Priority Populations, Children 0 -12, Youth 13-19, Adults 20-55, Senior / Elders 55+, Women, Men, Aboriginal People, People with HIV/AIDS, Visible Minority Groups, Multi-Cultural Communities, Francophone, People in Remote, Rural Northern Communities, Disabled, Homeless

Access to Abortion Services in Ontario


I Background
II Key Messages about Abortion Services in Ontario
III Collaborating to Improve Abortion Services in Ontario
IV Ongoing efforts to support accessibility
V Conclusions

Drugs and the Elderly: Too Many or Too Few?

Hamilton, Ontario
November 30, 2011

1. To learn practical approaches and principles of appropriate medication use for elderly patients.
2. To appreciate the controversies and clinical dilemmas in prescribing medications to elderly persons with complex health problems.
3. To update participants’ evidence-based knowledge of drug treatment in elderly patients with common geriatric health problems.

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 730

SMARTRISK is a national charity dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Our main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury.

No Regrets is a peer-led, school-based program that trains staff advisers and student leaders to raise awareness and implement injury prevention activities and events in their schools.

Parental Influence Over Teen Risk-taking


I Introduction
II Adolescence: a risky time
III Parental monitoring: do you know where your children are?
IV How can parents encourage their teens to share?
V Do as I say, not as I do
VII Conclusions

--submitted by Kathy Blair, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre and SMARTRISK

I Introduction

Canadian Research Data Centre Network National Conference 2011 - Coming of Age: The Policy Impact of an Aging Population

Edmonton, Alberta
October 3-5, 2011

Sutton Place Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

October 3 (Preconference), October 4-5 (Conference)

Abstract Deadline Extended to May 30

Online Resources Related to Feature 714

Smoking and the Bottom Line: Updating the Costs of Smoking in the Workplace outlines the costs of tobacco use to employers and makes the business case for helping employees quit. Developed by the Conference Board of Canada.

Building on our Gains, Taking Action Now:  Ontario’s Tobacco Control Strategy for 2011 – 2016. Report from the Tobacco Strategy Advisory Group.  October 2010.

Local women design evidence-based smoking cessation programs for pregnant and post-partum women in their communities

Echo: Improving Women's Health in Ontario has just released five Echo Advances summarizing the adaptation of smoking cessation best practices for pregnant and post-partum women to local needs. 

You can read them at


Organizations and Programs Related to Feature 705

Program Training and Consultation Centre

The Program Training and Consultation Centre offers many downloadable resources on tobacco and second-hand smoke.

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