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In this week's issue, we have a feature from Allison Meserve, Health promotion consultant, and Kara DeCorby, Senior knowledge product advisor, of Public Health Ontario. Their article on conducting literature searches is a clear and practical guide for health promoters.

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Registration Open--Share the Road Cycling Coalition: The 2016 Ontario Bike Summit


Toronto, Ontario
April 19 and 20, 2016

The Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West

The Ontario Bike Summit provides a forum for decision-makers to be inspired by best practices from around Ontario and beyond, to gain the practical skills necessary to act on that inspiration and to build new connections to learn from the growing network of people interested in making Ontario the best place in Canada to ride a bike.

This year's theme will be "What's Next for Cycling" and will include:

Workshop Series—Economic Literacy for Environmental Leaders, Sustainability Network


Toronto, Ontario
April to June, 2016

Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 128

The Economic Literacy Project (Enviro-ELP) is proud to bring you a series of six, ½ day training workshops in Toronto that are designed to build the capacity of environmental leaders to understand economic concepts and their role in developing a greener economy.

Healthy Brains Across the Lifespan, Conference Board of Canada


Toronto, Ontario
March 2, 2016

The Conference Board of Canada is hosting Healthy Brains Across the Lifespan—a one day event to discuss the neurological and mental health challenges facing Canadians.

Learn about the strategies from across Canada to address the supply and demand for treatments and services, and the opportunities to leverage these in order to foster healthy brains, good mental health, and health system sustainability.

Moving Beyond the Basics: An Advanced Discussion about Sexual Health, Substance Use and Related Stigma, CPHA


February 23, 2016

1:00-2:00 p.m. EST (webinar in English)

CPHA and the Calgary Sexual Health Centre are pleased to present a webinar for health and social service providers focused on reducing stigma related to sexuality, substance use and STBBIs. In this highly interactive webinar, participants will engage in a facilitated discussion of the common challenges and themes that they have encountered in their practice, and will be provided with several tools and strategies that can be used to challenge stigma.

UNGASS 101: What you need to know about the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs, CRICH


Toronto, Ontario
February 16, 2016

12:00–1:00 p.m.

Room 136, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 209 Victoria

A session exploring the implications of the upcoming United Nations General Special Session on Drugs for

  • Drug policy and harm reduction programs in Canada
  • Canada’s role in influencing international drug policy

Speakers: Dr. Daniel Werb and Nazlee Maghsoudi (speaker details at

Evaluation Workshops in February, Intersol Group


Ottawa, Ontario
February 9 & 10, 2016

205 Catherine Street

Logic Models and Theories of Change
February 9, 2016
Learn more and Register online at

This workshop can be taken in conjunction with Performance Measurement the next day. The workshop fees include workshop materials, a certificate of completion, as well as, refreshments, and lunch.

Who Should Attend


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