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OHPE Bulletin #148.2, Resources: First-Words Program and Collaboration

First-Words Ottawa Carleton contributed the Organizations and Articles listed below. Additional resources on collaboration can be found in OHPE# 93.1 and 93.2, February 21, 1999, which is accessible through the OHPE database at or through our archives at (Click on Public Folders).

This week


2000 Ontario Health Promotion Summer School: Toward A Healthy Future


June 26, 2000 to June 29, 2000
Toronto, Ontario  At The Institute For Learning
3550 Pharmacy Avenue

Key Curriculum Areas: Capacity Building, Technology,Environment, Creating our Future, Access and Equity, and Best Practices in Health Promotion.

Organized by The Provincial Planning Committee.
With special programming for the Aboriginal and Francophone Communities.

For further information contact:
Colleen Stanton or Linda Kremer
Project Coordinators
Tel:(905) 727-2169 or (416) 491-7123

It's Really Tough": The Food-Related Experiences of Single Mothers Living on Social Assistance


Elaine Power, PhD candidate, will speak about her research (described below) from 4pm to 6pm, Room L166 at Ryerson (

"How do single mothers living on social assistance in a small town feed their families? In the fall of 1998 and spring of 1999, I interviewed fifteen women in two towns in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, about their experiences of feeding their families while living in poverty. I completed 36 interviews in total, interviewing each woman from one to

WELLNESS FOR WOMEN: a conference on health


March 31, 2000 to April 01, 2000
University of Guelph  A conference striving to empower women with knowledge and information about health wisdom and health care options to make more informed decisions in taking control of their health.

* sponsored by the Women's Resource Centre, Women's Campus Safety Initiative and OPIRG-Guelph

* Keynote Address: VUYISWA KEYI Speaking on health empowerment, human rights to health and inequalities in health care.

* Conference themes include:
--Breast care and health

Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders


O.A.F.C.C.D. c/o Sharen Heath - President
13 Segal Drive,
Tillsonburg, Ontario,
N4G 4P4
(519) 842-9506 Fax. (519) 842-3228
 From the web site:


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