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In this week's feature, Marie Brisson of the Best Start Resource Centre provides an overview of issues related to the use of cannabis pre- and post-pregnancy and when parenting, drawing on Best Start's Risks of Cannabis on Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting booklet.

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Strengthening Your Voice, Provincial System Support Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health


Sudbury, Ontario
October 27, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre in Sudbury

Strengthening Your Voice trains people with lived experience of problematic use of opioids in sharing their stories with others. This training is inclusive of and honours all recovery choices (including methadone and other harm reduction options, abstinence, and 12-step approaches).

At the end of the training, you will:

Ophea Conference


Niagara Falls, Ontario
October 13, 2017

Scotiabank Convention Centre

Audience: Elementary & Secondary Educators, Administrators, H&PE Leaders, Public Health Professionals, Community Leaders

Day 1 is sold out. Reserve your spot for Day 2 before it’s too late!

Ophea Conference Day 2 Highlights

Health Marketing Specialist, Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 10, 2017

Job ID #: 2283062 X
Division: Public Health
Section: Strategic Support
Work Location: 277 Victoria St.
Job Stream: Health
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate: $42.04 - $46.08 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly): 70.00
Shift Information: Monday to Friday - 35 Hours
Affiliation: L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open: 1
Posting Date: 11-Sep-2017
Closing Date: 10-Oct-2017

Job Description

Research Analyst, Applied Health and Social Research, DPRA Canada


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 6, 2017

DPRA Canada (DPRA) is a dynamic employee-owned company seeking exceptional professionals to join our business consulting team. DPRA proudly provides professional business consulting services to public, private and not-for-profit sector clients in the areas of organizational effectiveness, program evaluation, public policy and legislative review and guidance, applied health and social research, and consultation and engagement.

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Advanced Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Stages of Change, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


Waterloo, Ontario
October 4, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rosedale Room, The Inn of Waterloo, 475 King Street North

This practical, interactive and dynamic accredited workshop is for individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing. It is an advanced offering designed to help anchor previously learned strategies.
Participants will:


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