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The Sparrow Lake Alliance 14th Annual Meeting

Bayview-Wildwood Resort

Theme: "From Child and Youth Development to Human Development"

This theme of this year's annual meeting centres around how the relationship between the social, physical and mental development of children and adolescents is linked to human development and the broader social growth and development at the scale of the nation. The speakers assembled for this year's program will speak to this framework, addressing the critical "pathways" of health, education and social inclusion.


* Opening Address: David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada

* Health Pathways: Dr. Cameron Mustard, President and Scientific Director, Institute for Work and Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto; Dr. Alan Goldbloom, CEO, Children's Hospitals and Clinics, St. Paul, Minnesota; Dr. Robin Williams, Medical Officer of Health, Regional Municipality of Niagara

* Education Pathways: Veronica Lacey, President and CEO, The Learning Partnership, Toronto; Jim Grieve, Director of Education, Peel District School Board

* Social Inclusion: Peter Clutterbuck; Marvyn Novick, Department of Social Work, Ryerson University; Micheal Hardy, Executive Director, Tikinagan Child and Family Services

To view the full meeting program, or to obtain a conference registration package please visit, email or call (416) 813-8837.