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In this week's feature, Allison Meserve, a Health Promotion Consultant with the Health Promotion Capacity Building Services at Public Health Ontario, describes the six strategic steps necessary in a situational assessment.

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Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Spring Nursing Conference: Update Your Cardiovascular Nursing Toolkit


Ottawa, Ontario
May 29, 2015

Brookstreet Hotel

Hosted by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, topics will include:

  • CABG vs. PCI
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Frailty
  • Heart Failure Care
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

The full program and registration information are available at


Social Enterprise, Sustainability Network


Toronto, Ontario
May 27, 2015

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
215 Spadina Avenue, Connector Room (ground floor), CSI-Spadina

Workshop for Teams of 3-4

The workshop will be led by Norm Tasevski, co-founder and partner with Purpose Capital. Norm has spent his career working with and for impact-minded for-profit, non-profit and government organizations.

The workshop is designed to help leadership teams of 3-4 (including board members) get clarity on:

Health Promotion Consultant, Health Nexus


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 27, 2015

For 30 years Health Nexus has been enabling communities to promote health in Ontario and beyond. We help organizations and individuals develop and implement prevention and health promotion strategies. We focus on fostering healthy child development; facilitating the creation of inclusive and engaged communities; promoting conditions that contribute to healthy communities; and influencing the development of healthy public policy.

Improving the Oral Health of Ontario’s Seniors: Is the Oral Health of Ontario’s Seniors a Public Health Issue? The Ontario Public Health Convention


Toronto, Ontario
March 25, 2015

3:00-4:30 p.m.
Allstream Centre, Room 206D

A panel debates if the oral health of Ontario’s seniors is a public health issue requiring action and how to address barriers to oral health care among seniors in the province.

Moderator: Garry Aslanyan, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland


How Do We Measure Mental Illness and Addictions at a Population Level? CAMH and EENet


March 18, 2015

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Rates of mental illness and addictions at a population level are always based on estimates. In Canada, different studies have shown that rate to be anywhere from 1 in 3 to 1 in 10. With Ontario’s population at 13.6 million, that is a big gap. How do we understand these very different numbers? And how do we use them to inform our work in Ontario’s mental health and addictions system?

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