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In this week’s feature, Jennifer L. Copeland, Cheryl Currie, and Ali Walker of the University of Lethbridge discuss the use and the perceptions of park users in two active parks with free access to outdoor fitness equipment in Lethbridge, Alberta.

If you have not yet done so, we hope you will be willing to help us evaluate the content and format of OHPE so we can continue to be a great source of information for Ontario health promoters (and beyond). The survey takes about five minutes and is available until August 25 at

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Health Promotion Ontario's Annual Conference


Toronto, Ontario
November 23, 2017
Each year, Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas in and around the field of health promotion. This year’s conference will be in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Health Promotion Ontario.

This year’s conference theme invites presentations and workshops that:

Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference


Chatham, Ontario
November 16, 2017

Don Coyhis, President and Founder of White Bison, Inc.,  is this year’s keynote speaker at our Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference – Cultural Approaches to Healing: Conflict Precedes Clarity.

Opening Ceremonies are by Sunset Drum.

Early bird price is $100 until September 1st, after September 1st the cost is $120.

To register please call Beth at 519-397-5455 or e-mail

HealthAchieve, Ontario Hospital Association


Toronto, Ontario
November 6 & 7, 2017

HealthAchieve is the annual conference and exhibition of the Ontario Hospital Association and attracts thousands of health care and business leaders each year. With over 50 educational sessions, 200+ speakers and close to 300 exhibitors we are one of the largest health care events in North America.

You can find more information about HealthAchieve and register at

2017 OACCPP Conference and AGM


Toronto, Ontario
September 28-30, 2017

Radisson Admiral Toronto Harbourfront

Our theme -- "Through the Looking Glass: Guiding transformations through reflection, renewal and resilience" -- engages diverse and timely topics in the advancement of mental health, with workshops on depression, addiction, indigenous cultural safety, Virtual Reality treatment, transformative tango, and more!

Prevention Policies Directory Resources for Students of Schools of Population and Public Health, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer


September 19 and 26, 2017

12:00pm-1:00pm ET

By attending the webinar you will learn more about our new resources that can help you complete your coursework on public policy and prepare you for your future career in public health!

Health Promotion Consultant--Healthy Environments; Department of Healthy Living and Development; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit


Brockville or Smiths Falls, Ontario
Deadline September 6, 2017

Job Opportunity
Date: August 17, 2017

Position:Full-time (1.0 FTE), Permanent status, Health Promotion Consultant – Healthy Environments position with the Department of Healthy Living and Development.
Location: Brockville or Smiths Falls office.


Public Health Dietitian, KFL&A Public Health


Kingston, Ontario
Deadline August 28, 2017

Full Time Term – 1 Year

KFL&A Public Health is a local public health agency with over 200 staff and 150 volunteers who deliver public health programs and services to the people of the KFL&A area.  There is an immediate opening for a Public Health Dietitian, Chronic Disease Prevention within the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention division.


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