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Spring 2013
DAVID FOOT - Demographer

Visit his website with interesting links for Canadian demographic information, articles and interviews.

Other links:
Economic Boom could soon go bust

The Long Goodbye

Excerpts from David’s telephone interview with College Administrator:

JIM STANFORD - Economist

Follow Jim on Twitter.

Visit his website, Economics for Everyone

Mental Health in the Workplace

Ella Forbes-Chilibeck, Nelligan O'Brien Payne

Other resources:
Mental Health Works: Mental Health Works is a nationally available program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) that builds capacity within Canadian workplaces to effectively address the many issues related to mental health in the workplace.
Mental Health First Aid: One in three Canadians will experience a mental health problem at some point in their life. The earlier a problem is detected and treated, the better the outcome. Mental Health First Aid Canada gives people the skills to provide that early help that is so important in recovery.
Humber College set to offer Mental Health training to all colleges: Humber has received more than $750,000 from Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to offer mental health first aid training to the province’s 24 colleges and a handful of universities in northern Ontario.

Sometimes OCASA's legal services help members navigate Bill 168. For more information about this referral service, members should click here. Or contact the OCASA office for more information.


Jennifer Daly-Cyr, Director,
Strategic Programs and Service Planning, Algonquin College

Learn more about Jennifer's involvement in Algonquin's Small World Big Picture project:

Video links: The Climb; More Climb ; Preparation


Jennifer with daughter, Everest Base Camp May 2011
Part of the Montfort Hospital Foundation trip.