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Canadian Youth Perceptions on Cannabis Webinar Series, HC Link


November 30, 2016  from 10:00-11:30 a.m. ET
December 13, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET

Canada has one of the world's highest rates of cannabis use among teens. Research on what youth think about cannabis and how that relates to their choice to use is critical to informing preventive education, practice implementation and policy to minimize harm. It is especially significant given changes in recreational legalization on the horizon, which may have an impact on further use in this vulnerable population.

Social Worker, Kingston Family Health Team


Kingston, Ontario
Deadline November 30, 2016

Temporary Contract

This is a term position starting January 2017. The hours of work are 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday.

The Kingston Family Health Team (KFHT) is a multidisciplinary primary health care team providing services to 30,000 patients in Kingston and the surrounding area.  

The KFHT is currently recruiting a temporary 1.0 FTE Social Worker to join our mental health care team.


The carrot and the stick: Health and regulation in the age of processed food, Community Food Centres Canada


November 29, 2016

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EST

Right now, government regulators and civil society organizations are battling with the processed food industry to create a better food environment for Canadians. There is an urgency to address how corporate interests are impacting public health, however how to achieve this is highly contested. As advocates, where should we be pushing hardest? For consumers, how do we navigate “choice” in an environment that’s stacked against us?  

The ‘Raced’ Body: Reflecting on Clinical Encounters, Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning Series


November 24, 2016

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PST
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EST
Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practice.  Dr. Lavallee will be presenting on Making the Indigenous Body Human: One Day at a Time.

Health Analyst, Health Services--Communicable Disease, Region of Peel


Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 24, 2016

13 month assignment

The Infection Prevention & Surveillance Section of the Communicable Disease Division requires a dynamic, self-starter to provide high level expertise with regards to database management and the timely analysis and mapping of health data in order to support communicable disease surveillance, immunization and vaccine programming, program planning, and monitoring of the health status of Peel’s residents.


COPD vs Asthma Workshop, Provider Education Program, Ontario Lung Association


Hamilton, Ontario
November 23, 2016

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King Street West

In accordance with the CTS Asthma and COPD Guidelines participants will be able to:

  • Identify symptoms of COPD & Asthma.
  • Differentiate COPD from Asthma.
  • Provide management according to correct diagnosis.

6:00 – 6:30 Registration and Dinner
6:30 – 7:40 COPD vs Asthma Presentation
7:40 – 8:10 Case #1
8:10 – 8:40 Case #2
8:40 – 9:00 Questions and Evaluation


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