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In the last issue of 2011, we had the first part of our annual year in review and looking forward article (

This week we present the second part, with words from eight contributors about health promotion in 2011 and looking into 2012.

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Canada's 1st Applied Research Conference in Cancer Control


Montreal, Quebec
May 28, 2012

2012 Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)
Canada's 1st Applied Research Conference in Cancer Control

Monday May 28, 2012
Montreal, Quebec
Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
900 de la Gauchetiere W.

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) conference will bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.

2012 PARC Physical Activity Symposium


London, Ontario
May 14-15, 2012

The annual Physical Activity Resource Centre Physical Activity Symposium covers a range of physical activity issues, presents the latest research from expert professionals, and encourages practical application.

The 2012 PARC Symposium will be held on May 14 - 15, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Registration opens on February 1st.

Visit for more information.

The Ontario Pharmacists’ Association’s Diabetes Patient Care - Level 1 Certificate Program


Toronto, Ontario
February 24-26, 2012

The Ontario Pharmacists’ Association’s Diabetes Patient Care - Level 1 Certificate Program

The Diabetes Patient Care Level 1 Certificate Program offered by the Drug Information and Research Centre (DIRC) at the Ontario Pharmacists’ Association is designed to support pharmacists in caring for patients with diabetes and to help prepare those pharmacists interested in earning their certified diabetes educator (CDE) designation.

Nurse Practitioner, Quest CHC


St. Catharines, Ontario
Deadline: January 27, 2012

Nurse Practitioner, Quest CHC

Quest Community Health Centre is dedicated to serving the homeless and under-housed, individuals with mental health and addictions, isolated seniors, sexual and gender diverse populations, at-risk children and youth, individuals with disabilities, and newcomers to Canada.    Our holistic model focuses on primary care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building, and services integration.

Start Thinking About Reducing Secondhand Smoke Webinar Series - Webinar #2


January 24, 26, 31 and February 2

Do you work with women who smoke and aren’t yet ready or able to quit?

Want to implement Start Thinking About Reducing Secondhand Smoke (STARSS) but don’t know where to start?

Do you need great ideas for different levels of service capacity?

Join us for the second in the STARSS webinar series!

Action on Women’s Addictions-Research & Education (AWARE) and our partners from Ontario’s Community Health Centres and Public Health Units are offering a series of webinars to:

Executive Director and Coordinator, Food Secure Canada


No location noted
Deadline: January 20, 2012

Food Secure Canada is looking for its first Executive Director and a Coordinator!

Would you like to be at the forefront of building a national movement for a fair, healthy and ecological Canadian food system?

Are you excited about leading a dynamic, cross-sectoral network of individuals, organizations and businesses working to build a better future for food in Canada?

YATI Youth Development Certificate Program


Kingston, Ontario and London, Ontario
January and February, 2012

Youth Development Certificate Program

The Lung Association’s Youth Advocacy Training Institute (YATI) is proud to offer the first Canadian Certificate program in youth development. This Queen's University accredited program will equip adults with the knowledge and skills to develop experiences for youth to reach their full potential.

Project Specialist, Local Immigration Partnership, City of Guelph


Guelph, Ontario
Deadline: January 18, 2012

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hour's driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.


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