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This week's feature, by Safia Mohamed, Practicum Student, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario, and Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario, provides an overview of the state of alcohol marketing in Toronto.

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How to be an Ally: Islamophobia at the Intersections, Centre for Social Innovation and Rania El Mugammar


Toronto, Ontario
November 28, 2016

6:30 to 9:30 p.m

Many of us work up Wednesday morning to dark news, capping off what has already been been one of the darkest years in memory. With overtly racist rhetoric inundating us from all sides, we want to take action, combat prejudice, and support the communities being victimized, but we’re not always sure where to begin.

Postdoctoral Research Position, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 25, 2016

Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Division: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Life Course and Aging

Immediate Supervisor: Dr. Lynn McDonald, Principal Investigator

Research Funding: This position is contingent upon the availability of funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)-funded project: Engaged Scholarship: Evaluation of Knowledge Mobilization for Older Adults in the Community.

Duration of Position: One-year; January 1st - December 31st 2017

Research Associate--KidFit Health and Wellness Project, Institute for Better Health


Mississauga, Ontario
No deadline noted

System ID: 2016-6010
Job Type: Temporary Part-Time
Location: Credit Valley Hospital
Number of Positions: 1
Unionized: Non-Union
Posted: October 31, 2016

Status: Temporary Part Time - minimum 2.5 days per week, 7.5 hours per day, for approximately 12 months

Public Health Nurse, Health Promotion, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health


Belleville, Ontario
Deadline November 25, 2016

Full Time Maternity Leave Contract until December 2017

Being a Nurse in Health Promotion is likely unlike anything else you have done in your career.
Instead of treating disease after the fact you will be educating the public and influencing supportive environments to prevent disease before it happens.

How to Use OCAN with Racialized Individuals, Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions CoI


[Ed: time and panelists updated November 11]

November 25, 2016

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (EST)

Join the Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions community of interest (CoI)'s webinar to receive hands on coaching and support on how to use the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) with racialized and other marginalized populations. The purpose of this session is to explain the importance of and strategies for using OCAN effectively in client interactions.

In this webinar you will learn how to:

Supervisor, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention--Built Environment Team, Health Services--Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 20, 2016

Position Number Reference: 2016-6462
Working within the Health Services Department (Public Health) and reporting to the Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP), you will support the Division’s focus on the Built Environment, specifically in regards to the Term of Council Priority on Promoting Healthy and Age-Friendly Built Environments.

Provider Education Program--Spirometry Interpretation Workshop, Ontario Lung Association


Kettleby, Ontario
November 16, 2016

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cardinal Golf Club 2740 Davis Drive West

Learning Objectives

  • By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
  • Clarify and state the role of spirometry as an objective measurement of lung disease
  • Review spirometry testing, terms and measurements
  • Identify the criteria for best test acceptability/repeatability
  • Gain confidence in the interpretation of spirometry through case study practice

Workshop Format


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