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Now that the election is over, with a new federal government in power and the portfolios and cabinet revealed, there is an expectation, or at least a possibility, of change. For the last edition of the bulletin in 2015, we want your thoughts on the impact the new Liberal government could have on the health of Canadians.

We invite all health promoters and health organizations to send us your reflections on the following questions: What will the change in government mean to health promotion and public health in Canada? What are the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead?

Please send your 300–400 word submissions to by December 4, 2015, and include your name or the name of your organization. The compilation of responses will be published on December 18, 2015.


Book Launch--Cracked: How telephone operators took on Canada’s largest corporation and won


Toronto, Ontario
December 10, 2015

4:00-7:00 p.m.
Steelworkers Hall,  25 Cecil Street

In the 1970s, Bell Canada was Canada’s largest corporation. It employed thousands of people, including a large number of women who worked as operators and endured very poor pay and working conditions. Joan Roberts, a former operator, tells the story of how she and a group of dedicated labour organizers helped to initiate a campaign to unionize Bell Canada’s operators.

Communications Lead, AOHC


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 3, 2015

Full-Time, Permanent

Our Vision: The best possible health and wellbeing for everyone living in Ontario.

Our Mission: We champion transformative change to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities facing barriers to health.


We are seeking a communication professional who combines a strategic approach and with strong hands-on capabilities.

There are three main areas of responsibility for this role:

Healthy Canada: Financial Models and Fiscal Incentives in Health and Health Care


Toronto, Ontario
December 1, 2015

InterContinental Toronto Centre

How much do you think money matters in health and health care?

There is no disputing the growing demand for health and health care in Canada and abroad is a financial concern for governments, business, and all Canadians. With health consuming more than 40 per cent of provincial/territorial budgets in Canada, there is growing concern regarding the sustainability of the health care system and our ability to meet the needs of an aging and chronically ill population.

Connecting Truth and Reconciliation to Health and Wellbeing, Centre for Research on Inner City Health


Toronto, Ontario
November 25, 2015

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Room 241, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 209 Victoria Street
You are invited to a special presentation by Clayton Shirt, an Aboriginal Elder, Traditional Teacher and Mentor. He is from the Wolf Clan of Saddle Lake, Alberta, Treaty 6. Clayton has been working as a Traditional Teacher and Healer for more than 10 years.
The talk will be related to Truth and Reconciliation and health, and will explore:

Senior Research and Evaluation Analyst, Planning and Evaluation Services, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit


North Bay, Ontario
Deadline November 23, 2015

JOB #2015/028

Position: Senior Research and Evaluation Analyst - OPSEU – Planning and Evaluation Services

Hours of Work: Permanent – Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)

Effective: January 4, 2016

Location: Main Office – North Bay

Additional Info: Vacant Position

Position Summary:

Public Health Promoter, Huron County Health Unit


Clinton, Ontario
Deadline November 16, 2015

Huron County Health Unit Requires a

One Half-time Temporary (12 Months) Public Health Promoter

The Health Unit currently has an opening for one .5 temporary Public Health Promoter for 12 months with possible extension. The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team to plan and implement public health programs.



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