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Poverty Reduction Summit: Every City, Province and Territory Working Together, Tamarack


Ottawa, Ontario
May 6-8, 2015

The Poverty Reduction Summit: Every City, Province and Territory Working Together will bring together people from across Canada to align their efforts and merge their passion for poverty reduction. This unprecedented gathering will strengthen communication, increase the alignment of poverty reduction activities and will motivate collective action leading to poverty reduction for 1 million Canadians.

5th Annual “A Collaborative State of Mind” Conference – Self-Regulation, Mindfulness and Youth Mental Health


Mississauga, Ontario
April 29, 2015

The Peel Children and Youth Initiative, in collaboration with 10 partner organizations, will host the 5th “A Collaborative State of Mind” Conference” with a theme of “Self-Regulation, Mindfulness and Youth Mental Health.”

Speakers will include Dr. Stuart Shanker, CEO of the MEHRIT Centre and Theo Koffler, Founder of Mindfulness Without Borders.

Plus, breakfast, lunch, local exhibitors and youth presentations are all included.

Sexpressions Workshop: SAR - Sexual Attitude Reassessment Seminar


Montreal, Quebec
April 17-19, 2015

An intensive workshop experience that gives participants an opportunity to examine their own values, beliefs and attitudes on various issues in sexuality, sponsored by Sexpressions – Sex education training and consulting services,

Refreshment breaks and classroom materials included in workshop fees.  

Participants are responsible for lunch and dinner

Cost: $575.00/+ applicable taxes

National Eating Disorder Information Centre 2015 Conference


Toronto, Ontario
April 16-17, 2015

The National Eating Disorder Information Centre is pleased to be hosting the fourth bi-annual Body-Image and Self-Esteem Conference: Body Equity: Self-Esteem in the Balance.

This conference is a unique opportunity in Canada to learn more about the current research, evidence-based practices and innovative outreach in a multi-disciplinary, action-oriented environment.

Analyzing and Evaluating Healthy Public Policies: Tools and resources, Health Promotion Capacity Building, PHO and the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy


February 13, 2015

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Public health professionals and community stakeholders working to influence the development of healthy public policies have identified the need to better understand the merit, worth, and utility of these policies. Therefore, Public Health Ontario and the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy have teamed up to present tools and resources for analyzing and evaluating healthy public policies. These tools will be shared along with a step process for evaluating these types of policies.


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