January 2014 eNewsletter

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January 2014 – Volume 7, Issue 1
February E-Newsletter deadline is January 24.


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

Health in Common News

Interested in joining the HiC team?

We have a job posting for an anticipatory position as a planning and evaluation facilitator! Given the nature of Health in Common’s services, anticipatory staffing is utilized to fill positions expected to be required in the future, although not yet confirmed. Check out the posting to see if it would be a good fit for you or someone you know! Deadline is January 13, 2014.

Season’s Greetings from us all!

Happy Holidays 2013


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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


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 

Vidaview Information Systems – Life Storyboard Training Workshop – January 25, 2014 ***NEW***

Sexuality Education Resource Centre – Classes for Newcomer Parents – January 25-March 29, 2014 

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities – Essential Communication Skills for Facilitators – January 29, 2014

Canadian Water Resources Association –  Workshop: Flood Forecasting- Fact vs. Fiction? – January 31, 2014 ***NEW***

Healthy Child Manitoba – Nobody’s Perfect Manitoba – February 21, 2014 

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

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

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities – Essential Communication Skills for Facilitators – March 27 

safeTALK – Suicide Alertness for Everyone – April 10, 2014 

Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDs Care – 2014 Conference – April 24-26, 2014 ***NEW***

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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

CHNET-Works! – Seniors Health Knowledge Network – Hoarding: Feeling Homey or Feeling Hazardous? – January 8, 2014 ***NEW***

Canadian CED Network  – Unlocking Opportunities in the Collaborative Economy – January 9, 2014 

CHNET-Works! – PHAC – Stories of Using Evidence to Inform Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Practice & Programs – January 15, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – St. Michael’s – Enhancing Primary Health Care Delivery in the Inner City Through Interprofessional Teamwork – January 16, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Employment and Social Development Canada – Islands of Isolation – Exploring Social Isolation and Mistreatment of Older Adults – January 23, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – PHAC – Lessons Learned from the Diabetes Community-Based Prevention Program – January 30, 2013 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Seniors Health Knowledge Network – Falls Prevention Nutrition and Hydration – February 5, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Employment and Social Development Canada – Older Spousal Caregivers: How A Caregiver Assessment Can Promote Seniors’ Mental Health – February 6, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – NCCMT – Knowledge Translation (KT) Planning Primer – February 11, 2014 ***NEW***

Canadian CED Network – Charity Law Seminar Series: Legal Risk in Charitable Fundraising – February 19, 2014

CHNET-Works! – PHAC – Lyme Disease 101 – February 19, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Propel – Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition: An overview and orientation – February 27, 2014 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Seniors Health Knowledge Network – Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum: New Delivery Model to Enhance Knowledge-to-Practice – March 13, 2014 ***NEW***



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Outside Manitoba

Denver, CO

Local Government Commission – New Partners for Smart Growth Conference – February 13-15, 2014 

Fargo, ND

31st Annual Red River Basin Land & Water International Summit Conference – January 14-16, 2014 ***NEW***

Gatineau-Ottawa, ON

Canadian Sport for Life – Canadian Sport for Life National Summit – January 28-30, 2014 

Halifax, NS

Resilience Research Centre – Researching Resilience Workshop – April 28 – May 2 OR May 5 & 6, 2014 

Montreal, QC

EcoHealth 2014 – Connections for Health, Ecosystems, and Society – August  11-15, 2014

Ottawa, ON

Canadian Evaluation Society – 35th Evaluation Conference – June 15-18, 2014 ***NEW***

Toronto, ON

Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research – Conference 2014: Convergence of Health Policy and Evidence – Bridge Over Troubled Water – May 12-15, 2014 ***NEW***

Active Healthy Kids Canada – 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children – May 19-22, 2014

Watch Your Step – 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference – May 27-28, 2014

Vancouver, BC

CHSPR – 26th Annual Health Policy Conference 2014: Performance Anxiety – February 25, 2014 ***NEW***

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


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

Tides Canada – Northern Manitoba Food, Culture & Community Fund

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


Center for the Study of Social Policy – Results-Based Public Policy Strategies For Supporting Early Healthy Development

Environmental Risk Sciences – Environmental Health Impact Assessment: Camden Northern Expansion Project

Pardee RAND Graduate School – Fighting Obesity in the United States with State Legislation

Parliament of Australia – Expertise and public policy: A conceptual guide

Prevention Institute – Championing Change: Elected Officials Act Locally to Make their Communities Healthier

Public Health England – Obesity and the environment: Regulating the growth of fast food outlets

The World Bank – Risking Your Health: Causes, Consequences, and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors

Transit-Oriented Development and Health: A Health Impact Assessment to Inform the Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund

Wellesley Institute – Getting To Know The Built Environment As A Complex System

World Health Organization – Governance for Health Equity in the WHO European Region

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – January

Alzheimers Awareness Month

National Non-Smoking Week – January 19-25

Family Literacy Day – January 27


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