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In today's feature, Anne Rucchetto discusses the place of advocacy in public health.

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Nonprofit Driven, Ontario Nonprofit Network's Annual Conference


Toronto, Ontario
October 19 to 20, 2016

Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place

The only province-wide event for nonprofits and charities, Nonprofit Driven attracts over 600 sector leaders, community builders, funders, and government. This is a platform to come together to strengthen and build upon our mutual commitment for a healthy and resilient nonprofit sector in Ontario.

Exercise & Dementia: What the Practitioner Needs to Know, Ontario Society for Health and Fitness


Toronto, Ontario
July 12, 2016

7:00-9:00 p.m.
York University, Life Sciences Building, Room 106, 4700 Keele Street

The Ontario Society for Health and Fitness is pleased to offer a special summer continuing education event.  On behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, OSHF will be hosting a two-hour seminar addressing the complex problem of dementia and how affected individuals can be accommodated in an exercise environment.

Trauma-informed substance use screening and assessment tools for First Nations and Inuit peoples, CAMH


June 30, 2016

1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (EDT)
Join this free knowledge exchange session via webinar to hear about the Trauma-Informed Substance Use Screening and Assessment Tools for First Nations and Inuit Peoples project. This project is funded by Health Canada’s Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP) to enhance the mental health and addictions system.
This webinar is part of a DTFP series to connect stakeholders across our province, and other provinces and territories.
The webinar will cover:

Call For Volunteers-- Research Member, Research Ethics Board, Doctors for Doctors & Nurses for Nurses


No deadline noted

Want to help to change lives and empower local communities with a life-long impact?

We work in the rural communities of Nicaragua, providing full scholarships for young rural students to attend medical school. We are a special project of Global Peace Network (GPN), a registered Canadian charity. Our goal is to increase access to healthcare and education in rural Nicaragua by empowering youth to become agents of change in their communities.

We are life-long, local, life-saving.

Job Summary & Essential Duties:

Psychiatrist, CMHA


Aurora, Ontario
No deadline noted

Reporting to:

  • Neil Howard, Director of Programs (Primary)
  • Karen Hicks, Director of Programs

Position Summary:

The Psychiatrist will oversee psychiatric services throughout CMHA. Direct service will be delivered to the: Flexible Support, Early Psychosis, Rapid Access and Mental Health & Justice Programs.

Substance Use Community Needs Assessment Coordinator, MIND Program, Moving in New Directions Inc.


Scarborough, Ontario
Deadline June 20, 2016

The M.I.N.D. Program Moving in New Directions Inc. is a new charity. We seek to improve the sense of meaning, belonging and well-being in Toronto Community Housing in southwest Scarborough.

Our Assessment Coordinator will run a full Substance Use Community Needs Assessment. From this we will learn the needs of those who use substances in this community. Then we can plan for future harm reduction services.

Campaigner, Community Food Centres Canada


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 17, 2016

Who we are

Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) provides ideas, resources and a proven approach to partner organizations across Canada to create Community Food Centres that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food. CFCC also works with the broader food movement to build greater capacity for impact and to empower communities to work toward a healthy and fair food system. CFCC is a flexible, collaborative and dynamic workplace.

Who are we looking for?


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