Capital Ideas: Nourishing Debates, Minds, and Bodies; Canadian Association for Food Studies 2015 Conference

Ottawa, Ontario
May 30–June 2, 2015

University of Ottawa

The Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) will host its tenth annual assembly at the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Spring Nursing Conference: Update Your Cardiovascular Nursing Toolkit

Ottawa, Ontario
May 29, 2015

Brookstreet Hotel

Hosted by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, topics will include:

  • CABG vs. PCI
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Frailty
  • Heart Failure Care
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

The full program and registration information are available at


Sharing Experiences: Using OCAN in Community Mental Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

May 28, 2015

12:00-1:30 p.m. (EST)

What is OCAN?

The Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) is the provincial standardized assessment tool for the community mental health sector. OCAN supports a consumer-driven approach and focuses conversations on needs, strengths, and the development of a recovery plan.

Join a free webinar and hear about how you can use OCAN in community mental health.

Learning objectives:

Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange 2015: A Conference on Aging

Toronto, Ontario
May 28, 2015

The Annual National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) Knowledge Exchange is a highly anticipated conference that is the cornerstone of the knowledge transfer strategy at NICE. The conference provides a unique opportunity for members of the community, clinicians, academics, students, and business leaders to come together to exchange new ideas, introduce insights and innovations, and promote tangible solutions to help address issues facing aging populations.

Dr. Gabor Maté Workshops from Mission: Empowerment! Workshops

Stratford, Ontario
May 28 & 29, 2015

When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection                           
May 28, 2015

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Arden Park Hotel, 552 Ontario Street

Social Enterprise, Sustainability Network

Toronto, Ontario
May 27, 2015

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
215 Spadina Avenue, Connector Room (ground floor), CSI-Spadina

Workshop for Teams of 3-4

The workshop will be led by Norm Tasevski, co-founder and partner with Purpose Capital. Norm has spent his career working with and for impact-minded for-profit, non-profit and government organizations.

The workshop is designed to help leadership teams of 3-4 (including board members) get clarity on:

Workplace Wellness: Moving Forward! Southwest Region Public Health Units, Western Region Workforce Planning Boards, and the City of Stratford

Stratford, Ontario
May 27, 2015

9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  (Refreshments at 8:15 a.m. and lunch will be served)
Stratford Rotary Complex, 353 McCarthy Road

Healthy organizations are a result of forging strong links between health, safety, wellness initiatives and core human resource goals. Employers today face mounting pressures to find better ways to reduce employee health and safety risks and costs.  The way forward is to view employee wellbeing as a strategic business advantage.

Canada’s 4th Applied Research Conference in Cancer Control

Montreal, Quebec
May 24–25, 2015

Hilton Bonaventure Hotel

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) will hold their 4th annual conference May 24-25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec. The ARCC conference is to bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.

Registration is now open! Early-bird rates are in effect until April 13th, 2015.

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