Ontario Tender Fruit

This website provides information for consumers (e.g. recipes, storage and handling, events etc.), growers (e.g. pricing, publications and contacts etc.), and trade (e.g. trade contacts, marketing material etc.) The vast majority of Ontario Tender Fruit  marketing board members are Niagara growers.

Published By: Ontario Tender Fruit Producers, info@ontariotenderfruit.ca

Publication Date: July, 2013

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Celebrate Local Food Week in Ontario @ Community Event
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

Celebrate Local Food Week in Ontario

Ontario’s Local Food Week takes place from June 1st – 6th, 2020.

It’s an important time as ever to support local! Celebrate the first week of June by making a special effort to buy local, support local businesses, and thank our hard-working producers across the province.

For more information about Ontario’s Local Food Approach Here

For a list of local businesses in Niagara in need of support visit here

Understanding Mental Health and Well-being in Later Life @ Webinar
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hope and Me – Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO) is partnering with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to deliver a series of workshop called Understanding Mental Health and Well-being in Later Life

This online workshop series is for older adults (65yrs old and above) and/or their caregivers. It will help you recognize changes to your well-being and when it might be time to ask for help. This series shows you how to improve your mental health, spot the signs and symptoms of mental illness and addictions, and where to find help in the community.

This event is brought to you by Hope and Me – Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO) is partnering with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

ZOOM Practice Sessions @ Webinar
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us to test out your connection to the Zoom network and increase your comfort using the platform to connect with programs.

Explore the features inside of Zoom including:
-Using the chatbox
-Renaming your display name
-Turning your video on and off
-Mute and un-mute
-Display options

This online session is brought to you by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region

Moving the Dial: Safer Supply Programs in Ontario @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Safer Supply programs are effective interventions that help people who use drugs stay connected to healthcare and reduce preventable deaths. These programs already exist in Ontario and other parts of Canada. They are especially important in the current context when people are dealing with both the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing overdose crisis.

In this webinar experts running safer supply programs in Ontario will provide an overview of their programs. Webinar panelists will also discuss the Safer Opioid Supply Programs (SOS) Harm Reduction Informed Guidance Document for Primary Care Teams developed by Ontario prescribers.

This webinar is for people who use drugs, prescribers, physicians, nurse practitioners, mental health and addictions physicians, harm reduction workers, midwives, and clinical program directors.

• Dr. Andrea Sereda, London Inter Community Health
• Dr. Nanky Rai, Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
• Dr. Charles Breau, Recovery Ottawa

Moderated by Sané Dube & Dr. Jen Rayner from the Alliance for Healthier Communities

The New Reality of Culturally Safe Practices in Healthcare During COVID-19 @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Over the past 20 years, there have been remarkable strides in providing culturally safe services to First Nations patients, families, and communities, however, there is still much work to be done in ensuring equitable access to culturally safe services.

During this pandemic, health organizations and service providers have faced additional challenges in their efforts to prepare, monitor and respond to COVID-19. Our First Nation partners are juggling an unprecedented number of concerns in accessing safe, and culturally appropriate, services for their community members.

During this webinar, CFHI-FCAS will review the historical and present-day impacts of pandemics on First Nations communities, including how COVID-19 is amplifying existing inequalities, and learn about the work of the FNHMA to support First Nations health managers.

There will be an opportunity for critical self-reflection and discussion, to unpack how health care organizations can address the challenge to provide culturally safe services/supports to First Nations (as allies) during the pandemic.

This online event is hosted by CHFI- FCAS

How to Create Engaging and Profitable E-Learning Programs @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Over your lifetime, you have gained an incredible amount of knowledge. You see other people making mistakes, missing opportunities, or doing things you can help them do better. Your wisdom can help your customers, your employees, your partners, or other groups that you really care about. With physical distance growing between us all, it’s essential that you take your training online.

This workshop will give you the roadmap for e-learning success. Together we will work through the first, and most important phase of development – PLANNING! Then we’ll set you up to navigate through preparing, producing, publishing and promoting your online course. Join us to discover how you can fast track your e-learning course and get it in front of the people that need it most.

Presenters: Janet Rouss and Diane Andonovski, Video Wisdom

This webinar is hosted by AGEWORKS

Young Onset Dementia Care Partner Group @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Caring for someone with young onset dementia (dementia diagnosed prior to 65) can present its own unique challenges. This is a facilitated group intended to connect people on a similar journey and to offer a place where care partners can assess support and engage socially. If you are a child, spouse, relative, friend – any informal caregiver caring for someone living with young onset dementia you are welcome to join our group!

Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:00 – 8:30pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 7:00 – 8:30pm

This webinar is brought to you by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region


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