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This week's feature and resources messages (382.1 and 382.2) on bullying are delayed until Sunday.

Please note that our submission deadline for announcements, job postings, and events is now Thursday at 12:00 p.m. And next Friday, we will have our Comings and Goings and Letters to the Editor columns, so send us your news or comments! We welcome your feedback on our feature articles, news about old colleagues and new colleagues, and comments on our newsletter and searchable database of health promotion information. Read our complete submission guidelines at and write to

Happy Thanksgiving weekend, everyone!


Book Launch -- Alliances, Coalition and Partnerships: Building Collaborative Organizations


"This is an excellent resource for health promotion practitioners and students interested in understanding and working with Trans-organizational Structures. Not only does it present the theory behind such structures in a clear and engaging manner, but it shows how to establish and work with such structures -- which are increasingly part of health promotion practice -- in the most effective and efficient way." Irving Rootman, Ph.D., Former Director, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto

Improve Your Bottom Line with Simple Health Strategies


Learn why healthy workplaces are not the result of programs that focus on the individual. To achieve success in terms of overall health, these programs need to be part of a transformational strategy that addresses employee health risk through job redesign, workplace culture, organizational systems, and managerial practices. Dr. Lowe will present on why investing in employee health and wellness is good business practice.

Managers, Organization and Community Developers: You Can Build Successful Alliances, Coalitions and Partnerships


1:00 p.m. Eastern time

This class is an introduction to the form of organization used by alliances, coalitions and partnerships. You will learn the reasons why this form of organization is chosen to solve complex problems, the kind of work these organizations do, the organizational continuum,

the top five benefits and challenges, and learn the first steps to get the most of your multi-stakeholder processes!

Breast Cancer Awareness Day


Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Ontario Chapter's Breast Cancer Awareness Day, presented by Scotiabank Group, is one of the largest information and awareness forums on breast cancer in Ontario. Our 2004 program includes six seminars that will provide attendees with the latest information about community-based breast health programs, primary prevention and breast cancer research and a gala luncheon with Dr. Norman Boyd of the Ontario Cancer Institute as keynote speaker.


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