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This week, we have two feature articles! The first is a collection of resources for Ontario's municipal elections on October 27. The second comes from Jeannie Mackintosh of the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools and describes two of their new online learning resources.

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2015 Winter Administrator Leadership Program, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors


North York, Ontario
February 22-27, 2015

Novotel Hotel, 3 Park Home Avenue

Program Overview

The OANHSS Administrator Leadership Program offers a six-day intensive learning opportunity focused on the core competencies for long term care home administrators. This program meets the requirement for administrators of 100 hours of instruction time in long term care home administration/management under the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007*.

This is a six-day intensive opportunity for you to totally immerse yourself in a program devoted to:

Mental Health Commission of Canada Presentation and Annual General Meeting, Ontario Workplace Health Coalition


Mississauga, Ontario
November 28, 2014

Centre for Health and Safety Innovation

Join the Ontario Workplace Health Coalition (OWHC) for a timely workshop and morning of networking, with a presentation from the Mental Health Commission of Canada and our 2014 Annual General Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can participate via webinar.

Keynote Topic: Exploring the resources available to organizations interested in implementing the new National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.  

MBA 14 Symposium for Managers/Directors and Program Staff of Youth Development and Engagement Programs


Barrie, Ontario
November 26-27, 2014

Kempenfelt Conference Centre

This is the largest and single most important annual training event for those who work with/supervise recreation, arts, health promotion, sport, and education programs and/or youth advisory committees/networks with youth ages 13-19.
Delegates from across the country are encouraged to attend. Look for special rates for CPRA/Provincial and Territorial Parks and Recreation Association Members.

Introduction to Social Epidemiology, Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics


November 3-4, 2014

Course Description:  

The objectives of this webinar series are:

  • To gain an understanding of the key concepts in social epidemiology (Part 1);
  • To identify and gain an understanding of the social determinants of health  through the use of practical examples (Parts 1 and 2); and
  • To recognize and apply main measurement and analytic methods in social epidemiology (Part 2).

Date & Times:

Fair Society, Healthy Lives; Hagey Hall Public Lecture; University of Waterloo


Waterloo, Ontario
November 3, 2014

8:00 p.m.
Humanities Theatre

Co-sponsored by the University of Waterloo and the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo.
Presented by: Professor Sir Michael Marmot

Sir Michael Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 35 years, and is widely seen as a leader in the study of the social determinants of health.


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