October 2012 eNewsletter

Peg City Car Co-op, launched in the spring of 2011, addresses social and environmental well-being. As a member of the Car Sharing Association, the Co-op is designed to support public transit and environmental goals.

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba

Brandon

Literacy Partners of Manitoba – Learning and Violence &  Occupational Task Profiles: Canadian Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) Workforce – October 18 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Fundamentals of Addictions – October 30 – November 1

Clearwater

Harvest Moon Society – Rainwater Harvesting – October 18 – 19

Harvest Moon Society – Grey Water Systems – October 21 – 22

Dauphin

Community Futures Parkland – Take the Leap 4: A Manitoba Rural Entrepreneurship Conference – October 22

Medora

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety – Patient Safety: Let’s Talk About It – October 11 ***NEW***

Morden

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre – Manitoba Business Planning Workshop – October 3 – 5

Portage la Prairie

Central Plains Cancer Care Services – [download id=”1055″] – October 25

St. Pierre-Jolys

Recreation Connections Manitoba – Welcoming Newcomers to After School and Recreation Programs – October 11

Shilo

HIGH FIVE – Principles of Healthy Child Development – October 4 

HIGH FIVE – QUEST 2 – October 5

Teulon

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre – Manitoba Business Planning Workshop – October 10 – 12

The Pas

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Understanding Gambling and Gambling Behaviour – November 6 – 7 ***NEW***

Thompson

Community Futures Manitoba – [download id=”1054″] – October 2 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Anxiety Practical Intervention Strategies – November 1

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Continuum of Recovery – December 5 – 6 ***NEW***

Virden

Manitoba Arts Council – Showcase Contact 2012 – October 11 -14 ***NEW***

Winkler

Recreation Connections Manitoba – Welcoming Newcomers to After School and Recreation Programs – October 4

Winnipeg

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Individual Counselling Skills – October 1 – 5

Communities 4 Families – Bookmates Training in Family Literacy – October 3

Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives – Good Manufacturing Practices – October 3

QNET – Mental Health Works – October 3

University of Manitoba – Healthy Aging & U – October 3 ***NEW***

Wellness Institute – Waisting Away: Weight Management Strategies for Healthcare Professionals to Help Their Patients/Clients Manage Their Health at Any SIZE – October 3

Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Training – October 4

QNET – Effective Conflict Resolution – October 4

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – [download id=”1051″] – October 4 – 5

Centrallia – Global Business to Business Forum – October 10 – 12

QNET – Introduction to Workplace Wellness – October 10 ***NEW***

spark – Coaching Employees for Interpersonal Wellness – October 11 ***NEW***

QNET – Strategic Planning: From Vision to Action – October 11

Association of Manitoba Museums – 40th Anniversary Conference – October 11 – 13 ***NEW***

Recreation Connections Manitoba – Aquatic Facility Operator Course – November 14 – 16 ***NEW***

ACI Manitoba – The Creative Business Approach – October 15

Green Action – Backyard Composting Workshop – October 15 ***NEW***

Aulneau Renewal Centre – Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers: Level 1 – October 15 – 17, November 19 -21

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Anxiety Practical Intervention Strategies – October 16

Green Action – Backyard Composting Workshop – October 16 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Fundamentals of Addictions – October 16 – 18

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre – Manitoba Business Planning Workshop – October 16 – 18

Canadian Red Cross – Beyond the Hurt – October 16 – 17

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Gender & Sexual Identity in Youth – October 17

QNET – Write It Right – October 17

Green Action – Backyard Composting Workshop (in French) – October 17 ***NEW***

Recreation Connections Manitoba – Therapeutic Recreation Professional Development Workshop – October 17

Green Action – Backyard Composting Workshop – October 18 ***NEW***

QNET – Making Personality Work – October 18

Canadian CED Network – 10th Annual Manitoba CD/CED Gathering – October 19

Literacy Partners of Manitoba – Learning and Violence &  Occupational Task Profiles: Canadian Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) Workforce – October 19 ***NEW***

Winnipeg in motion – Women and Weights – October 19 ***NEW***

Manitoba Fitness Council – Momentum Conference 2012 – October 20 – 21

Canada Green Building Council – Green Economics: Financially Successful Green Buildings – October 23

Community Futures Manitoba – Self Employment Resources for People with Disabilities – October 23 ***NEW***

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association – Emerging Issues Conference – October 24

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Youth, Substance Use and Gambling: Understanding the issues and knowing how to respond – October 24 -25

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Foundations for Outstanding Workplace Performance – October 25

QNET – HR for Managers – October 25

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Managing Personalities – Myers Briggs for Leaders – October 26

Volunteer Manitoba – Say No to Gold, Silver, and Bronze: Customizing Sponsorship Packages – October 26 ***NEW***

Canadian Mental Health Association – Mental Health First Aid – October 29 ***NEW***

QNET – Managing Four Generations in the Workplace – October 30

Volunteer Manitoba – Ten Steps to Managing a Successful Event – October 30 ***NEW***

spark – Developing Effective Program Evaluations – November 1 ***NEW***

QNET – Organization and Employee Alignment – November 1 ***NEW***

Literacy Partners of Manitoba – Aboriginal Literacy Symposium – November 2 ***NEW***

Alzheimer Society Manitoba – Care4U Conference – November 3 ***NEW***

QNET – Managing Workplace Stress: Take Control – November 5 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Changing Demographics, Changing Values, and How Your Board Can Manage Them – November 6 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Fundamentals of Addictions – November 6 – 21 ***NEW***

QNET – Workplace Leadership – Certificate in Leadership Development (CLD) Fall 2012 – November 6 – December 18 ***NEW***

Healthy Child Manitoba – National Child Day Forum – November 7 – 8

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Leadership and Management – The Essential Foundations – November 8

QNET – Simple Rules for Organizational Change – November 8 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Understanding Mental Illness – November 9

Canadian Mental Health Association – Exploring the Journey of Recovery – Introductory Workshop – November 13

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Dealing With Difficult People – November 14

Recreation Connections Manitoba – Aquatic Facility Operator Course – November 14 – 16

QNET – Emotional Intelligence – November 15 ***NEW***

Winnipeg in motionSports – It’s NOT just for kids! – November 16 ***NEW***

Canadian District Energy Association – Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates – November 18 – 21

Rainbow Resource Centre – 2012 GSA Conference – November 19

Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association – Let’s Get Connected Conference – November 22 ***NEW***

Association of Manitoba Municipalities – Annual Convention – November 26 – 29

QNET – Conducting Workplace Investigations – November 28 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Effective Proposal Writing: Developing Persuasive Proposals – November 28 ***NEW***

Canada Green Building Council – Green Associate Study Course – November 28 -29 ***NEW***

spark – Time Management & Goal Setting – November 29 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Continuum of Recovery – November 29 – 30 ***NEW***

Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Research Institute – Seeing is believing’: How media portrayals affect belonging in the community – November 30 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Coaching Strategies for Leaders – Conflict, Performance, Change – December 4 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Group Counselling Skills – December 4 – 6 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Conflict Resolutions Skills – December 5 ***NEW***

QNET – Project Management: A Practical Approach – December 5 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Addictions and Mental Illness: Working with Co-occrurring Disorders – December 6 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Substance Abuse and Youth: Creating Opportunities for Change – December 7 ***NEW***

Winnipeg in motionDrums Alive! – December 7 ***NEW***

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba – Pharmacology of Mood Altering Drugs – December 12 -13 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Introduction to Volunteer Management – December 12 – 14 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Restorative Justice: Guiding Principles for Communities and Organizations – December 13 ***NEW***

QNET – Leading Through Coaching – December 13 ***NEW***

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute – Deescalating Potentially Violent Situations – December 18 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Mediation: An Informal Process for Conflict Resolution – December 19 – 20 ***NEW***

Various Locations & Distance Education

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health & National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools – Webinar – Health Equity Tools – Promoting Action on Equity Issues: A Knowledge-To-Action Handbook – October 10 ***NEW***

enterprising non-profits – Webinar – Supportive Environment for Social Enterprise – October 12 ***NEW***

Canadian CED Network – Webinar – The Resilience Imperative: Remaking the CED Agenda? – October 16 ***NEW***

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health & National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools – Webinar – Health Equity Tools – Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool – October 17 ***NEW***

enterprising non-profits – Webinar – Social Enterprise Development Path and Resources – October 26 ***NEW***

Canadian CED Network – Webinar – Financial Management for CED Organizations – November 7 ***NEW***

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools – Online Learning Modules

Wellness Institute – Get Better Together! – Various dates and locations

Outside Manitoba

Edmonton

MacEwan University – Dreamcatcher Aboriginal Youth Conference – October 12 – 13

Food Secure Canada – Assembly 2012: Powering Up! Food for the Future – November 1 – 4

Fredericton

Canadian Research Data Centre Network – Evidence-Based Policy Formation and Evaluation – October 23 – 24 ***NEW***

Gatineau

Forum pancanadien sur le développement économique en francophonie canadienne – October 31 – November 2 ***NEW***

Halifax

Canadian Obesity Network – The 4th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity – October 24 – 26

Kitchener

Tamarack – Communities Collaborating Institute: Innovating Together – October 1 – 5

Liverpool (UK)

University of Liverpool – Comprehensive Health Impact Assessment Training – November 12 – 16

Membertou

Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers – National Conference and General Meeting – October 22 – 25

Olds

Alberta Rural Development Network – Creating Rural Connections 2012 – October 11 – 13

Quebec City

Saint Mary’s University – Imagine 2012: The Conference on Co-operative Economics – October 6 – 8

Saskatoon

Centre for the Study of Cooperatives – Cooperating to Build a Better West – November 1 – 3

Toronto

Conference Board of Canada – Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care – October 30 – 31

Vancouver

Health Work & Wellness – The Better Workplace Conference 2012 – October 16 – 18

Community Based Research Centre – 8th Gay Men’s Health Summit: Reconsidering Social Determinants – November 1 – 2 ***NEW***

Canadian Mental Health Association – Bottomline Conference: Celebrating a New Era in Workplace Mental Health: Putting National Standards Into Practice – February 27 -28 ***NEW***

Washington (US)

American Institute for Cancer Research – 2012 Research Conference – November 1 – 2

Funding Opportunities

Funding Deadlines Calendar

Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk Program

After School Arts Enrichment Program ***October 1 DEADLINE***

Arts Development Project Support Program (ADPS)

Assiniboine Credit Union

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Canada Summer Jobs

Canadian Institute for Health Research, Funding Opportunities Database

Canadian Rural Research Network (list of funding opportunities)

Canadian Tire Jump Start

Canadian Women’s Foundation

Carolyn Sifton Foundation

Celebrate Canada

Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund

Communities 4 Families

Designated Heritage Buildings

Earth Day Canada Community Environment Fund

Ethnocultural Community Support Fund ***October 31 DEADLINE***

FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Grey Cup Legacy Fund Coaching Seminars Award Program

Forest Enhancement Program

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk

Earth Day Canada, Hometown Heroes Award Program

Hometown Green Team

Hometown Manitoba

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Interlake Health Promotion Project Fund

Kid Sport ***October 15 & 25 DEADLINE***

Manitoba Community Arts Council Grants

Manitoba Community Museums Grant Program

Manitoba Community Places Program

Manitoba Community Services Council

Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism

Manitoba Grants for Innovation in Citizenship Education

Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships

Manitoba Heritage Grants Programs

Manitoba Hydro Commercial Custom Measures

Manitoba Lotteries Corporation

Manitoba Mentorships

Manitoba Water Stewardship Fund

MEC Urban Sustainability Grants

National Crime Prevention Centre

Neighbourhoods Alive! Lighthouses

Neighbourhood Renewal Fund ***October 15 DEADLINE***

RCMP Foundation

Selkirk & District Community Foundation, Games Legacy Fund

Sogo Active

Sport Manitoba

Sunova Credit Union Community Investment Program

Sustainable Development Innovations Fund  ***October 15 DEADLINE***

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

Urban Green Team

Young Canada Works

Youth Serves Manitoba

Youth Take Charge

Winnipeg Arts Council

Winnipeg Foundation Community Grants

Winnipeg Foundation Camps & Summer Programming Grants

Winnipeg Foundation EnviroGrants Program ***October 15 DEADLINE***

Winnipeg Foundation Literacy for Life Fund ***October 1 DEADLINE***

Winnipeg Foundation Nourishing Potential ***October 15 DEADLINE***

Western Communities Foundation

Women to Watch (Sport Manitoba)

Resources

Conference Board of Canada – Employer Involvement in the Health and Well-Being of Children and Youth

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Enabling Sustainability Policy and Planning at the Local Level: The Example of Food Policy

University of Copenhagen – Health Impact Assessment of increased cycling to place of work or education in Copenhagen

Conference Board of Canada – Healthy Youth: Why Employers Should Care and What They Can Do—The Case for Business Action

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Implementation of Section 54 of Québec’s Public Health Act

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies – Intersectoral governance for health in all policies. Structures, actions and experiences

Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research – The Makings of an Evidence-Based Local Health Department: Identifying Administrative and Management Practices

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public PolicyA Framework for Analyzing Public Policies Practical Guide

National Centre for Biotechnology InformationShaping cities for health: complexity and the planning of urban environments in the 21st century

America Walks – Steps to a Walkable Community: A Guide for Citizens, Planners, and Engineers

Transportation Research Board – Walking and Cycling in Western Europe and the United States: Trends, Policies, and Lessons

Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – October

Autism Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Eye Health Month

Healthy Workplace Month

International Walk to School Month

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

National Occupational Therapy Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

SIDS Awareness Month (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)

The Flu Shot: Influenza Immunization Awareness Month

Mental Illness Awareness Week September 30 – October 6

National Breastfeeding Week September 30 – October 6

National Seniors Day October 1

World Habitat Day October 1

Fire Prevention Week October 7 – 13

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction October 10

World Mental Health Day October 10

International Day for Disaster Reduction October 13

World Sight Day October 13

National Infection Control Week October 15 – 19

Waste Reduction Week October 15 -21

World Food Day October 16

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty October 17

National School Safety Week October 17 – 23

International Stuttering Awareness Day October 22