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Call for Input—Clinical Trials Education for Health Care Practitioners, Continuing Professional Development at Queen’s University Survey

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The office of Continuing Professional Development at Queen’s University is committed to providing innovative healthcare education.  Currently, we are looking for ways to support primary health care practitioners who have patients enrolled in pharmaceutical clinical trials. To help us understand how best to support primary health care practitioners (physicians, registered and/or registered practical nurses, dieticians, social workers, etc.), we are conducting a needs assessment for these groups.

Save the Date: "Measuring Return to Work" Conference, Bancroft Institute

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Toronto, Ontario
February 9 and 10, 2017

How do we measure Return to Work? How should we?

The next Bancroft Institute event will be looking at the way Return to Work is measured in various jurisdictions, as well as how it could be.

The event will feature participation from academics, advocates, WSIB staff, and more.

Registration information will be circulated shortly, but in the meantime, mark it down in your calendar.

Februay 9, Location TBA, 6:30 p.m.
Keynote Address by Ellen MacEachen followed by a social event.

Call for Host Proposals--Bring the Canadian Food Movement to your Community, Food Secure Canada

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Deadline March 31, 2017

In November 2018, we will hold our 10th National Assembly and we are looking for a host organization and community to partner with.

Since 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) has hosted biennial assemblies bringing people together from across the food system to meet, exchange ideas and strategize for collective projects. These vibrant 3-day events include fantastic food, inspiring plenaries, and engaging sessions, tours, businesses and organizations. Read about our past assemblies, with the most recent bringing together 900 people in Toronto.

New Report--The kids are not alright: How the food and beverage industry is marketing our children and youth to death, Heart & Stroke

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The Heart & Stroke 2017 Report on the Health of Canadians examines how industry is marketing unhealthy food and beverages directly to our children and youth, and how this is affecting their preferences and choices, their family relationships and their health.

Read the report at http://heartandstroke.ca/heartreport.

Request for Input--Youth Advisory Council Resources, Parks and Recreation Ontario

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Parks and Recreation Ontario is seeking resources on Youth Advisory Councils.

Specifically it is looking for sample

  • Terms of Reference,
  • Policies and Procedures, and
  • Weekly/monthly/annual work or action plans.

If you have any of these or other Youth Advisory Council resources, please forward them to mprice@prontario.org.

Call for Abstracts--CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, 46th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Canadian Association on Gerontology

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Deadline April 14, 2017

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World.  Join us for Canada’s premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines and all interests in aging, including research, practice, policy and related work. International submissions are encouraged. We are also pleased to offer the CIHR-IA Student Poster Competition and student travel assistance grants.

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