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World Response Conference on Global Outbreak (WRCGO 2009: H5N1 + H1N1 Flu)


Las Vegas, Nevada
November 12-13, 2009

It is a great pleasure to invite you to join us at the World Response Conference on Global Outbreak 2009 - H1N1 Swine Flu and H5N1 Avian Flu. Our mission is to support the urgent endeavours of worldwide public health on pandemic influenza and to contribute to the advancement of the global community through the aspect of Prevention, Protection, Response, and Recovery.

York University Certificate in Harm Reduction


Toronto, Ontario
November 2009

The Certificate in Harm Reduction consists of 117 hours of instruction (3 courses in total) and is designed to introduce service providers, administrators and policy makers to the principles, concepts and practices of harm reduction; to provide an opportunity to critically examine examples of harm reduction work; and to become familiar with strategies for mobilizing support for and developing harm reduction programs in communities and institutions.

York Region 9th Annual Workplace Wellness Conference


Newmarket, Ontario
October 21, 2009

Glenway Country Club

"Surviving to Thriving: Making Stress Work for You and Your Team"

Join us at our 9th Annual Workplace Wellness Conference. The conference titled "Surviving to Thriving: Making Stress Work for You and Your Team - building a resilient workforce" is a timely topic for employers and employees who may be experiencing the impact of stress caused by these challenging economic times.

OHCC Webinars – Leadership Training Series


October 2009-March 2010

Are you interested in strengthening your non profit organization from the inside out? OHCC is now offering a series of six webinars to assist staff and board members of not-for-profit organizations enhance their skills and build capacity within their organizations.

2009 Events

How to Become a More Effective Board Member
October 15th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Registration date: October 1st
Cost : $40

Senior Analyst, Primary Health Care Information, CIHI


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 5 , 2009

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada's health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.

Senior Analyst, Primary Health Care Information

Branch: Primary Health Care Information

Housing Forum--“Options snd Priorities for Affordable Housing: Shovel Ready Is Not the Whole Story


Toronto, Ontario
October 4, 2009
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West (St. George Subway)
1:30-5:00 p.m.

Presented by The Older Women’s Network (OWN) & The Centre for Women’s Studies in Education, OISE

Panelists: Heather McGregor, CEO, YWCA Toronto; Angela Robertson, Executive Director, Sistering; Michael Shapcott, Director, Affordable Housing & Social Innovation, Wellesley Institute

Call To Action: Judy  Rebick, Educator, Activist, Author


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