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We at OHPE welcome back our readers and wish you the best in the coming year.

This week, our feature article this week is the second half of our annual Looking Forward / Looking Back review of health promotion over the past year. The first half can be read at

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Second Annual OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum


North York, Ontario

March 8 & 9, 2011

March 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

March 9, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Novotel North York Hotel, 
5100 Yonge St./3 Park Home Avenue

Theme: Risky Driving Prevention

Please join us for our Second Annual OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum; beginning the evening of Tuesday March 8th with a keynote address and reception, followed by a full day on Wednesday March 9th with presentations, panel discussions and break-out group work.


Health Promotion 102: Webinar Series


February & March, 2011

Are you working in workplace health promotion? Workplace wellness? Healthy Workplace Strategy? Working with workplaces on their health related programming? Working to make your own workplace a healthier workplace?

No matter the specific "hat you wear," if you are helping to create or sustain a healthy workplace as part of your role, then THCU’s new Health Promotion 102 webinar series is for you!

Program Coordinator, Parent Action on Drugs


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline January 21, 2011

Parent Action On Drugs (PAD) is a not-for-profit organization that has been working with youth and their families since 1983 to educate them on the risks of alcohol and other drugs. PAD develops programs and resources for youth and parents which are delivered by teachers, public health, community organizations and other health professionals who work with youth.

Administrative Assistant, Association of Ontario Health Centres


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline January 21, 2011

The Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) is the policy and advocacy organization for non-profit, community-governed, interdisciplinary primary health care organizations.  Our member centres throughout Ontario deliver community-based primary health care, health promotion and illness prevention services. Our members are Ontario's Community Health Centres, Aboriginal Health Access Centres and Community Family Health Teams.


Program Evaluator, Middlesex-London Health Unit


London, Ontario
Deadline January 19, 2011
Temporary, February 2011 to March 2012

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has a temporary opportunity for a full-time Program Evaluator to work in Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services. The successful candidate will work with managers and program staff at the Health Unit, and their community partners to develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services.

Duties Include:

Youth Program Manager, SMARTRISK


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline January 18, 2011


SMARTRISK is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage risks in the smartest way possible. Our five key messages are: Buckle Up, Look First, Wear the Gear, Get Trained and Drive Sober.

Vision: A Canada where youth enjoy life to the fullest, injury-free.

Mission: To empower youth through education, programming and policy change to recognize and manage their risks of injury in the smartest ways possible.

Fundraising Assistant, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division


Dryden, Ontario
Deadline January 17, 2011

(contract until January 31, 2012)

Job Purpose

This home based position will act as clerical and fundraising support to the Fundraising Coordinator, Western Communities of the Northwestern Region, related to their community fundraising inquiries, activities and events.   

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Functional Duties

Project Manager, Canadian Dental Association


Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline January 17, 2011

One year term
Job type: Temporary – Full-time
Department: Knowledge Networks

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the national voice for dentistry, dedicated to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession and to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health.

Project Outline


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