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Senior Network Administrator--Information Technology Services, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit


North Bay, Ontario
Deadline November 21, 2016

Job Posting #2016/045

Position: Senior Network Administrator – Information Technology Services - Management/Non-Union
Hours of Work: Permanent – Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)
Effective: As Soon As Possible
Location: Main Office – North Bay
Additional Info: Vacant Position

Position Summary:

Call for Abstracts--9th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Deadline December 2, 2016

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is proud to be hosting the upcoming 9th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, taking place during National Non-Smoking Week on January 20th and 21st, 2017.

Fall Prevention Month Resources, Partners for Fall Prevention Month


Older adults are a vital part of families and communities. Falling can lead to depression, mobility problems, loss of independence and death. But falls in older adults are predictable and preventable. There are many organizations and individuals working hard to increase awareness of the issue and encourage action to prevent falls and injuries from falls.

New Resource--Guide to Facilitate Discussions about Youth Cannabis Use in Your Community, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse


Marijuana — its medical uses, effects and legalization — is a common topic of discussion of late amongst members of the public and health professionals, and in political circles. These discussions might be influencing perceptions of the drug. Unfortunately, the information shared or debated is not always accurate, and can lead to confusion and poorly informed decision making. For example, consultations by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) across Canada have revealed that many youth and adults still hold misperceptions about the effects of marijuana.

Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, University of Guelph


The University Guelph's new Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization builds capacity for this transformation of knowledge into action. Participants will learn to identify and address barriers to knowledge mobilization, transfer or exchange, and use tools and techniques to support the development of evidence-informed policy and practice.


The first course, Inform: Processes of knowledge translation and dissemination, will be offered January 23 to March 17.

Who should participate?

Call for Applications--Agents of Change: Climate Solutions, Centre for Social Innovation and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change


Deadline December 11, 2016

The Centre for Social Innovation and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are looking to support up to 20 enterprises working on climate change solutions that increase the ability of consumers and businesses to make low-carbon choices, resulting in a quantifiable and significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.


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