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Ontario Food Security and Nutrition Network List Serv


This list serv has been created to facilitate discussion about food security issues in Ontario. It is part of the Network's efforts to link community organizations with one another in order to increase collaboration and information around food issues. The list-serv is intended to be a place where members can post messages and share information and enter into discussions about issues related to food security. Following are some guidelines for participating in the List-serv:

To Post Messages:

To post a message to the list-serve send an email message addressed to: Your message will go to everyone on the list. If you have questions, concerns or suggestions about the operation of this list, please direct them to Fiona Knight at who will moderate the discussions.

Annual Neurotrauma Funding


Dedicated to reducing the incidence, prevalence and impact of Neurotrauma injuries, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) has $ 5,000,000 for injury prevention, rehabilitation and biomedical research of spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.

Eligibility Criteria: If you are employed by, established at, or sponsored by a non-profit organization that has a Federal Registration or Tax Exemption number, you are eligible to apply for funding through the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

OPC Workshops - Available for Community Partners Across Ontario


OPC presents a series of workshops that are offered for free throughout Ontario. In order to maximize local opportunity and participation we are attempting to find interested community organizations who wish to partner with us, and co-host the event. No cost will be incurred for the community organizations who are interested in becoming our partners. Multi-sectoral participation is encouraged.

Making Collaboration Work - different kinds of partnerships, elements that contribute to establishing a meaningful collaboration

Resource Networking - help close gap between your needs (for funding & resources) and available resources in your community

Organizational Health Check-Up - a 5 level

Environmental Health Course


Environmental Health, Transformative Learning and Policy Change: Education for Social and Ecosystem Healing

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (Transformative Learning Centre), in collaboration with the Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, and the Women's Network on Health and the Environment is offering again this certificate course from September 29 - December 15, 1999, Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Course Director: Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg, PhD, MES.

Course Cost $400.00. (Limited scholarships available for students, seniors and unwaged). For further information and to register, please contact (416) 928-0880, or email

Health of Canadians Reports


The federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health released, in September 1999, the public policy report Toward a Healthy Future: Second Report on the Health of Canadians. A complementary report -- Statistical Report on the Health of Canadians (1999) -- produced through a partnership of Health Canada, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information, under the auspices of the Ministers, was released at the same time. Both are available at:

Health In Action LISTSERVES


Health In Action ( now offers four listserves in different topic areas. These are intended to create opportunities for health promotion and injury prevention practitioners to participate in discussions in specific topic areas.

The four listserves include the following:

* no-injuries - a forum for discussion on topics and issues related to injury prevention providing practitioners with the opportunity to communicate and network with others in their field

* hpresearch is an opportunity to share research issues, methods, and findings and discuss its application to health promotion

* workplace_health_promotion is a place for practitioners promoting healthy lifestyles in workplace environments to share ideas, resources and learning

* ehconnector is a forum for discussion, primarily dedicated to public health inspectors, to discuss and share information on issues pertaining to all aspects of environmental health

Subscription to these listservs is completed by sending an email message


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