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In last week's issue, we present the third and final part in our series on plain language. Part III is contributed by Naomi Shacter and focusses on principles of clear design.

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Orientation to Community-Based Tobacco Control, Healthy Communities Consortium Webinars for Community Organizations and Groups


November 23, 2010

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Facilitated by Steven Sawaidis, PTCC

The webinar will provide an overview of the tobacco problem in Ontario including prevalence and health consequences of both direct use and second hand smoke. The historical development of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy and program and policy components at multiple levels to address this problem will also be  discussed.

Program Evaluation Specialist, Health Protection Division, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit


Windsor, Ontario
Deadline November 19, 2010

(Grid Level 901-950) CUPE Local 543.3


Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, the Program Evaluation Specialist will work within a multi-disciplinary, research-based, population health framework, providing leadership and expertise in the design and implementation of program planning and evaluation activities in areas directly related to Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention program requirements.

Position Responsibilities

Bilingual Volunteer Program Coordinator, Centretown Community Health Centre


Ottawa, Ontario
October 29, 2010

Regular Part-Time  (.5fte)

Position Summary:

The Volunteer Program Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of CCHC’s Volunteer Program which includes: volunteer recruitment and management; volunteer engagement and capacity building; and staff training and support. The incumbent responds to requests from volunteers/candidates, staff and community agencies concerning voluntarism.


Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 29, 2010

Purpose of Position:

The Senior Policy Advisor will coordinate the development and maintenance of highly complex corporate and board policies, lead the development of briefing materials, submissions and presentations to the Board or any of the Board’s standing committees and assist the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to provide support to the OAHPP Board of Directors.

Key Responsibilities:

Senior Analyst, Information Technology/Information Management Division, Cancer Care Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Vacancy:  Senior Analyst (Maternity Leave Coverage)
Reports To: Manager, Strategy And Planning, Chief Information Officer, (CIO) Portfolio         
Location: Downtown Toronto Subway Location on University Ave
Status: Temporary Full Time

Position Summary:


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