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On May 31, 2013, OHPE celebrates our 800th edition and will run a special feature article that will include reflections from some of the people who have been involved with the bulletin over the years. We would also love to hear from our contributors and readers and invite any of you to send us your thoughts on the bulletin-- how it has changed or stayed the same over the years, why you value it, and how it has inspired your work.

Please send your reflections (300 words or less) to by May 16, 2013.

Read our complete submission guidelines at and write to


Public Health--Thinking Towards System 4.0


Ottawa, Ontario
June 10, 2013

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Ottawa Convention Centre, Room 206

This panel is a fourth in an ongoing series at the CPHA conferences that examines how and why after new investments and greater focus on public health in Canada it still feels that public health is operating as a collection of parts rather than as a whole system.

Moderator: Garry Aslanyan, World Health Organization


Reducing alcohol-related harm through prevention planning and implementation: local successes, challenges and resources, CAMH & PHO


Ottawa, Ontario
June 9, 2013

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Ottawa Convention Centre, 50 Rideau Street

A Canadian Public Health Association pre-conference workshop presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Public Health Ontario

Building on CPHA’s 2012 position paper on alcohol and local examples, participants of this workshop will gain capacity to address alcohol issues in their communities.

Interactive discussions will address several topics:

4th Annual Care Of The Elderly, Continuing Health Sciences Education, McMaster University


Hamilton, Ontario
June 5, 2013

Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane
In this 4th Annual CME event, participants will be provided with up to date, evidence-based information on key topics in primary elder care. Talks will offer broad appeal to family physicians and inter-professional care teams in primary care and long term care, with a focus on improving practice and inter-professional collaboration in these settings.

Fundraising Trends, Sustainability Network and the Hilborn Group


Toronto, Ontario
May 30, 2013

7:30-9 a.m.
Sustainability Network, Ground Floor Boardroom, 215 Spadina Avenue

You need to raise more money – but how? This breakfast session offers you great tips and a question-and-answer session with four top experts in fundraising. All are contributing authors to the very valuable new book Essentials of Fundraising in Canada, which will be available for you at a discount on site. We are planning four 10-minute presentations:

RN Clinical Coordinator, Novus Health


Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Are you an enthusiastic communicator? Are you a nurse? Are you passionate about promoting health and wellness? If you are ready to take your experience in nursing and step up your focus on health promotion, than this might be the role for you. Through healthy lifestyle coaching and developing effective care coordination and self-care for members, our Clinical Coordinators assist members across Canada.

About Novus Health

Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly


Toronto, Ontario
May 23, 2013

Hart House, University of Toronto

Co-author of best seller, Connected: The surprising power of social networks and how they shape our lives, James Fowler, PhD is the Keynote speaker at the 2013 Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange,. In his keynote, Dr. Fowler will reveal the dynamics of these social networks and will present compelling evidence on the profound influence they have on our health, wealth, and even happiness.

Webinar: Peer Support in Addictions & Mental Health in Ontario


May 15, 2013

1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

Brought to you by Addictions Ontario, the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs (OFCMHAP), the Self Help Alliance, and Evidence Exchange Network (EENet)

The webinar will discuss key themes from the Peer Support in Addictions and Mental Health Symposium, held in March in Toronto.  Approximately 100 stakeholders involved in peer support from across the province gathered to share their experiences, learn from others, and discuss the future of peer support in the province.

Public Health Nurse (143-13), Community Health Services - Early Years Health Program/HBHC, Halton Region


Oakville, Ontario
Deadline May 3, 2013

Department: Health
Location: Community Health Services - Early Years Health Program/ HBHC
Position: Public Health Nurse
Salary Range: $36.03 - $44.34 per hour (ONA)

Note: Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.


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