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Call for Abstracts--2017 Annual Health Promotion Ontario Conference: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Health Promotion Ontario


Deadline May 31, 2017

Each year, Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas in and around the field of health promotion. This year’s conference will be in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Health Promotion Ontario.

Toronto, Ontario
November 23, 2017
Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street

This year’s conference theme invites presentations and workshops that:

Call for Abstracts--CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, Deadline Extended


Deadline May 1, 2017

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.

Call for Abstracts--National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly Annual Knowledge Exchange Student Poster Competition


Deadline (Extended) April 26, 2017

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) is sponsoring a student poster competition at the 2017 Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange.

Toronto, Ontario
May 10, 2017
Hart House, University of Toronto

Online Graduate Certificates in Public Health at Concordia University of Edmonton


Geared to Public Health and allied health professionals, Concordia University of Edmonton continues for the 10th year to offer on-line courses leading to Graduate Certificates in Leadership, Strategic Communication and Work with Vulnerable Populations.
These courses provide tools and knowledge to practitioners to respond to complex challenges and changes in organizations and in communities. Some universities accept these courses and provide credit towards their MPH and other graduate programs.

Courses are offered every 8 weeks and delivered online.

Five Ontario Communities Receive 1999 Caring Communities Award


The Caring Communities Award recognizes and celebrates communities whose imagination and collaboration have led to specific and long-lasting achievements, especially when faced with limited resources and difficult situations. The 1999 Caring Communities Award recipients are:

* La communaute theatrale franco-ontarienne, a coalition that connects French theatre organizations across the province;

* the Rayside-Balfour community near Sudbury;

* Rainy River First Nation located in Northwestern Ontario;

* Roebuck, a small town less than an hour's drive from Ottawa

* the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, made up of Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Tuscarora and the Delaware First Nations, situated outside of Brantford.

For more information see or contact Cindy Little or Gabriella Skubincan (888) 504-8464

Call for Proposals--Ontario School Zone Safety Conference, CAA


Deadline April 28, 2017

CAA is hosting the Ontario School Zone Safety Conference in Toronto on October 2, 2017.

The challenge today is the multiple conversations happening around school transportation, and the shifting focus on active modes. The main purpose of this event is to bring together the many groups engaged in this, as well as our traditional road safety/ and IP professionals to frame a plan that all the different groups would be able to agree upon.


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