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Youth Development Certificate Program, Lung Association


Toronto, Ontario
May 8 to 12, 2017

The Lung Association is excited to announce the next session of the Youth Development Certificate Program accredited by Queen’s University.

This 5-day training introduces you to the current best practice and research supporting a youth development approach. The training uses a facilitated cooperative learning approach and mirrors strategies that can be utilized in your work with young people. You will have opportunities to link new knowledge to past experiences and prepare to carry them into future practice.

Centre Talks: Serving people who are non-insured due to immigration status--barriers, resources and next steps; Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael's Hospital


Toronto, Ontario
May 5, 2017

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Room 240, 209 Victoria Street (venue is wheelchair accessible)

People who are non-insured due to immigration status face many obstacles and gaps in the health care system, with severe consequences for health and wellbeing. Panelists will explore these obstacles and their impacts. Presentations will also offer a ‘101’ on working with patients who are non-insured due to immigration status and possibilities for policy change.


Healthy Me. Healthy You. Conference, Mental Health Commission of Canada


Oshawa, Ontario
May 4 & 5, 2017

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EST (Lunch will be provided)
Lakeridge Health, 1 Hospital Court

This unique two-day conference, organized and offered by a group of hospitals, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada,  is intended to provide an overview of how the National Standard for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace can be used to:

Rent Assistance, The Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest


May 4, 2017

1:00−2:30 p.m. (EST)
Rent assistance is a cornerstone of the Housing First approach to ending chronic homelessness. Yet many Ontario communities do not have rent assistance or enough rent assistance to meet the needs of the homeless population. Furthermore, when available, rent assistance is often implemented in many different ways. Communities vary in terms of the dollar amounts of rent assistance per person and whether the rent assistance is portable or tied to a specific housing unit.

Gerontological Nursing--Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada, 19th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association


Ottawa, Ontario
May 4-6, 2017

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association ( and the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario ( are excited to announce that registration is now open for CGNA2017.

The CGNA biennial conference is the only event of its kind that focuses on all facets of education, practice and research in the care of older adults.

Nutrition Exchange, Celebrating Nutrition: It's a Capital Event; 2017 Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health


Ottawa, Ontario
May 3 and 4, 2017

Registered Dietitians, staff working in nutrition-related programs and students are encouraged to attend the OSNPPH Annual Nutrition Exchange. It is an important component of continuing education and professional development in Ontario.

The OSNPPH Annual Nutrition Exchange is the only conference in Ontario where the entire two-day agenda is dedicated to public health nutrition!


Ontario Injury Prevention Forum – Road Safety in Ontario: Back to the future in 2017, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Toronto, Ontario
May 2, 2017

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning, 3550 Pharmacy Ave

We are pleased to invite you to register and participate in the Ontario Injury Prevention Forum presented by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee 2016 Report, Public Health Ontario and The Program Training and Consultation Centre


Online and Toronto, Ontario
May 2, 2017

SFO-SAC 2016 summarizes the best available published tobacco control evidence and builds on the SFO-SAC 2010 report. It provides an assessment of the potential contribution to reduce tobacco use and associated burden in Ontario and highlights equity, and implementation considerations.

Film Screening--TIGERS, with Nestle Whistleblower, Syed Aamir Raza Hussain


Toronto, Ontario
May 1, 2017

SafelyFed Canada is bringing TIGERS back to Toronto for one screening only. Premiering to critical acclaim at TIFF in 2014, TIGERS from Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic is the real-life story of a young salesman whose life is changed when he realizes that the infant formula he is peddling to doctors with gifts and incentives has deadly consequences for the families of his city.


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