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In this week's feature, Reisha Lydia Fernandes, an MPH Candidate in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph, introduces us to the concept of the "young carer."

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Essential Skills Series, Canadian Evaluation Society--Ontario Chapter


Toronto, Ontario
July 17 to 20, 2017

This 4-day course was developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society to provide participants with a basic understanding of the main models and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. Prior knowledge of evaluation and of social science research methods is not required.

Participants will gain basic levels of knowledge, skill and appreciation with respect to the essential elements of evaluation, equipping them to enter and participate in the evaluation field and develop as evaluation professionals.

Post-doctoral Fellow, Bloorview Research Institute


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline July 1, 2017

Applications are invited for a temporary, full-time post-doctoral fellow (5 days per week for 1 year) with experience and interest in vocational rehabilitation for young people with disabilities. This fellow will work with a Senior Scientist and multi-disciplinary research teams in the Bloorview Research Institute (fully affiliated with the University of Toronto), TRAIL lab and other partners and organizations.

Best Practices Symposium: Refugee Health and Resettlement Services, Access Alliance


Toronto, Ontario
June 28, 2017

2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Toronto City Hall (Committee Room #4)

Access Alliance conducted key informant interviews to document how health, settlement and community agencies in Toronto, Peel and Kitchener-Waterloo regions planned and delivered services to Syrian refugee families. The goal of the symposium is to share results from our study, and discuss best practices in terms of planning, coordinating/collaborating and delivering services to refugee families, particularly when large cohorts of refugees arrive within short span of time.

Applied Public Health Science Specialist – Healthy Growth and Development, PHO


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 23, 2017

Position Title: Applied Public Health Science Specialist – Healthy Growth and Development
Department: Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (HPCDIP)
Duration: Permanent Full-time
Location: 480 University Avenue, Toronto
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Position Status: Open/Internal applicants to be considered first
Salary: $85,220 to $119,300 annually
Posting Date: June 2, 2017
Closing Date: June 23, 2017

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Health Promotion Consultant, PHO


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 22, 2017

Position Title:  Health Promotion Consultant
Department: Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention
Duration:  July 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 (9 month contract)
Location:480 University Ave
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Position Status: OPEN/Internal Applicants to be considered first.
Salary: $55,070 to $77,100
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Posting Date:  June 8, 2017
Closing Date:  June 22, 2017

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Senior Strategy, Planning and Performance Advisor, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 20, 2017

Division:  Population and Public Health Division/Planning and Performance Branch
City:  Toronto
Job Term:  2 Permanent
Job Code:  6A007 - Policy06
Salary:  $69,496.00 - $102,408.00 Per Year

Posting Status:  Open Targeted
Job ID:  107719

Growing Food & Community in the Northwest Territories, Northern Food Network


June 19, 2017

1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EST.  

Joins us for this next webinar in the Northern Food Network Webinar Series.

Theme: "Growing Food & Community in the Northwest Territories”

With guest speakers:
Ray Solotki and team, Inuvik Community Greenhouse, Inuvik, NWT
Kim Rapati, Northern Farm Training Institute, Hay River, NWT

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