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In this week's feature article, Janine Hopkins describes the Toronto Central LHIN's Health Equity Plan, developed to understand and address health disparities in Toronto.

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Cultural Competency, Diversity, and Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression in Mental Health/Substance Use, Across Boundaries


Toronto, Ontario
March 13 & 20, 2012

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Across Boundaries, 51 Clarkson Avenue

In this two-day training workshop, participants will gain practical knowledge of best practices of a holistic client-centred approach to care within an anti-racism/anti-oppression framework. The workshop will be very interactive and participatory using creative activities.

Day 1 Goals and Objectives

Workshop and Discussion on Gender Independent Kids, Sexual Health Network of Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
February 22, 2012

9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street, Committee Room # 1,  Lower Level

Gender Non-conforming Kids: Understanding the Needs of Kids and Families, Learning about Local Programs, Resources and Research, and Talking about How and Why It Matters in Sexual Health Education and Services

Panel Members:

Program Supervisor of Health Protection, Public Health and Emergency Services Department, County of Oxford


Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline February 21, 2012

Position: Program Supervisor of Health Protection (Comp. #2012-08)
Location: Public Health and Emergency Services Department
Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time                     
Reporting to: Manager of Health Protection
Union Affiliation: Non-Union

Position Summary:

Epidemiologist, Canadian Cancer Society


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 12, 2012

1 year Contract

Every three minutes, another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. Join the Canadian Cancer Society’s fight against cancer by helping us do everything we can to prevent cancer, save lives and support those living with cancer. You’ll be part of a passionate team determined to change lives and make a difference in the cancer fight.

Job Purpose


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