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Becoming a Mindful Workplace, Southwest Healthy Workplace Coordinators Network


Chatham, Ontario
May 11, 2016

9:0 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (registration will begin at 8:15)
Chatham Kent John D Bradley Centre, 565 Richmond Street

This interactive and informative workshop will help those who support employees to learn skills, tips and tactics for building resilience, reducing conflict and eliminating bullying in their workplaces.
Mindful Workplaces strive to:

2016 Ontario Bike Summit, Share the Road Cycling Coalition


Toronto, Ontario
April 19 and 20, 2016

The Eaton Chelsea Hotel, Downtown Toronto 33 Gerrard Street West

The Ontario Bike Summit provides a forum for decision-makers to be inspired by best practices from around Ontario and beyond, to gain the practical skills necessary to act on that inspiration and to build new connections to learn from the growing network of people interested in making Ontario the best place in Canada to ride a bike.

This year's theme will be "What's Next for Cycling" and will include:

Well Living House’s Open House and Panel Discussion: "Rooting for our lives through stories" Digging for answers about who “WE” are and where “We” go from here?


Toronto, Ontario
April 7, 2016

4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
209 Victoria Street, Allan Waters Family Auditorium

Panel Discussion

Panelist: Carol Terry, Madeleine Kétéshwew Dion Stout, and Jan Kahehti:io Longboat

The Ontario Public Health Convention 2016


Toronto, Ontario
April 4-6, 2016

AllStream Centre
TOPHC is one of the most comprehensive and engaging public health events in Ontario.  This year’s theme, Collaborate.  Innovate.  Transform., examines how all three actions (collaboration, innovation and transformation) can work in unison to move public health forward.
The 3-day event includes workshops, panel discussions and sessions including:

Knowledge Broker--Nutrition and Mental Health Research; Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, Dietitians of Canada and Kwantlen Polytechnic University


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline April 1, 2016

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, Dietitians of Canada and Kwantlen Polytechnic University are seeking an experienced Knowledge Broker for a one-year, part-time contract position to support the CIHR-funded project “Bridging the Divides: Integrating Knowledge from a National Multi‐Stakeholder Consultation Identifying Nutrition and Mental Health Research Priorities.”

Project Description

Health Promoter, Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline March 25, 2016

Contract Duration: Approximately thirteen (13) months Health Services –Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

The Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention division has an exciting opportunity for a contract Health Promoter within our team. If you are a results driven professional looking for an opportunity to be part of the team developing and implementing strategies, policies and programs, then consider this position within our team.

Team Specific Responsibilities:


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