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Upcoming Fireside Chats from CHNET

Fireside Chats are free pan-Canadian discussions on pressing community health issues, for community health professionals via a simultaneous Telephone and Internet "conference."
We hope you will join these discussions-- and share the information with your colleagues.  Here's your opportunity to access the expertise and experience of some tremendous Advisors on Tap!  The purpose of Fireside chats is not only to hear leading edge information - but to give you the opportunity to ask questions directly to the experts.

Preparing the Health Care System for an Age of Scarce and Expensive Oil (#2)
March 6, 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Are you thinking about this? Here's a place to start re: this almost invisible issue.  This Fireside Chat provides the opportunity to ask questions and to share ideas about what to do!

Healthy Aging: Age Friendly Communities #3 (PHAC)
March 19 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
The Fireside Chat will focus on implementation and evaluation of age-friendly communities initiatives. Advisors on Tap: Steve Meikle, Municipality of Saanich Community Services, British Columbia; Eileen Clark, Mayor, Gladstone, Manitoba; and Marie Beaulieu and Suzanne Garon, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec

Building Community and Public Health Nursing Capacity in Canada
Co-host: Nursing Health Services Research Unit, McMaster University
April 3 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
This fireside chat will highlight the results of a recent 3 year study entitled Building community and public health nursing capacity. Discussions will explore opportunities and actionable ideas that participants will be able to use in their own workplaces.

Preparing for Emerging Risks from Vector-borne Diseases
April 17, 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

The Canadian Waterscape in a Changing Climate
April 24, 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
If you like to drink safe/clean water -you'll be interested in this "chat."

To register for Fireside Chat go to and in the left column click on Fireside Chats.

All past Fireside Chat PPT Presentations are posted on the website and there is a new discussion forum featuring notes from Fireside Chats plus comments/questions from participants!

[Source: CHNET-Works! Update weekly email,]