Events

Essential Skills Series 2015, Canadian Evaluation Society

Toronto, Ontario
July 6-9, 2015

Ryerson University, Oakham House, 63 Gould Street

This 4-day course was developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society to provide participants with a basic understanding of the main models and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. Prior knowledge of evaluation and of social science research methods is not required. There are no examinations associated with the course, nor is there any homework. Participation in all 15 course modules entitles you to a Certificate of Completion from the Canadian Evaluation Society.

Engagement Organizing: Harnessing People Power, Sustainability Network

Ottawa, Ontario
June 29, 2015

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
25OneCommunity, 251 Bank Street 2nd floor

"Engagement Organizing" is an approach that strives to marry organizing, technology, and a culture of developing leadership in others. It represents a shift away from expert-driven, direct mail groups toward a model that focuses on nimble, data-driven, learning organizations that place relationship building and mobilization of supporters at the heart of their work.

Alcohol Labelling – The Canadian context, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

Online
June 29, 2015

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

The use of standard product labels to convey health-related information about food and beverages is now widespread in Canada, except in the case of alcoholic beverages. This is despite the fact that approximately 80 per centof the population reports drinking alcohol at least once in the past year 1(,2), and that there is clear evidence that links drinking alcohol with significant harm and cost.  

Spotlight on Methods and Tools: Anatomy of a Systematic Review, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Online
June 25, 2015

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST

Learn what to look for and where to find it in a systematic review with the Anatomy of a Systematic Review facsheet, a new resource developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools so you can quickly and easily find the information you need to complete the critical appraisal process.

Click here to register: http://ow.ly/NjhB6

Parachute’s Injury Prevention Webinar Series: Webinar #3

Online
June 23, 2015

1:00-2:0 p.m. EST

Parachute is hosting is its third and final webinar in the Injury Prevention Webinar Series. This webinar features two presentations, one on an injury prevention issue and one on a general topic of interest.

  • Presentation #1: Poisoning Prevention, Heather Hudson, Ontario Poison Centre, SickKids
  • Presentation #2: Introduction to Program Evaluation and Logic Models, Sunitha Ravi Kumar - Parachute

Registration: RSVP Required.

Top Ten Compliance Issues for Canadian Registered Charities, Sustainability Network

Toronto, Ontario
June 23, 2015

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

A great deal has been written about legal compliance surrounding charities in Canada.  Much of that material, however, is highly specialized, hard to understand and sometimes esoteric.  As a result, it can be extremely difficult for charities, employees and volunteers to focus in on the issues that are most important for charities.

Webinar: Living Life to the Full for Older Adults, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division

Online
June 23, 2015

12:00-1:00 p.m.

This past year (January 2014-March 2015) the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division offered an exciting pilot project aimed at enhancing mental well-being among older adults in Ontario. The pilot project delivered the Living Life to the Full program to 375 older adults in communities across Ontario and conducted an impact evaluation.

Alcohol Labelling – A review of the evidence, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario

Online
June 23, 2015

2:00–3:00 p.m.

The use of standard product labels to convey health-related information on food and beverages is now widespread in Canada except in the case of alcoholic beverages. This is despite the fact that approximately 80 per cent of the population reports drinking alcohol at least once in the past year (1,2), and that there is clear evidence linking drinking with significant harm and cost.  

Promising Paths: Research, Practice & Policy for Healthy and Sustainable Campuses; International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges; University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus

Kelowna, British Columbia
June 22-25, 2015

The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges/VII International Congress will create a dynamic meeting place for researchers, practitioners, administrators, students, community representatives and policy-makers from around the world to explore pressing issues and identify promising paths.

The Conference is designed to mobilize the power, identify the responsibility, and highlight the opportunities for Universities and Institutions of Higher Education to:

The evidence brief process as one approach to synthesis, Public Health Ontario

Online
June 22, 2015

10:30 am. to 12:00 p.m.

To ensure that solutions to emerging public health problems and programs for health promotion are evidence-informed, the use of evidence is critical. Resources and tools to support the application of the best available evidence for decision making will be discussed.

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