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Closing the Gap: Better health for all, Upstream: Institute for a Healthy Society

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Ottawa, Ontario
April 8, 2017

Join Canada's Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) leaders and decision makers for an exciting two-part event hosted by Upstream.

Growing public awareness of the roots of better health has opened the door to many conversations about how to equitably improve social conditions to further this common goal. Upstream invites you to join us in exploring the best ways to move this conversation into action.

Fair Food Nation: Envisioning a future where food is a basic right, Community Food Centres Canada

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Toronto, Ontario
April 7, 2017

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West

We’d like to invite you to look ahead to the future and imagine what the possibilities if food was a basic human right in this country. How do we get there?

We hope you will join us for Fair Food Nation: Envisioning a future where food is a basic right. Leading voices in Indigenous food security and the food justice movement will paint an inspiring picture of a fair food nation while articulating where we should focus our energy right now.

Heart Wise Exercise: Meeting the Needs of Your Clients with a Chronic Health Condition; OSHF, Heart Wise Exercise, and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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Toronto, Ontario
April 7, 2017

12:30-4:30 p.m.
UHN/Toronto Rehab Rumsey Centre, 347 Rumsey Road

OSHF is pleased to continue its partnership with Heart Wise Exercise and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to offer specialized professional development on the fundamentals of exercise and chronic disease.  Supplemented by online learning, training seminars will be hosted at locations across Ontario to help health practitioners better meet the physical activity needs of individuals with chronic conditions.

Speaker: Featuring Dr. Paul Oh

Diabetes Canada Webinar Series for High Prevalence Groups

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Online
April 6 and 12, 2017

Diabetes Canada's next national webinar series begins this month! Join us for diabetes management webinars for three high prevalence groups. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for a long time, there are many learning opportunities to help you live well with diabetes.

Topics and dates in this series include:

Food Banks? A Panel Discussion, Ryerson University’s School of Nutrition and Centre for Studies in Food Security

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Toronto, Ontario
April 6, 2017

6:30 to 9:00 p.m. EDT
Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, RCC 204

Food Banks. What do they do now? What can they do in the near future? What can’t they do? What can we do?

Join as a panel of outstanding experts and activists talk through the complex pros, cons, and to-dos of food banks. All points of view welcomed and respected.

Strategic Project Management for Evaluators, Canadian Evaluation Society Ontario Chapter

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Toronto, Ontario
April 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The sheer number of tools and processes in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) can make it challenging for evaluators to know which tools to apply, and when. This workshop provides theory and hands-on experience applying four PMBOK® derived light-touch project management tools that have been tailored for evaluation projects. All tools can be applied using the standard Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Sandbox Summit, Sandbox Project and Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network

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Toronto, Ontario
April 6, 2017

3rd floor, TELUS House, 25 York Street

Over its seven years, we have transformed The Sandbox Project’s annual stakeholder meeting from a traditional conference format into a more active style of collaborative workshop.

On April 6th, the newly renamed Sandbox Summit will bring together stakeholders from all corners of Canadian child and youth health and wellbeing including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, charities, corporate Canada, families and young people.

A Roadmap for a Nonprofit Sector Pension Plan, Ontario Nonprofit Network

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Online
April 5, 2017

12:00- 1:00 p.m.

As nonprofits and charities, we build and sustain resilient communities. Healthy organizations mean we can do more for communities. That includes retirement security for nonprofit workers. Pensions were identified as a key component as part of our collective work over the past five years to create a labour force strategy for the sector.

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