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34th International Seating Symposium


Vancouver, British Columbia
March 6-9, 2017

The Westin Bayshore

This international symposium addresses current and future developments in the areas of seating, positioning and mobility. Topic areas include service delivery, product development, research and outcomes. The format for the symposium will include pre-symposium, plenary, instructional, paper and poster sessions.

Registration is now open and early bird rates apply until January 19:

Moving Towards Change--Self-Management Training Workshop for Health Care Professionals, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


Kitchener, Ontario
March 5-6, 2018

Day 1 12:00–5:00 p.m.
Day 2 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Road

This program was developed for the Waterloo Wellington region as a workshop for health care providers to gain greater knowledge and skill in the behaviour change process.

Target Audience: Health Care Providers

Workshop Fee: $125.00

Moving Towards Change--Supporting Your Patient to Self-Manage, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


Waterloo, Ontario
March 5, 2018

6:00-10:00 p.m.
Wildcraft Grill & Bar, 425 King Street North

This workshop was developed for Health Care Professionals in the Waterloo Wellington region in response to their feedback. It is designed to support providers in integrating behavioural change strategies with their patients in a quick 5 or 10 minute office or clinical visit.

Overview on current and emerging treatment options, learn about managing symptoms and treatment related side effects; Patient Education Session on Multiple Myeloma; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada


Newmarket, Ontario
March 5, 2018

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
DEF Cancer Centre Lobby, Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake Regional Health Centre

Presenter: Peter Anglin, MD, FRCPC, MBA, Physician Lead Stronach Regional Cancer Centre and Central LHIN Regional Cancer Program

Audience: Patients/survivors, caregivers/family members and oncology healthcare providers

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Care, Colour, and the Quality Chasm: Towards Client-Centered Care for African/Black Diaspora Populations in the Context of Structural Racism, Inaugural Centre Talks Black History Month Keynote Address


Toronto, Ontario
February 16, 2018

12:00–1:30 p.m.
Allan Waters Auditorium, 2nd floor, 209 Victoria Street (venue and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible)

“Across the globe, Africans and the African Diaspora continue to suffer inequality and disadvantage because of the legacy of colonialism and slavery.” – The United Nations Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024.

Effective health care interventions for African/Black Diasporic populations must begin by understanding the context and impacts of structural racism, which extend to:

Ontario Housing First Forum: Linking Research and Practice, Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest


Toronto, Ontario
January 25, 2018

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (EST)
CAMH, 33 Russell Street, Room 2029
The Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest (OHFRN-CoI) is excited to host the first Housing First (HF) forum for stakeholders from across Ontario to come together and share resources and experiences with implementing HF in their communities.


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