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In this week's issue, our feature is by Shawna Scale and describes the project
Windsor-Essex (W.E.) Can Quit: Helping Employees Quit Through the Workplace.

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40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting Canadian Association on Gerontology: New Directions for Aging


Ottawa, Ontario
October 21-23, 2011

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the CAG and the 4th Pan American Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics: October 21 – 23, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  

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


Edmonton, Alberta
October 2-4, 2011

Early Bird Registration Deadline July 31, 2011

Sutton Place Hotel

Pre-conference workshops October 2The full day of pre-conference workshops are designed to build statistical research skills  and will be led by experts from national groups such as Statistics Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Health Canada as well as provincial organizations.

Bullying in the Workplace, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes & Services for Seniors


Brampton, Ontario
September 27, 2011

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Holland Christian Homes

Bullying expert Denise Koster will walk you through important issues, such as the cost of bullying in the workplace, the differences between harassment, discrimination and bullying, profiles of the bully and the target and how to rid your organization of this inappropriate behaviour.

This full-day workshop will cover:

Patient Safety in Mental Health: Shining a Light on Suicide


Toronto, Ontario
September 22 & 23, 2011

Patient suicide and the associated behaviours of attempted suicide and self-harm are among the most concerning patient safety incidents in the mental health sector. Persons with mental health disorders are at increased risk for death by suicide, relative to patients receiving other types of medical care.

Online Communications Officer, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives


Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline August 19, 2011

Posted: June 27, 2011
Closing date: August 19, 2011, 4:00 PM
Starting date: October 2011
Location: Ottawa (For an exceptional candidate we are prepared to consider location outside of Ottawa.)
Duration: One-year full-time contract with possibility of extension
Salary: $50,000-70,000

Dietitian, Eastern Ontario Health Unit


Rockland, Ontario
Deadline July 17, 2011

Office: 1 Temporary Full Time position in Rockland (until May 2012)
Salary: $29.54 to $33.76 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits and 8% in lieu of vacation.

Description of Job:
The incumbent will be responsible for delivering the nutrition component of the Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines and for counselling the local professionals, agencies and groups on health and counselling the general public on nutrition and child health.


Bilingual Administrative Assistant- French Language Health Services Planning Entity


Toronto Central, Central West, Mississauga-Halton, Ontario
Deadline July 15, 2011

The French Language Health Services Planning Entity # 3 – Toronto Central, Central West, Mississauga-Halton works at engaging the Francophone communities in the planning of quality health services in collaboration with the 3 LHINS.

Health Promotion Officer, Healthy Sexuality Program, Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline July 14, 2011

Health Promotion Officer, Healthy Sexuality Program (11-341)
Health Services – Communicable Diseases

You will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary team focusing on health promotion strategies for the Healthy Sexuality Program, which includes the Peel Works Needle Exchange Program.  You will plan, develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion initiatives/programs in order to effectively meet the Ontario Public Health Standards.  


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