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Today’s feature article provides a summary of the Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium Report on the March 2017 event. The symposium report was produced to serve as a tool to create greater accountability across the LHINs, hospitals, Community Health Centres and other health care providers throughout Ontario.

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Nutrition and Health Status of New Canadians: Readiness for Culturally Appropriate Care, Canadian Nutrition Society


Calgary, Ontario
March 21, 2018

This one day thematic conference that will take place as a pre-conference event to the 20th Annual Metropolis Conference that is taking at the Westin Calgary.

Please join us to learn from some of the leading experts in the field of immigration health--providing perspectives of researchers, service providers and policy makers.

Learning Objectives

At the close of this symposium, participants will be able to:

Healthcare Professional Event--Moving Towards Change, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


Waterloo, Ontario
March 5, 2018

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Wildcraft Grill Bar, 425 King Street North

This workshop was developed for Health Care Professionals in the Waterloo Wellington region in response to their feedback. It is designed to support providers in integrating behavioural change strategies with their patients in a quick 5 or 10 minute office or clinical visit.

Moving Vision Zero from idea to implementation: the change starts with you


Toronto, Ontario
February 28 to March 2, 2018

Join experts at the 2018 Vision Zero Advocate Institute Conference.

Perhaps you have heard about Vision Zero, and know the basics, or are wondering how your community move forward. The next step is actual application: how do we move forward with realistic implementation and comprehensive application of this traffic safety framework? The 2018 Vision Zero Advocate Conference covers this, and more, taking delegates from the theory of Vision Zero to concrete application for communities and organizations.

Honouring the Journey, NIED


Toronto, Ontario
February 11, 2018

2:00-4:00 p.m.
Adath Isreal Synagogue, Southbourne Avenue

Join NIED and our panel of speakers as they share personal insights into their journeys and honour individuals and events that were significant in recovering. Special guests from the audience will share the candle lighting ceremony!

All are welcome, and the event is free.
Email to RSVP or for questions.

Coordinator, Knowledge Translation, Parachute


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline January 19, 2018

Parachute is seeking an experienced, results driven Coordinator, Knowledge Translation. In this role you will be responsible for the project management, development, implementation and evaluation of a variety of research and knowledge translation initiatives, including programs, within Parachute.  You will act as the first point of contact to a variety of internal and external stakeholders as well as a central resource to assist with building capacity related to injury prevention knowledge translation and exchange at Parachute.


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