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Sixth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition, Centre for Health Science and Law

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Ottawa, Ontario
October 1-2, 2018

Registration now open now for our Sixth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition conference.   The early bird rate is still available at https://www.foodforlifereport.ca

We will explore front-of-pack nutrition labelling, school food, the new Canada's Food Guide, the new national food policy for Canada, health-promoting consumption taxes, and much more. 

Here are some confirmed speakers, so far:

Waypoint Research Institute’s 6th Annual Conference, Momentum: Research Realized

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Barrie, Ontario
May 14 to 16, 2018

Registration for the Waypoint Research Institute’s 6th Annual Conference, Momentum: Research Realized, is now open! This conference is focused on knowledge translation, implementation science, and health promotion issues in the mental health and addictions system (broadly conceived).
 
Conference & Pre-Conference Workshops – Preliminary Program

Lingering Impact of Suicide: Implementing Supports for Individuals and Families, SafeGuards

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Timmins, Ontario
May 7-8, 2018

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Canadians aged 15 to 34 (Statistics Canada, 2001). Children and youth who experience a family member’s death by suicide are at higher risk of developing childhood traumatic grief. Surviving family members have increased incidence of suicide attempts and suicidal ideation that can be passed on within families.

CNS 2018 Annual Conference

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 3-5, 2018

Our program is set and offers an excellent line-up of sessions that will offer stimulating topics for the presentation of scientific research spanning basic, regulatory/policy, clinical and community nutrition research. The CNS Annual Conference offers an exceptional learning environment and brings together nutrition experts, opinion leaders, industry representatives, government officials, and future leaders.

Highlights of the 2018 conference program include:

Bootcamp on Shade Design for Skin Cancer Prevention, Ryerson University and the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition

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Toronto, Ontario
May 1, 2018

Ryerson University and the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition's UVR WG/Shade Policy Committee are organizing a bootcamp on shade design for skin cancer prevention. It’s taking place at Ryerson University. The Working Group has taken a leadership role in developing a Shade Policy and Guidelines for the City of Toronto believing that good design and sound municipal policy bridging health and planning can be a key element to support chronic disease prevention, in public places.

Advanced Principles of Toxicology Course at the University of Guelph

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Guelph, Ontario
April 30-May 11, 2018
 
Explore current and developing research in human health, environmental toxicology and risk assessment with a unique 2-week graduate level course on Advanced Principles of Toxicology at the University of Guelph.   Join us and learn more about this ever-changing field through lectures, practical exercises and case studies taught by faculty.  Topics include but are not limited to:
 

Dirty Drop-off: Children’s exposure to air pollutants at school, Green Communities Canada

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Online
April 26, 2018

1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Green Communities Canada tackles the issue of vehicle emissions around schools and the effect on students in a free webinar.

The featured presenter is Dr. Matthew Adams, whose research has found elevated levels of air pollution from idling cars around designated school pick-up zones, and in nearby kindergarten and playground areas. Followed by a Q&A session.

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