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Harm Reduction Competency Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
March 16-17, 2011
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Steel Workers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto (south of College Street and east of Spadina Avenue)

Working with substance users from a harm reduction perspective

This two-day workshop, organized by Toronto Public Health Sexual Health Promoters and community partners, is designed for people who work with people who use drugs.

The main focus of the workshop is to raise awareness about:

RFP--Improving Access to Mental Health Assessment and Consultation Services for the Francophone Population of the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network


Guelph, Ontario
Deadline March 11, 2011

Request for Proposals

(For the detailed version of this RFP, contact Christine Gilles at

This call for proposal seeks a candidate to undertake a process and impact evaluation of a unique program to provide French language mental health services to the Francophone population of Waterloo – Wellington.


Building Capacity For Equity In Health Promotion: Learning from Experiences of Marginalization in Sudbury Communities


Sudbury, Ontario
March 9, 2011

8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn, 1696 Regent Street

Hear about Aboriginal, multicultural, francophone and low income experiences of marginalization and health equity through panel discussions, roundtable sessions, and interactive dialogue.

Build your awareness and understanding of the impact of marginalization on health.  Contribute to
dialogue and action to reduce health inequities in our communities.

Communications Officer, Timiskaming Health Unit


New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline February 25, 2011

(Permanent, Full-Time)
The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a highly motivated individual, knowledgeable and experienced in
communications to perform a variety of communications, media relations and marketing (including social
marketing), risk communication functions and related activities. 


Health Promoter, Timiskaming Health Unit


New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline February 25, 2011

(Temporary, Full-Time)  

The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a highly motivated individual, knowledgeable in community health
service delivery to join its team of public health professionals. The individual will be expected to plan, develop,
implement and evaluate a range of health promotion and prevention programs.


Online Training sessions in February 2011, Program Training and Consultation Centre


February 2011

The Program Training and Consultation Centre would like to inform you of some exciting new online training sessions we have in effect this month. Please find our course synopsis below.

PTCC training sessions are free and geared toward public health department staff, and staff and/or volunteers of community partner agencies or those involved in coordinating tobacco-free sport and recreational partnerships, education, and policy development activities.

Project Manager, Immigration Partnership Strategy, Community and Social Services Department, City of Guelph


Guelph, Ontario
Deadline February 22, 2011The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.


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