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Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

November 10, 2017

The National Network for Mental Health (NNMH) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern.

CALL FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS:  In accordance with our bylaws, NNMH is looking for board members to represent each of the following provinces and territories:  British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island.

A voting member of the NNMH according to by-law 11. Section ii. Page 5.

Individual – A mental health consumer/survivor / a person with lived personal experience with mental health issues who supports the Articles of the Corporation.  One individual member has one vote per motion at any general membership meeting of the Corporation.

Commitment: The requirements for your participation will include monthly or bi-monthly directors meetings. Time to review all relevant information to make informed decisions on behalf of the organization. A commitment to participate at board/leadership development workshops when required and on committees and events of the NNMH or on behalf of the NNMH. A time commitment between 6 – 20 hours a month, all dependent on your choices to participate.

How to Apply:  Individuals seeking nomination as Directors must supply the following:

1) A paragraph a minimum of 200 words why you seek  election to the board of directors?

2) A biography outlining your personal experience or a resume.

3) A photograph (optional).

 

Nomination for any of the above positions must be received by December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm Eastern time and can be forwarded by email to;  [email protected]  or regular mail to;

 

National Network for Mental Health

PO Box 1539 Station Main St.

Catharines, ON. L2R 7J9

 

Please note that there has been a change to the dates and time of the consultations in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Ontario for the Alliance for An Inclusive and Accessible Canada. The following consultations will be now held in the month of July. Here are the current dates and locations.

We ask you to please share this information with your networks, encourage people to come out to a consultation and help to shape Canada’s new accessibility law.

Newfoundland Consultations:

July 19 – Conception Bay
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
7 Conception Bay Highway
6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 20 – Goose Bay
Hotel North Two
382 Hamilton River Road
6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 21 – Gander
Quality Hotel & Suites
100 Trans-Canada Hwy
4:00 to 6:00 PM

Nova Scotia Consultations:

July 18 – Sydney
Cambridge Suites Hotel Sydney
380 Esplanade
6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 17 – Dartmouth
Location: TBD
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Ontario Consultations:

July 19 – Ottawa
Albert at Bay Suite Hotel – Downtown Ottawa
435 Albert Street
6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 20 – Kingston
Location: TBD
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Saskatchewan Consultations:

July 11 – Saskatoon
Saskatoon Inn
2002 Airport Drive
6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 12 – Prince Albert
Prince Albert Inn
3680 2 Ave West
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Registration information can be found online at www.alliance-canada.org or can be taken over the phone by calling 343-291-1117.

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All Abilities Together – The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada

The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada (the Alliance) is a group of disability organizations that is consulting Canadians about the proposed federal accessibility law. We are made up of 12 member organizations and four partner organizations from Canada’s disability community.

We are pleased to announce that Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada will be hosting public consultations in Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories. We ask you to please share this information with your networks and encourage people to come out to a consultation and help to shape Canada’s new accessibility law.

Alberta Consultations:
June 8 – Grande Prairie
Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre
11633 100 Street
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Manitoba Consultations:
June 22 – Thompson
Juniper Centre
108 Nelson Road
6:00 to 8:00 PM

British Columbia Consultations:
June 14 – Kelowna
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre
2170 Harvey Ave.
6:00 – 8:00 PM

June 16 – Victoria
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road (Cadboro Commons Building)
6:00 to 8:00 PM

June 21 – Vancouver
Location: TBD
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Yukon Consultations:
June 12 – Whitehorse
Best Western Gold Rush Inn
411 Main Street
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Northwest Territories Consultations:
June 14 – Yellowknife
Explorer Hotel
4825 49th Ave.
9:00 – 5:00 PM

Registration information can be found online at www.alliance-canada.org or can be taken over the phone by calling 343-291-1117.

All Abilities Together – The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada

The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada (the Alliance) is a group of disability organizations that is consulting Canadians about the proposed federal accessibility law. We are made up of 12 member organizations and four partner organizations from Canada’s disability community.

The federal government has appointed an independent task force to identify options for the future of our postal service. It says that everything but postal privatization is on the table.

CUPW welcomes the review and the chance for postal workers and the public to have a say in the future of the post office. It’s time to end the cuts and start getting creative about our possibilities. Continue reading

Conference Date: March 4 – 7, 2015
Location: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC

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 conference Brochure and Registration are now available.
REGISTER BEFORE/ON JANUARY 30, 2015 FOR THE EARLY BIRD RATE!

For further information, visit the conference website at
http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2015 or email
[email protected] to get on the list to receive updates.