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There will be no newsletter next Friday, February 17, because of the long weekend. We will return on February 24.

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Upcoming Courses at the University of Guelph


Guelph, Ontario
May and June 2017

Advanced Principles of Toxicology Course at the University of Guelph
May 1 to 12, 2017

Explore current and developing research in human health, environmental toxicology and risk assessment with this two-week course on Advanced Principles of Toxicology at the University of Guelph.

This course is taught at the graduate level and will review;

Traumatic Growth Writing Workshop, CAST Canada


Kingston, Ontario
March 31, 2017

1:00-4:30 p.m.
St John's Anglican Church

Transforming Trauma is a workshop designed to assist helping professionals looking for tools to address personal stress stemming from work related circumstances.  We'll craft metaphor to approach vicarious traumas, put transference in parentheses, and find poetic potential in the mundane.  Each list tells a story.


Working with Schools: What Every Community Health Educator Should Know, American School Health Association


Denver, Colorado
March 29, 2017

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Do you collaborate with schools as a community health educator? Have you tried but face barriers? Many public health and health care professionals are unfamiliar with how schools operate, how to access relevant school data and key performance indicators, initiating partnerships, or how to communicate with key stakeholders and partners.

Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy


March 14, 2017

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

The webinar is intended to enable public health actors to more easily distinguish between the most widespread policy approaches that have been proposed to reduce health inequalities. These approaches are: political economy, macro social policies, intersectionality, life course, settings approach, approaches that aim at living conditions, those that target communities, and approaches aimed at individuals.

Presenter: Val Morrison, Research Officer at the NCCHPP

Making the Business Case for Community Transportation, Ontario Community Transportation Network


Minesing, Ontario
March 9, 2017

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Highway #26

Are you wanting to make the business case for why your small, rural or northern community needs transportation? Then this event can provide you with the information that you need! It will have knowledgeable and experienced presenters, and bring those working on or thinking about Community Transportation (CT) together to learn new insights, share stories and network.

Presenters include:      

Information Technology Assistant, Northwestern Health Unit


Kenora, Ontario
Deadline March 1, 2017

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Position: Information Technology Assistant #2016-33
Terms: Permanent Full-time, 35 hours per week
Location: Kenora, ON

Position Summary:

Health Information Analyst, Community and Health Services Department, Public Health Branch, Health Protection Division, The Regional Municipality of York


Richmond Hill, Ontario
Deadline February 22, 2017

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