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CHNET-Works! Fireside Chats for October 2010

October 20 & 29, 2010

Events are 13:00-14:00 ET unless otherwise noted.

Canada Needs a National Housing Plan: Policy and Political Landscapes
October 20, 2010

  • Advisors on Tap:  Michael Shapcott, Director of Affordable Housing and Social Innovation at the Wellesley Institute, and Kira Heineck, Executive Director, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), and Alina Tanasescu, VP, Policy and Research, Calgary Homeless Foundation

What Does it Take to Make a Healthy Province? Overview of the 2009 benchmark report
October 29, 2010

  • Advisor on Tap: Douglas G. Manuel, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Chair in Applied Public Health Sciences, Canadian Institute for Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Discussant: Heather E Manson MD FRCP MHSc, Director, Health Promotion,  Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

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