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Film premiere--Cracked: new light on dementia


Toronto, Ontario
January 19, 2018

8:00-9:30 p.m. EST
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

This launch event marks the premiere of the filmed version of Cracked: new light on dementia, an innovative research-based theatre production that challenges the stigma associated with dementia, inspires alternative ways of thinking about dementia, and encourages everyone to take part in making this a better world for people living with dementia.

10th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Ottawa, Ontario
January 19 & 20, 2018

Shaw Centre

This event will take place over two days and will amass national and international experts sharing the latest concepts in clinical tobacco treatment, program development, and smoking cessation research. The conference will feature plenary and breakout sessions, panel discussions, poster displays, and networking opportunities.

Prison Life 101: Prisoner Health and Harm Reduction Workshop, PASAN and Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
January 18, 2018

9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
519 Church Street


  • Learn more about the Federal and Provincial systems and how to navigate through them.
  • Learn about prison subculture and how it affects service delivery
  • Hear from a peer speaker ... and more!

Please let us know at registration if you require accommodation.

This is a scent free environment.

We are unable to provide lunch.

Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviors, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


St. Jacobs, Ontario
January 18, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woolwich CHC

Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviors is a 6.5 hour workshop for health care providers to explore

  • The Literature
  • The Theory
  • Techniques

for promoting healthy behaviors.  

This is a great workshop for health care providers in conjunction with the "Moving Towards Change" workshop with Dr. Michael Vallis.

Montessori Dementia Program, Montessori Teachers College Model School


Toronto, Ontario
January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (The course will be held on 4 consecutive Saturdays)
Bannockburn School, 12 Bannockburn Avenue

‘A Montessori Day for Alice’ – A person living with dementia

Montessori Teachers College Model School is pleased to announce the January 2018 course dates for the Montessori Dementia Program.

Advances in Nutrition: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport, Canadian Nutrition Society


Toronto, Ontario
January 13, 2018

Advances in Nutrition: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport will offer delegates an opportunity to listen, learn, network and engage with some of our leading experts on nutrition as it relates across the spectrum of daily physical activity to high performance sport. The conference will focus on the latest research, current knowledge and practical application of sport nutrition for the every-day practitioner.

Delegates will learn about:

You are how you eat: Food, culture, and social inequality; Community Food Centres Canada


December 12, 2017

12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern

Though the need to eat is certainly a constant, ideas about food and how we cook, eat, and share it are constantly shifting. The culture of food both reflects and helps to shape our society. For the past 20 years, interest in food — from the Food Network to an exploding restaurant culture to an increase in appreciation for home cooking — has been on the ascent. This has been buoyed by a multi-faceted “food movement” that contains everyone from farmers to chefs, concerned eaters to health and food justice activists.


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