Public health (ODPH). Their general email is now [email protected] and their website is http://www.odph.ca.

You can read more about the changes on their news page: https://www.odph.ca/news/news-new-name-url-and-email-addresses.

Call for Nominations--Youth Engagement Showcase, Rural Ontario Institute

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Deadline March 2, 2018

Nominations are now open for the Rural Ontario Institute's Youth Engagement Showcase: http://www.ruralontarioinstitute.ca/youthengagementshowcase. Rural communities across Ontario have the opportunity to nominate young leaders for recognition in the Youth Engagement Showcase from now until March 2, 2018.

Ontario Research Grants and Fellowship Awards, The Lung Association

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Deadline February 1, 2018

The Lung Association – Ontario Research Grants and Fellowship Awards support research and graduate study by health-care providers in the field of respiratory care.

The Research Grants and Fellowship Awards program annual competition is now open – deadline for application is February 1, 2018.  Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS) members are eligible to apply for the awards.

Call for Campaign Support--Some of Us Make Hard Choices Every Day, WellFort Community Health Services

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As elections draw close in Ontario, policy makers have the opportunity to solicit for federal support and push for universal pharmacare for all Canadians. To keep pharmacare on the radar as policy makers prepare their campaign platforms, WellFort launched a #PHARMACAREFORALL campaign. We need the support of individuals, local groups, and organizations to raise public and political awareness of the issue and to increase pressure on policy makers to implement universal pharmacare sooner than later. Together, we can make #PHARMACAREFORALL a reality in Canada!
 

New Resources from Tools of Change

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Tools of Change announces five newly designated Landmark case studies, the addition of five other new case studies (including one focused on indoor environments / IAQ), and the updating of two more. We've also added new Topic Resources in all topic areas --seventeen in all.

If you have suggestions for case studies, the website or this newsletter, please contact me at [email protected].

Energy Programs

Three New Energy Landmark Case Studies, Two Runner-Ups

New Resource--Sharing Together Report in Short, EENet

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Find out what Ontario’s evidence needs are for the mental health, substance use and additions system.

Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) is excited to release the Sharing Together: Report in Short. Developing an evidence priority agenda for Ontario’s mental health, substance use, and addictions system.

Sharing Together is an EENet initiative that aims to promote the use of evidence to improve the healthcare experience, quality of care, and overall health and wellbeing of all Ontarians.

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