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New Website for PARC


The PARC website has a new look and a new web address! Check it out at  The new and improved PARC website features include:

  • Streamlined navigation to make it easier to find the content you need
  • Downloadable workshops that are easier to navigate
  • Brighter, cleaner design

We are also pleased to currently host a section on our website for the Ontario Society for Physical Activity in Public Health (OSPAPPH).

RFP--Building Capacity for Equity in Health Promotion, Health Nexus and the Health Equity Council


Deadline March 1, 2010

Purpose of the RFP

Health Nexus and the Health Equity Council are seeking an evaluation consultant to develop and implement a suitable evaluation framework (qualitative & quantitative) to evaluate process as well as impact elements of the project Building Capacity for Equity in Health Promotion. This project is funded by the Healthy Communities Fund of the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion, and runs from November 2009 to March 2011. The evaluation will be conducted in English and French.

About the Project

RFP--Project Evaluation Services, Huron-Perth In Motion


Clinton, Ontario
Deadline March 1, 2010

Huron County Health Unit and Perth District Health Units are looking for Project Evaluation Services to complete a 2010 Huron-Perth in motion survey.

Proposals and bids will be received before or on: Monday, March 1, 2010 at 4:30 pm by the Office of the undersigned, from whom specifications and details may be obtained.

Sherri Preszcator
Huron County Health Unit
77722B London Road, RR 5
Clinton, Ontario
N0M 1L0 (519) 482-3416

Public Health Nurse – Infection Prevention & Surveillance, Health Services – Communicable Diseases, Peel Region


Brampton, Ontario
Deadline February 25, 2010

Temporary  (PHN#10-03)
Duration: approximately six (6) months

The Vaccine Management Program requires one self-directed, enthusiastic individual to work within a collaborative team environment to deliver services in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards.

Key responsibilities include:

“Chemical Reaction”--A Public Forum on Toxics, Women’s Health, and the Chemicals Management Plan


Ottawa, Ontario
February 23, 2010

7:00 p.m.
Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel, Tudor Room, First Floor, 1 Rideau Street

With thousands of chemicals in daily use in Canada, and 200 of them currently being more closely assessed by our federal government, what are the implications for women’s health?

A Free Public Event To Consider And Discuss The Issues

Panel Of Speakers:


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