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In this week’s feature, Anne Rucchetto identifies and discusses the public health implications of continued operation of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

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Understanding Program Evaluation for Youth Wellbeing, YouthREX


January 6 to March 16, 2017

Registration Deadline: December 14, 2016

YouthREX invites you to take part in a free, 10-week online certificate that will give you a foundational understanding of the main concepts, approaches and practices relevant to conducting evaluation of programs and initiatives in the youth sector.

Click here to watch a short video introducing you to this certificate:

So why should you take this certificate?

Claims Assessor--Talent Pool, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline December 20, 2017

Do you have an interest in providing timely, accurate and cost effective delivery of claim services to health care providers and the public in support of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care's health care delivery strategies? If so, bring your knowledge of medical terminology, and human anatomy and your ability to authenticate, adjudicate and facilitate payment of claims for health care benefits to our team!

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

Manager, Community Programs; Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 20, 2016

Division: Sport, Recreation and Community Program Division
City: Toronto
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: AGA21 - General Administration AM-21
Salary: $76,726.00 - $100,240.00 Per Year
Posting Status: Open Targeted
Job ID: 98553

Make the most of your community capacity building expertise and your leadership abilities with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

Harm Reduction 101 Workshop, Toronto Harm Reduction Alliance and Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
December 13 & 14, 2016

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Regent Park Community Centre, 402 Shuter Street

Topics to be covered include:

  • Key harm reduction principles
  • Housing
  • Indigenous peoples and HR
  • Stigma
  • STIs
  • Overdose prevention
  • Peer programs

Read more and register at

Project Coordinator--Poverty Reduction Initiative, Durham District School Board


Whitby, Ontario
Deadline December 12, 2016

Seize this opportunity to play a lead role as a champion of poverty reduction in designated communities served by Durham District School Board (DDSB).

Reporting to the Manager of Early Years and Poverty Strategy, you will combine your skills in project management and your knowledge of the social determinants of health, as you coordinate the planning and activities within the Poverty Reduction Strategy.

More specifically, as a Project Coordinator – Poverty Reduction Initiative, you will:

Intersectionality and health equity: Exploring opportunities for public health practice and policy, National Collaborating Centres for Determinants of Health and Healthy Public Policy


December 12th, 2016

1:00-2:30 p.m. EST

This webinar will also be delivered in French on December 13, 2016, at 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST (see for details and to register).

Community Engagement Coordinator, Rainbow Health Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 12, 2016

[Ed: deadline extended December 2]

Internal/External Posting
Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator
Job ID #: RHO 16-1101
Department: Rainbow Health Ontario
Union Affiliation: UFCW, Local 175
Salary Range: CS4 $57,509.87 - $71,354.84
Reports To: Director, Rainbow Health Ontario
Status: Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Traumatic Brain Injury, Falls and Aging; Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and Public Health Agency of Canada


December 8, 2016

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) would like to invite you to join us for an insightful webinar on traumatic brain injuries and falls among seniors.


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