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Alison Stirling contributed this week's feature and resources messages. Alison discusses how to understand and measure Community Capacity Building, and provides an example of where it is being applied.

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Health Promotion Ontario (public health) Fall Meeting


Anyone involved in health promotion is invited to attend. Cost is only $20. In the morning you can learn more about Pandemic Influenza Planning from Heather Hague or Karen Chudzik from Regional Niagara Public Health. After lunch, we will have a session to share new resources and get a sneak preview of the new HPO (ph) website.

For more information and a registration form, contact Jill Faulkner, Member at Large, at or (705) 474-1400 ext. 246

Healthy Indoor Environments Workshop


8am-5:30pm, Room 308/309, Metro Hall, 55 John St. (at King; St. Andrew subway). Workshop to develop a comprehensive multi-sectoral strategy for creating & maintaining healthier buildings in Canada. $100 / $50 for not-for-profits.

For more information, or to register: Krista Friesen 416-926-1907 x 242

See the on-line consultation forum at

(requires free registration).

Exposure: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer


One in eight women will develop breast cancer. Rates are increasing worldwide - in both women & men. The implications of pesticides & other chemicals; occupational health hazards; methods of prevention; environmental justice; strategies. 6pm: refreshments; 6:30: simultaneous screenings in English, French, Spanish; 7:30 panel/group discussion; 8:30 reception. Free, all welcome. With Dr. Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg, Sat Dharam Kaur, N.D., Nicole Wirtz & others. Metro Hall, 55 John at King (St Andrew subway).


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