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My apologies to two organizations this week for errors in the last issue: the harm reduction workshops are actually hosted by Toronto Public Health (not CAST Canada) and the Tobacco Cessation Intake Worker jobs are with the Canadian Cancer Society (not Cancer Care Ontario). The corrected postings are relisted in today's issue.

This week's feature comes from the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael's hospital and reports on the evaluation of Toronto's Mobile Crisis Intervention Team program.

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Harm Reduction 101: Understanding a harm reduction perspective, Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
January 21 and 22, 2015

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Metro Hall, 55 John Street, RM 314 & RM 308

Facilitated by Toronto Public Health staff, this intensive two day overview of harm reduction practice features presentations by fantastic community speakers offering innovative harm and risk reduction programming across the City. Focusing on basic concepts, the workshop covers how to meet people where they are at, stigma and discrimination, safer smoking & injection, housing, hepatitis C, impacts of trauma.

Fourth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition Conference, Centre for Science in the Public Interest


Gatineau, Ontario
November 25-26, 2014

The Theatre at the Canadian Museum of History (still popularly know as the Canadian Museum of Civilization), 100 Laurier Street

The Fourth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition conference will explore measures to reduce the human and economic toll of nutrition-related illness.  The event will serve as a knowledge exchange and advocacy update on efforts to:

Skills for Health Promotion Workshop Series , Health Promotion Capacity Building, HPCDIP, PHO


Kingston, Ontario
November 20 and 21, 2014

KFLA Public Health Unit

The Public Health Ontario Health Promotion Capacity Building team is proud to present this series of four workshops on November 20 and 21, 2014. These introductory-level workshops will focus on program planning, health communication, evaluation and policy development.

We recommend these sessions for:    

Public Health Promotion Fellowship, Ve’ahavta: The Canadian Jewish Humanitarian Relief Committee Briut


Kenora, Ontario
Deadline October 17, 2014

Program Description: Briut (meaning ‘health’ in Hebrew) is a community-driven health promotion program that aims to improve the health and well-being of Northern Ontario Aboriginal populations by strengthening local capacity for community-led health promotion programs. These programs are developed within the context of local knowledge and expertise.

Public Health Nurse, Community Health Services-Family Health Information Team, Region of Halton


Oakville, Ontario
Deadline October 15, 2014

Department: Health
Location: Community Health Services-Family Health Information Team
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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