Liberals are working to keep Canadians healthy

Published on January 29, 2010

Liberals are at work today participating in a unique web conference that examines ways of closing the gap in health status to ensure all Canadians are as healthy as they can be by 2017 when Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary.


Youth Settlement Worker

Costi Youth Services
Start date: 
Mon, 03/01/2010 (All day)
Pay Type: 
per annum
Position type: 
Contract - full-time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, January 31, 2010
Contact name: 
Michael Politi


Finance Coordinator

Start date: 
Mon, 02/01/2010 (All day)
Pay Type: 
per hour
Position type: 
Contract - full-time
Application deadline: 
Monday, February 01, 2010
Contact name: 
Hiring Committee

Finance Coordinator, with the guidance from the Executive Director, is responsible for
preparing and maintaining the financial records for CASSA, a small community based not
for profit organization. Finance Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of


Are We Doing Enough? A Status Report on Canadian Public Policy and Child and Youth Health

Canadian Paediatric Society

To encourage policy-makers to examine their own progress on child and youth issues and to foster discussion among Canadians, the Canadian Paediatric Society produces a biennial status report on public policy affecting children and youth.

This report examines how effectively Canada’s provinces, territories and the federal government are using their legislative powers to promote the health and safety of children and youth.


Unequal Before the Law: Immigrant and Racial Minority Perceptions of the Canadian Criminal Justice System


Unequal Before the Law: Immigrant and Racial Minority Perceptions of
the Canadian Criminal Justice System, by Scot Wortley & Akwasi
Owusu-Bempah, Journal of  International Migration & Integration, Vol
10. No. 4, November 2009
This paper examines attitudes towards the criminal justice system
among a large, diverse sample of residents from Toronto, Canada.
-  While most residents positively evaluate the performance of the

OPSEU is looking for attendees to participate - March 4-5,2010 in Toronto

OPSEU is looking for attendees to participate in:

Vision 2020 - a future based on strong communities and economies

. Vision 2020 is conference about the future of Canadian economies and
communities taking place on March 4-5, 2010 in Toronto

. Attendees will be expected to participate in various panels and in visioning sessions

. Conference polling will be conducted by Vector Research

. The organizers hope to generate several position/research papers from conference proceedings

Open Policy Course in Public Policy for Advocates and Activists - 2010 - by John Stapleton

The Open Policy Course in public policy is the inaugural class on public policy conducted by John Stapleton. John taught policy at the Maytree Public Policy Training Institute, the Schulich School of Business and delivered a policy development lecture series for the Metcalf Foundation. John spent 28 years as a public servant in Ontario, half of it in policy development. Hello! I am now going out on my own. I will conduct a 26 part course in Toronto starting in January 2010.


Grass Roots Policy Course for Advocates

Please find attached a Q and A and course outline for a non-credit course I intend to conduct in 2010 for a small group of advocates and activists in Toronto.

Feel free to forward to others if you wish.


Questions and comments welcome.//js 


John Stapleton

43 Oakhaven Drive

Toronto Ontario


416-298-0963 (H)

416-754-7101 (F)

416-988-5936 (Cell)




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