Training and Development

Professional Development Day for Health Promoters

You are invited to a Professional Development Day for Health Promoters, Saturday March 14, 2015 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, at the Aurora Room in Lister Conference Centre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

The issue of health equity is rising up the agenda in Alberta and Canada. But what does...

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WEBINAR: Igniting ChooseWell in Your Community

Join the ChooseWell staff for an introduction (or refresher) to learn about the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association's (ARPA) programs and initiatives, focusing on Communities ChooseWell, an energizing initiative to help communities and their citizens eat right and be active. In this...

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WEBINAR: Can traffic light labels increase the sales of healthy foods?

Traffic light labels condense complex nutritional information into simple colour-coded labels.  Traffic light labelling of pre-packaged foods is well understood by consumers and consistently helps them to identify healthier products.  However, few studies have evaluated the use of traffic...

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Earth Matters conference in October

Join Earth Matters, with keynote speakers Wade Davis, David Orr, and Suzanne West.  This national conference on energy and environmental education will take place October 15-17, 2015 at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre in beautiful Canmore, Alberta.  You can still get their early bird...

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Webinar: 411 on RecFocus: Healthy Food Environments

Spend an hour with Kate Wright, Project Officer, chatting about the new RecFocus 'Healthy Food Environments' module. Are you curious what it is all about? Are you having trouble with the technical side of the process?  Do you have questions about the different 'Parts' of the survey? Then...

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Webinar: Marketing and Branding for Community Builders

It is essential for community development practitioners to have an understanding of marketing and branding as it applies to specific organizations and initiatives as well as to achieving specific behavioral goals for "social good".

It is also becoming increasingly evident that marketing can...

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