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This week's feature was written by Linor David, Program Manager at Community Food Centres Canada and describes their work, including their five Good Food Principles and the impact of this framework on health promotion practice, particularly community food programs.

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Book Launch--A Culture’s Catalyst: Historical Encounters with Peyote and the Native American Church in Canada


Toronto, Ontario
May 13, 2017

3:00-4:00 p.m.
Trinity St. Paul’s Center, 427 Bloor Street West

Celebrate the launch of A Culture’s Catalyst: Historical Encounters with Peyote and the Native American Church in Canada by Fannie Kahan, published by The University of Manitoba Press.

RFP – Implementation of the modernized standards within Oxford County, Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services


Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline May 12, 2017

Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services
Oxford County, Ontario
May 1, 2017
Submission Deadline:  Friday, May 12, 2017


As a County that thinks ahead and wisely shapes the future, the goal of this project is to support the Oxford County Public Health leadership team to develop a vision of the future organizational state for implementation of the new Standards for Public Health Programs and Services.   

Resources Available to Help Workplaces Take Action During Mental Health Week, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


In the workplace, the traditional view of health and safety has expanded from physical hazards, to a more comprehensive approach that incorporates the total health and well-being, including the mental health, of employees. To help organizations promote mental health, and take action on creating a mentally healthy workplace, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has a variety of bilingual tools and resources available.

Healthy Minds at Work Portal

Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Principles: A Framework for a Community Development and Health Equity Approach to Community Food Programs



I Introduction
II Current approaches to health and food insecurity
III Community Food Centres Canada’s Approach
IV The Good Food Principles
VI The Good Food Principles and Health Equity
V Conclusion

-- Submitted by Linor David, Program Manager, Community Food Centres Canada

I Introduction

Cancelled: Breastfeeding Education Day: Breastfeeding: Sharing the Knowledge & Supporting our Families, Breastfeeding Collaborative of Dufferin & East Wellington


Unfortunately, due to low enrollment for the upcoming Breastfeeding Education Day originally planned for Tuesday, May 9th, a decision was made to cancel the event.

The Collaborative of Dufferin and East Wellington will be revisiting the community’s needs and interests for breastfeeding education, and adjust the objectives accordingly. Depending on the outcome, there may be similar opportunities in the future.

Thank you for your interest and support for ongoing breastfeeding education.


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