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This week, Seher Shafiq from Parent Action on Drugs has contributed our feature article, "Parenting, Child Development, and Substance Abuse."

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National Director, Professional Practice & Risk Management, Corporate Office, Extendicare


Markham, Ontario
Deadline February 11, 2015
Requisition #: 2041671
Job Location: Canada-Ontario-Markham
Job Stream: Management - Nursing Home and ParaMed~
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions Open: 1
Start Date of Employment: ASAP
Posting Date: 25-Nov-2014
Travel Required: Occasionally
Educational Requirements: College Diploma
Languages Required: English

Job Description

National Director, Professional Practice & Risk Management - Corporate Office

Public Health Nurse, Community Health Services - Early Years Health Program, Health Department, Region of Halton


Oakville, Ontario
Deadline February 10, 2015
Salary Range: $36.03 - $44.34 per hour  (ONA)

Note: Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

This position is being offered on a permanent full-time basis working 35 hours per week.

Preferred Background:

Infectious Disease Modeling – A Practical Introduction, Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics


February 9-10, 2015


  • Dr. Amy Greer, BSc, MSc, PhD Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Population Disease Modeling and Assistant Professor Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph 


  • Interactive online course with discussion
  • Total of 6 hours of instruction

Dates and Times:

New Resource--2015 Report on the Health of Canadians Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Solving Cardiovascular Disease Through Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation


The Heart and Stroke Foundation released the 2015 Report on the Health of Canadians Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Solving Cardiovascular Disease Through Research.

The report outlines six decades of progress that has improved the heart health of Canadians, and outlines the challenges that lie ahead and the research required to meet them.

Read the report online at

Call for Abstracts--Sp’e’qum: Nurturing Developmental Wellbeing, Strengthening Children and Families, 20 Year Anniversary Early Years Conference 2016


Deadline May 31, 2015

Sp’e’qum [spay-come]: Children are regarded as a flower that needs nourishment, love and care. Think of our children as a garden, they need a place to show their beauty and pride (Cowichan Coast Salish)


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