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SPARK Knowledge Translation Program

Virtual

What is SPARK? The SPARK Knowledge Translation Program (SPARK) is designed for individuals and teams to increase their understanding and practice of knowledge translation (KT). Studies have revealed that it can take several years to turn findings into best practice. SPARK provides training in KT planning using the MHCC’s Innovation to Implementation (I2I) Framework to...

Summer Schedule Group B

Group B: Summer Schedule begins on July 1st Fridays off on this summer schedule include: July 15th, July 29th, August 12th, August 26th September 9th, and September 16th --- This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off...

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)

September 10th will mark World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a global commitment to raise awareness of suicide and suicidal behaviours and how we can work together to prevent them. World Suicide Prevention Day is an opportunity for us to share messages of hope, resilience, and light. This day reminds us to reflect of the value...

MHCC All Staff – September Meeting

Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or join by entering a meeting IDMeeting ID: 263 196 306 120Passcode: TXVQoB Learn More | Help | Meeting options

Summer Schedule Group B

Group B: Summer Schedule begins on July 1st Fridays off on this summer schedule include: July 15th, July 29th, August 12th, August 26th September 9th, and September 16th --- This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off...

Halloween Costume Contest

Spooky Season is creeping up on us and Connections is running another contest to celebrate Halloween! Send a picture of your yourself, your children, or your pet in their best costume to be entered to win a $25 gift card. All submissions will be featured in the next edition of the staff newsletter. Submissions are due to Sam Bennett by Friday, September 23.

Rosh Hashanah ✡️

The Jewish New Year 🍏🍯 Rosh Hashana for Hebrew Year 5783 begins at sundown on Sunday, 25 September 2022 and ends at nightfall on Tuesday, 27 September 2022. Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה), (literally "head of the year"), is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim ("Days of...

Knowledge Exchange Day(s)

Agenda: The agenda will be available on Whova, our virtual platform, and a few printed copies will be available at the registration table.   COVID Protocols, Health & Safety: There are currently no COVID protocols in place at the venue. We strongly encourage staff to wear a mask and will provide some on site, as...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

  Un message en français suit. Commemoration guide - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - EN Guide de comm_moration - Journ_e de la v_rit_ et de la r_conciliation - FR   The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is coming up on September 30, and 2022 marks the second official year this day has...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day we have traditionally observed as Orange Shirt Day — a grass-roots initiative begun by residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad. As a nation, we are grappling with a collective reckoning. The uncovering of unmarked graves at former residential schools is a tragic reminder of the deliberate, assimilationist...

Yom Kippur ✡️

Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר or יום הכיפורים), Also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. The Jewish faith traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue...