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This week's feature article by Louise Choquette is an overview of the Best Start Resource Centre's new manual entitled, “Health Fairs and Preconception, Prenatal and Child Health.” The manual offers information on the effectiveness of health fairs and promising practices used by agencies offering health fairs.

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HHRC Workshop: Building Blocks for Community Planning


Toronto, Ontario
March 23, 2010

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Hotel Toronto - 108 Chestnut Street

This full-day workshop will focus on many key skills you will need in order to actively contribute to local planning within the Healthy Communities Ontario (HCO) approach. It will provide an opportunity for you to learn from the experience of experts and colleagues and work with community assessment tools.

After participating in this workshop, you can expect to be able to:

Project Management Lead, Tier 2 Mental Health Divestment, South West LHIN


London, Ontario
No deadline noted

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Addiction & Trauma--Consumer Panel


Barrie, Ontario
February 19, 2010

Holiday Inn, Fairview Road
9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

Over the past 4 years, CAST Canada has held more than 60 Addiction & Trauma Consumer Panel workshops with more than 2,000 frontline workers like you. Discussion focuses on unique, relevant ideas around what worked (and what didn’t) in helping relationships.

Who Should Attend?


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