CONNECT 2018 is Canada’s national learning and technology conference.
CONNECT 2018 will create a unique opportunity for educators, administrators, and technology specialists to CONNECT and engage with peers from across Canada with the goal of exploring how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning. With over 2000 educators and administrators, as well as technology industry leaders attending this year, you will have a unique and powerful opportunity to present your teaching methods and products; showcasing new, innovative, and critical thinking, teaching and learning.
This conference is hosted by the District School Board of Niagara.
Human rights activist, journalist and award-winning author Sally Armstrong has covered stories about women and girls in zones of conflict all over the world.
Sally will share eyewitness accounts of her experiences in many of the world’s conflict zones. Focusing on the plight of women enduring repressive regimes, Sally is an advocate for the struggle to obtain basic human rights for many of the world’s poorest populations. She’ll bring news from Iraq, Afghanistan, and South Sudan.
This is a lecture you won’t want to miss. Seating is limited to 250.
This event is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.
Clinical and non-clinical staff on campuses across Ontario support students while navigating and respecting their privacy on a daily basis. At times this can lead to questions and confusion.
This webinar will provide them with information on:
- How The Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and The Health Care Consent Act, 1996 (HCCA) apply to campuses.
- How common campus scenarios play out play out under Ontario’s privacy and consent legislation.
- Anna Tersigni Phelan (Chief Privacy, Risk, and Health Information Officer, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington)
- Meredith Gardiner (Director of Services, Regional, Canadian Mental Health Association)
This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.
Join Innovate Niagara for this upcoming learn@lunch at Southridge Jam Co.’s production facility in Vineland.
Brendon Nicholson, Program Director at the Southridge Jam Company, will share their story: how and why they started, and how they’ve grown to be the thriving social enterprise they are today. Brendon has learned about social entrepreneurship while building this enterprise and will have interesting insights to share about social entrepreneurship, its impact on the community as well as some of the challenges they have faced.
This event is hosted by Innovate Niagara.
During this webinar presentation, York Region Paramedic Services will highlight key features of York Region’s Paramedic Peer Support Team including the use of a dedicated peer support vehicle.
Specifically, participants will learn about why organizations should consider implementing a peer support program as a proactive way of supporting employees that may be struggling.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about practical on the ground experiences in implementing a peer support program, including:
- key benefits;
- success factors and challenges; and
- tips for other organizations looking at implementing a similar model.
John Anderson, ACP
Superintendent, York Region Paramedic Services
This webinar is hosted by York Region Paramedic Services.
This webinar will describe the new LGBTQ supplement of Ontario’s Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA), which will be launched soon.
This companion to the HEIA tool, developed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), addresses the unique needs and concerns of LGBTQ populations.
In this webinar you will explore:
- Health disparities and specific health needs among LGBTQ populations
- Approaches to policy and program design that take into account the needs of these communities
- How to use HEIA to identify and prevent unintended health equity impacts on LGBTQ populations.
This webinar is hosted by the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest.
Canada is the fourth largest producer of genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) crops, and now Canadians are the first in the world to eat a genetically modified fish. What GM foods are we eating, and what’s next? What can we already conclude about the impacts and risks of GM crops and foods in Canada after twenty years?
This webinar will provide a run-down of where we are with the technology and its products, to provide food movement activists with some information and analysis to examine the present and future of GMOs.
Join the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network for a run down if the most relevant updates, and a brief response to industry’s key public relations messages including the argument that we need GM crops to feed the world. Bring your questions and issues to the table.
This webinar is hosted by Food Secure Canada.