October eNewsletter

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October 2013 – Volume 6, Issue 9
November E-Newsletter deadline is October 24.


Health in Common News
Learning Opportunities
Funding Opportunities
Health and Sustainability Promotion

Health in Common News

Join us for our Annual General Meeting

Health in Common’s 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Cinematheque Theatre (100 Arthur Street at Bannatyne Avenue).

Please join us for a brief program and light refreshments.

Please RSVP to 204-946-1888 or email contact@healthincommon.ca.

Canadian CED Network Manitoba Gathering 

Health in Common is once again involved on the planning committee of the Canadian CED Network Manitoba Gathering being held on October 25, 2013.

The Gathering is an inspiring annual opportunity for those involved in community development and community economic development to connect, learn, and celebrate together. Charlene Lafreniere of University College of the North is the confirmed keynote speaker.

Come learn from Erin about Health in Common services at Speed Dating! Resources for Community OrganizationsAnna at Dealing with Evaluation Challenges and Bo at Innovative data collection strategies.


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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Recreation Connections – Aquatic Facility Operator Course – November 6-8 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Introduction – November 26-28 ***NEW***


Recreation Connections – Aquatic Facility Operator Course – October 29-31 ***NEW***

Ile des Chenes

Community Futures Triple R – Challenge Your Acceptance: Chris Fields – November 8 ***NEW***


Recreation Connections – Rinks… Issues and Answers – October 22 ***NEW***

Recreation Connections – Arena Ice Maintenance Course – October 23 ***NEW***

Portage la Prairie

Recreation Connections – Therapeutic Recreation Professional Development Workshop – October 9 

Prairie Heritage Farm

Prairie Heritage Farm – Mark Shepard Workshop – Restoration Agriculture: Real World Permaculture for Farmers – October 18-20 ***NEW***

Thunder Bay

Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation – CRRF Annual Conference – October 24 – 27 


Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat – Seniors and Elders Day 2013 – October 1

United Way – Understanding Government in Manitoba: Engaging with the Public Policy Process – October 2 

Klinic – Love and Violence: Broadening our lens of violence in intimate relationships – October 2 & 3

Brandon University – Social Media Engagement Certificate – October 2 & 3 

HIGH FIVE  – Principles of Healthy Child Development – October 5 ***NEW***

Age and Opportunity: Support Services for Older Adults – Late Life Hoarding Workshop – October 7

Volunteer Manitoba – Project Planning Level 1 – October 9 ***NEW***

Winnipeg Rental Network – Community Advisory Forum – October 11

Volunteer Manitoba – Proposal Writing: Developing Persuasive Proposals – October 16 ***NEW***

University of Manitoba – Strangers in New Homelands – October 17 & 18 

All Nations Family Resource Centre – Positive Discipline – October 17 – December 5

Immigrant Women’s Association of Manitoba – Gang Awareness and Self Defense Class – October 18 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Bookkeeping Basics for Non-Profits – October 18 ***NEW***

Frontiers Foundation Manitoba – Northern Aboriginal Forestry and Housing Conference 2013 – October 21-24 ***NEW***

Klinic – Trauma informed organizations and systems  (free) – October 23

Recreation Connections – Risk Management for Parks and Recreation Workshop – October 23 ***NEW***

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre – Self Employment Resources for People with Disabilities or Health Conditions – October 24 ***NEW***

Menno Simons College Esau Lecture Series – Harvest of Hope and Food Sovereignty in Northern Manitoba – October 24 ***NEW***

Recreation Connections – Rinks… Issues and Answers – October 24 ***NEW***

All Nations Family Resource Centre – Nobody’s Perfect  – October 24 – December 5 

Physical and Health Education (PHE) Canada / Manitoba Physical Education Teacher’s Association – National Conference: Fields of Plenty, Fields of Play: Harvesting Healthy Active Lifestyles – October 24-26

Canadian CED Network – 11th Annual Manitoba CD/CED Gathering – October 25

HIGH FIVE  – Principles of Healthy Child Development – October 26 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Introduction – October 28-30 ***NEW***

Recreation Connections – Arena Ice Maintenance Course – October 29 ***NEW***

Communities 4 Families – Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting – October 30-November 1

Klinic – Trauma Informed Care Workshop (half day) – November 5

safeTALK – Suicide Alertness for Everyone – November 5 

PRAXIS Conflict Consulting – Communicating Effectively to Resolve Conflict Situations – November 6 & 7 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Managing Change in Non-Profit Organizations – November 14 ***NEW***

Manitoba Patient Access Network – Health Innovation Conference – November 18 & 19 ***NEW***

Menno Simons College Esau Lecture Series – Feeding the World: Is Hunger Inevitable? – November  21 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Facebook Marketing and Engagement for your Non-Profit – November 26 ***NEW***

Klinic – Becoming Trauma informed: Mind/Body approached to creating connection – November 27 & 28

Recreation Connections – Aquatic Facility Operator Course – November 27-29 ***NEW***

safeTALK – Suicide Alertness for Everyone – January 23, 2014 

Menno Simons College Esau Lecture Series – ‘This Land is Our Land?’: Reintegrating Earth, Eating, and Ethics – January 23, 2014 ***NEW***

Menno Simons College Esau Lecture Series – Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice – February 27, 2014 ***NEW***

Menno Simons College Esau Lecture Series – The Sustainable Intensification of World Agriculture –  March 20, 2014 ***NEW***

safeTALK – Suicide Alertness for Everyone – April 10, 2014 

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Various Locations & Distance Education

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

Canadian CED Network – CoopZone Online Training Program – Various dates 

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – HIA Step by Step – October – November

CHNET-Works! – Health Canada – Housing Interventions and Respiratory Health – October 9 ***NEW***

Green Action Centre – Pulling Up Our Socks: Manitoba and the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card – Are we Driving our Kids to Unhealthy Habits? – October 9 ***NEW***

Equiate – Rose’s Strategy of Prevention – October 16 ***NEW***

Equiate – Working with Root Causes – October 30 ***NEW***

Green Action Centre – Exploring the After School Travel Resource Guide – October 31 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Canadian Research Data Centre Network – Parents’ Level of Education and their Adult Children’s Risk of Experiencing Major Depression – November 5 ***NEW***

Green Action Centre – Making it Count: Including Science and Math in Active Transportation Programs – November 7 ***NEW***

Equiate – The Case for the Family as a Setting and Determinant of Health – November 20 ***NEW***

Green Action Centre – Get Outta Town! Rural and Northern Active Travel After School – December 5 ***NEW***

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Outside Manitoba

Adelaide, South Australia

The Joanna Briggs Institute – JBI 2013 International Convention – October 21-23 ***NEW***

Banff, AB

Health Research Transfer Network of Alberta – RTNA 2013 Conference: KT Inspiring Change – October 9-11 ***NEW***

Calgary, BC

Social Enterprise World Forum 2013 – October 2-4

Edmonton, AB

Association for Canadian Studies / Canadian Ethnic Studies Association – Transforming Citizenship: Ethnicity, Transnationalism and Belonging in Canada 4th Annual Conference – October 24-26

Geneva, Switzerland

HIA2013 – 13th International Conference on Health Impact Assessment – October 2-4

Kelowna, BC

Canadian Centre for Economic Gardening – 1st Annual Conference – October 8 &9 

Marlborough, MA

Department of Public Health – Once of Prevention 2013 Conference – October 22 ***NEW***

Montreal, QC

17th Annual Public Health Days – Taking Merging Paths – November 25-27 ***NEW***

Ottawa, ON

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness – National Conference on Ending Homelessness – October 28-30 

Quebec City, QC

International Summit of Cooperatives – Quebec City 2014 – October 6-9 

Saskatoon, SK

The Council of Canadians – Groundswell Conference (Registration required) – October 25-27 ***NEW***

Vancouver, BC

International Health Data Linkage Network – International Health Data Linkage Conference – April 28-30, 2014

Washington, DC

Joint Centre for Political and Economic Studies – PLACE MATTERS: 2013 National Health Equity Conference – October 2

Funding Opportunities

Funding Deadlines Calendar

Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk Program

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

Communities 4 Families

Designated Heritage Buildings

Earth Day Canada Community Environment Fund

Earth Day Canada, Hometown Heroes Award Program

Ethnocultural Community Support Fund

FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk

Heart & Stroke Foundation Manitoba Primary Prevention Challenge 

Heritage Canada Building Communities through Arts & Heritage Local Festivals Grant

Hometown Green Team

Hometown Manitoba

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada


Lake Winnipeg Foundation – Stewardship, Research and Education Grants Program

Manitoba After School Arts Enrichment Program

Manitoba Camping Association Sunshine Fund

Manitoba Community Arts Council Grants

Manitoba Community Museums Grant Program

Manitoba Community Places Program

Manitoba – Localized Improvement Fund for Tomorrow

Manitoba  Community Services Council

Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism

Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships

Manitoba Heritage Grants Programs

Manitoba Hydro Commercial Custom Measures

Manitoba Hydro Forest Enhancement Program

Manitoba Lotteries Corporation

Manitoba Water Stewardship Fund

Mountain Equipment Coop Community Contributions

National Crime Prevention Centre

Neighbourhoods Alive! Lighthouses

Neighbourhood Renewal Fund

New Horizons for Seniors

ParticipACTION Teen Challenge

Regional – Community Sport Development Grants and Programs

RCMP Foundation

Selkirk & District Community Foundation, Games Legacy Fund

Sport Manitoba

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

Urban Green Team

Young Canada Works

Youth Take Charge

Winnipeg Arts Council

Homelessness Partnering Strategy – Aboriginal Homelessness Funding Stream

Western Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund

Winnipeg Foundation Community Grants

Winnipeg Foundation Camps & Summer Programming Grants

Winnipeg Foundation EnviroGrants Program

Winnipeg Foundation Literacy for Life Fund

Winnipeg Foundation Nourishing Potential Grants Program

Western Communities Foundation

Women in Sport Encouragement Fund

Women to Watch (Sport Manitoba)

Wonder+ Cares Healthy Active Kids Grant


American Academy of Pediatrics – Interventions Can Prevent Smoking by Children and Teens

American Journal of Preventative Medicine – Agricultural Subsidies and the American Obesity Epidemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – School Health Policies and Practices Study

ChangeLab Solutions – Getting the Wheels Rolling: A Guide to Using Policy to Create Bicycle Friendly Communities

Implementation Science – A Time-Responsive Tool for Informing Policy Making: Rapid Realist Review

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health – Perspectives to Performance of Environment and Health Assessments and Models – From Outputs to Outcomes?

Mental Health Foundation – Building Resilient Communities: Making Every Contact Count for Public Mental Health

National Centre for Environmental Health – Planning and Health Resource Guide for Designing and Building Healthy Neighborhoods

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health – Let’s Talk: Public Health Roles for Improving Health Equity

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Developing a Citizen-Participation Strategy for Health Impact Assessment: Practical Guide

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Road Diets: What are they?

The Canadian CED Network – Profiles of Effective Practice in Neighborhood Renewal Corporations

Wellesley Institute – The Real Cost Of Removing Water Fluoridation: A Health Equity Impact Assessment

Wellesley Institute – Water Fluoridation: Turning on the Tap to Reduce Health Inequities 

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – October

Autism Awareness Month 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthy Workplace Month

World Spine Day – October 16

World Food Day – October 16

National School Safety Week – October 17-23


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