Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos

*** Reminder – You have until September 30, 2016 to share your views! ***

On October 17–20, countries from around the world will gather in Quito, Ecuador, for the United Nations’ (UN) Habitat III Summit to discuss important issues regarding sustainable urban development. The Government of Canada is pleased to be an active participant in this international event and to make a meaningful contribution to the UN Declaration, entitled the New Urban Agenda. Continue reading


On December 15th, Alberta Canada Teamsters Local Union 362 is
launching an initiative that will demand there to be mental health and wellness policies mandatory in every workplace, ensuring the wellbeing and safety of workers everywhere. Too many times we see people struggle in the workplace. Work should be a safe place.

Please get in touch if you would like more information on this initiative, or are interested in helping us get the word out. We need well-connected people like yourselves to make sure that this campaign has the biggest possible reach.

Thank you!



The Board of Directors is asking you, the NNMH voting members, to approve and give direction to the board to make an application for a Certificate of Continuance of the Corporation. Do you approve?

Corporations Canada has made changes to the old Not for Profit Act. Because we are already incorporated under the old NFP ACT we need to request a Certificate of Continuance from the Canadian government, so that we will maintain our charitable status.

On August 29th we notified membership about a special meeting of the membership on September 30 2014 by teleconference to address the issue of an application for a Certificate of Continuance. Unfortunately we did not have quorum. Continue reading



The NNMH Board of Directors
is Calling for a Special Meeting of the Membership
Tuesday September 30th 2014.
1:00 pm est via teleconference
The call in information is
1-866-218-3342;  participant code is #673421.

Corporations Canada has made changes to Canada’s Not for Profit Act (NFP) Act  and in order to be in compliance with the new NFP Act incorporated organizations are required to file papers of continuance. The papers will allow for the continuance of the National Networks corporate status under the provisions of the new Canadian Not for profit act.

At this time the Board of Directors is asking the NNMH voting members to authorize and direct the Board to make application under section 297 of the NFP Act to the Director appointed under the NFP Act for a Certificate of Continuance of the Corporation.


The 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
March 4 – 7, 2015
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC

Conference Description:

This advanced level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.


The Advance Notice and Call for Abstracts are now available. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2014. Click here for more information.


For further information, visit the conference website at or email [email protected] to get on the list to receive updates.