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Today's newsletter comes to you from Glasgow -- and on its regularly scheduled day! I would like to thank my sister for her Wifi, my laptop for struggling its way back to reasonable health, and our readers for their kind understanding of the unexpected technical challenges that often come along during globetrotting adventures.

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Today's feature article comes from Judith Madill, Libbie Wallace, Karine Goneau-Lessard, Rob MacDonald, and Celine Dion. It provides the findings of a recently conducted assessment of the literature on social marketing programs for Aboriginal peoples.

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Training for Professionals, Planned Parenthood Ottawa


Ottawa, Ontario
November 2014
Planned Parenthood Ottawa has been providing sexual and reproductive health services to the Ottawa community for 50 years. Our pro-choice, non-judgmental training gives professionals the knowledge, tools and skills to serve diverse communities on sexual and reproductive health topics. Whether you work in the medical and health care field, mental health and counselling field or any number of front line services, you are likely to receive sexual and reproductive health questions from clients that you cannot answer.

Trauma Essentials, CAST Canada


Guelph, Ontario
November 6, 2014

Includes our "Tomorrow Does Not Exist" and "Practical Addiction/Harm Reduction Tools"

Who Should Attend?

Any health or helping professinal or educator with some exisiting background with trauma.  The day is popular with shelter and housing support workers, O.W. , ODSP,  Children's Aid workers, therapists, counselors, correctional and probation officers,  professors and students, EAP professionals, all hospital staff, youth, seniors.

Urban Legacy Academy, 8-80 Cities


Toronto, Ontario
November 4-5, 2014

8-80 Cities is hosting an upcoming raining opportunity to strengthen the work of community advocates and organizations the Bloor West Village Residents Association.
The Urban Legacy Academy is an interactive learning experience that will equip older adults with the tools they need to create safer, happier, and healthier communities.
Over the course of two days, you will learn how to:

2014 Not By Accident Conference, Ontario Injury Prevention Centre


London, Ontario
October 21, 2014

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Best Western, Lamplighter Inn, 591 Wellington Road South

The theme for the 2014 Not By Accident Conference is "Risky Play: On Playgrounds, On Roads."

For more information and to download the conference Agenda and Registration Form, visit


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