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Upcoming Fireside Chats from CHNET in October 2011

October 2011

Fireside Chats are free pan-Canadian discussions via simultaneous telephone and Internet conferences for professionals in population health improvement and stakeholder sectors.

Events are from 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST unless otherwise noted

October 06

  • NCCAH: Towards a Healthy Aboriginal Health Policy
  • Advisors on Tap: Co-host: Donna L. Atkinson, M.A., Manager, National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health; Dr. Josée Lavoie, Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia.

October 12

  • “Obesity in Canada”
  • Hosted by: Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) Canadian Best Practices Initiative.
  • Advisors on Tap: Jean Harvey, Director, Canadian Population Health Initiative, Canadian Institute of Health Information; TBA, Public Health Agency of Canada


October 19 (1:00-2:00 p.m.)

  • Shifting the weight: The burden of the food environment on the individual
  • Advisor on Tap: Ellen Curitti, MSc, RD, Healthy Eating and Active Communities, Region of Waterloo Public Health

October 21 (10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

  • PHAC Invites you to a Virtual Forum: Practical Public Health Tools for Climate Change Adaptation
  • Presentations from: University of Victoria, University of Saskatchewan, McGill University,  Université de Montréal, York University, University of Prince Edward Island.

For more information and to register, please visit