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2012-766

In this week's issue, Wendy McAllister and Ben Rempel write about alcohol policy and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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2012
number: 
766
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20120907
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771

Thematic Conference Session: The Relevance of Positive Approaches for Improving Public Health Action

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Montréal, Québec
November 27, 2012

A thematic session on « The relevance of positive approaches for improving public health action » will be held on November 27, 2012, during Quebec’s 16th annual public health days - JASP (26-28 November 2012, Montreal, QC, Canada). 

Powering Up! Food for the Future - Food Secure Canada's 7th National Assembly

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Edmonton, Alberta
November 1-4, 2012

Food Secure Canada's next biennial Assembly, Powering Up! Food for the Future, is taking place November 1-4, 2012 at NAIT in Edmonton, Alberta. The Assembly is being organized in conjunction with Growing Food Security in Alberta. 

Registration opens next week!  Stay tuned and register early because space is limited.

Priority will be given to FSC members so join FSC now! http://foodsecurecanada.org/become-member

Opioid Basics Webinar

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Online
October 3, 2012

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health OpiATE Initiative is pleased to present:

OPIOID BASICS WEBINAR
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (EDT)

This free webinar session is for anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of opioids and related issues.

This event will be recorded for future viewing.

Executive Director, L’Arche Canada Foundation

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No location given
Deadline: September 28, 2012

In 1964 Canadian social and spiritual entrepreneur Jean Vanier had a dream to transform the lives of people with an intellectual disability by creating small communities of belonging where authentic friendship would be fused into the practice of traditional care-giving. Today there are 140 L’Arche communities in 35 countries including a growing network of 29 communities from coast to coast across Canada. Jean Vanier’s dream continues to resonate around the world.

Nurse Practitioner, Quest Community Health Centre

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St. Catharines, Ontario
Deadline: September 28, 2012

Are you excited by the opportunity to make a special contribution to health care in St. Catharines?

Quest Community Health Centre is a not-for-profit, interdisciplinary, health care organization.  We are one of 21 new government funded health centres.  Our holistic model focuses on primary care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building, and services integration.

Nurse Practitioner

Public Health Nurse, Brant County Health Unit

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Brantford, Ontario
Deadline: September 19, 2012

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE REGULAR FULL-TIME POSITION

Responsible for the provision of nursing interventions which promote and preserve the health of communities, families and individuals across the lifespan; functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs and services; uses principles of community development to identify health issues, advocates for policy change; applies innovative health promotion strategies to facilitate healthy living in the community.

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