Call for Proposals: 2017 EPION Conference

Deadline February 16, 2017

About EPION:

Call for Input—Clinical Trials Education for Health Care Practitioners, Continuing Professional Development at Queen’s University Survey

The office of Continuing Professional Development at Queen’s University is committed to providing innovative healthcare education.  Currently, we are looking for ways to support primary health care practitioners who have patients enrolled in pharmaceutical clinical trials. To help us understand how best to support primary health care practitioners (physicians, registered and/or registered practical nurses, dieticians, social workers, etc.), we are conducting a needs assessment for these groups.

Save the Date: "Measuring Return to Work" Conference, Bancroft Institute

Toronto, Ontario
February 9 and 10, 2017

How do we measure Return to Work? How should we?

The next Bancroft Institute event will be looking at the way Return to Work is measured in various jurisdictions, as well as how it could be.

The event will feature participation from academics, advocates, WSIB staff, and more.

Registration information will be circulated shortly, but in the meantime, mark it down in your calendar.

Februay 9, Location TBA, 6:30 p.m.
Keynote Address by Ellen MacEachen followed by a social event.

Call for Host Proposals--Bring the Canadian Food Movement to your Community, Food Secure Canada

Deadline March 31, 2017

In November 2018, we will hold our 10th National Assembly and we are looking for a host organization and community to partner with.

Since 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) has hosted biennial assemblies bringing people together from across the food system to meet, exchange ideas and strategize for collective projects. These vibrant 3-day events include fantastic food, inspiring plenaries, and engaging sessions, tours, businesses and organizations. Read about our past assemblies, with the most recent bringing together 900 people in Toronto.

New Report--The kids are not alright: How the food and beverage industry is marketing our children and youth to death, Heart & Stroke

The Heart & Stroke 2017 Report on the Health of Canadians examines how industry is marketing unhealthy food and beverages directly to our children and youth, and how this is affecting their preferences and choices, their family relationships and their health.

Read the report at

Sponsor and Exhibitor Packages for the 2017 National Physical and Health Education Conference

The 2017 National Conference will be co-hosted by Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) and the Physical Education Special Interest Council (PESIC) in one of Canada’s most scenic regions - beautiful St. John’s, NL, May 4-6.

New Report-- Canadian Youth Perceptions on Cannabis, CCSA

The report from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) on Canadian Youth Perceptions on Cannabis is now available on our website:

CCSA undertook this research project to better understand the conversations about cannabis that are taking place every day in schools, at home and in community centres. As we move towards the introduction of draft legislation on cannabis, these conversations are becoming increasingly relevant.

Call for Abstracts--CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, 46th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Canadian Association on Gerontology

Deadline April 14, 2017

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World.  Join us for Canada’s premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines and all interests in aging, including research, practice, policy and related work. International submissions are encouraged. We are also pleased to offer the CIHR-IA Student Poster Competition and student travel assistance grants.

Call for Content--2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, Connections and Partnerships: Collaboration as a Key to Knowledge Mobilization

Deadline March 15, 2017

The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created in 2012 as a professional development forum for practitioners and professionals working in knowledge mobilization across fields and sectors. It has become recognized as a premiere learning and networking event in Canada – friendly, open, limited in size, and creative.

May 17-18, 2017

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