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Planning for Implementation and Sustainability, Knowledge Translation Program, St. Michael’s Hospital


Toronto, Ontario
April 10-12, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital

Planning for implementation and sustainability is a 3-day workshop designed for professionals in any health-related discipline aiming to gain knowledge on how to apply the science of knowledge translation (KT) to real-world implementation projects. Through interactive lectures, activities, and coaching (optional), workshop participants will be able to do the following:

Sandbox Summit, Sandbox Project and Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network


Toronto, Ontario
April 6, 2017

3rd floor, TELUS House, 25 York Street

Over its seven years, we have transformed The Sandbox Project’s annual stakeholder meeting from a traditional conference format into a more active style of collaborative workshop.

On April 6th, the newly renamed Sandbox Summit will bring together stakeholders from all corners of Canadian child and youth health and wellbeing including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, charities, corporate Canada, families and young people.

Priority-setting in Public Health: Evidence and Ethics in Decision-making, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy and the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools


February 21, 2017

2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

The webinar, co-presented by the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) and the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT), will feature a case involving a program that a public health unit is expected to support but whose effectiveness is not supported by evidence.

Presenters:  Dr. Megan Ward, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel, Public Health, with Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, Research Officers at the NCCHPP

Practicum Placements, CPHA


Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline February 20, 2017

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) may engage post-secondary students for practicum placements supported by their academic institutions or with other institutions/funders that host students in programs related to their academic studies.

Practicum placements are undertaken by the student on a volunteer basis and the work must be mutually beneficial and agreed upon by CPHA, the student, and the academic institution.

Position Closing Date

Food Skills Coordinator, Regent Park Community Food Centre


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 10, 2017

We are currently seeking a dynamic Food Skills Coordinator who is passionate about sharing healthy food practices and learning with the vibrant residents of Regent Park in all its diversity. The Food Skills Coordinator is an integral part of the Regent Park Community Food Centre team, leading a wide range of programming around food, cooking, and nutrition skills. Programs range from workshops and demonstrations to recurring community kitchens that work intensively with a group of participants to build skills over time.

Film Screening--In The Spotlight, ASR Suicide & Depression Studies Program and the SMH & Mood Disorders Association of Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
February 9, 2017

7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

Join us for a free screening of Katie Cooper's documentary, In The Spotlight.

At the peak of Earla’s social phobia she was housebound for six years. Today she is challenged with unstable medication, financially supporting herself, and appearing in various media outlets as a mental health advocate. Can her passion to help others outweigh her fear of people?

Measuring Successful Return to Work, Bancroft Institute for Studies on Workers’ Compensation and Work Injury


Toronto, Ontario
February 9 & 10, 2017

The Bancroft Institute for Studies on Workers’ Compensation and Work Injury is holding a workshop on “Measuring Successful Return to Work” to look at evaluation approaches, including the research behind the WSIB’s “Better at Work” and therapeutic return-to-work policies.

Thursday, February 9, 6:30  to 8: 30 p.m.
Victoria College at University of Toronto, Room 206, 91 Charles Street West (behind Isabel Bader Theatre, wheelchair access off on east side of the building)


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