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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 Nurse (142-13), Community Health Services - Early Years Health Program, Halton Region


Oakville, Ontario
Deadline April 30, 2013

Department: Health
Location: Community Health Services - Early Years Health Program
Position:  Public Health Nurse (2 Positions)
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.

New Resource--Your Healthy Home Website, Ontario Lung Association


The spring season is an ideal time to consult Your Healthy Home – – The Lung Association’s essential online guide to domestic indoor air quality. The website launched today with updated information about how indoor pollutants can affect lung health and advice for Canadians on how to ensure that the air in their home is not making them sick.

Health Equity Impact Assessment Online Course and Community of Interest, CAMH


Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) is a practical decision-support tool developed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) to advance health equity and reduce avoidable health disparities between population groups. In partnership with the MOHLTC, CAMH has developed a free self-directed interactive E-learning course on HEIA available at 

National Day of Mourning Campaign Materials, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is reminding employees and employers that April 28th is the National Day of Mourning in Canada. This day is set aside to honour those workers across the country whose lives have been lost, or affected by workplace injuries, disabilities or disease.

New Resource--View Your Organization through the Poverty Lens, Child and Youth Health Network for Eastern Ontario


We know that poverty impacts children across Canada. At least 1 in 10 Canadian children are living in poverty and in some communities, the numbers are even higher. We see the challenges that children and families face every day. We know that change has to happen.

But sometimes the problem feels so big that it’s hard to imagine that one person, one group or even one organization could make things better. We want to help, but where do we start? What are the things we could do right now that would help children and families living in poverty?


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