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February 2, 2016
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Red Cross to launch first aid training on mental health

The Canadian Red Cross and Bell Let's Talk program has announced a $150,000 investment in new initiatives focused on mental health training for Canadians. Canadian Red Cross will incorporate mental health programming into its standard first aid training. >> Read full article

Ontario takes steps to help first responders deal with PTSD

Ontario is launching a plan to help first responders deal with the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder, which the government calls a serious and debilitating injury. >> Read full article

Opinion: Let’s talk about mental health

Over the last few years Canada has made great strides in putting the issue of mental illness to the forefront and helping eliminate the stigma associated with it. The national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace, the first of its kind in Canada launched in 2013, has been an important tool for workplaces to establish a system to offer support for workers dealing with a mental illness. >> Read full article

Zika virus poses only 'very low' threat to Canada: chief public health officer

The mosquito-borne Zika virus "does not present a significant public health risk to Canadians," the country's chief public health officer said Friday. Dr. Gregory Taylor said there have been four recent cases in Canada, all of them involving people who recently travelled to affected areas. >> Read full article

 
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Practice Points: How employable are you?

In the increasingly changing marketplace for massage therapists, do you have what it takes to take on the corporate world? In this latest episode of Practice Points, Don Dillon discusses employment as a viable option for massage therapists and cited some of the challenges employers are finding when hiring RMTs. If you're considering employment as a career option for your massage therapy practice, reflect on these important points to make yourself employable. >> Learn More…

 
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Manual Therapy Conference

April 16-18, 2016
Location: Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC >> More Info

2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference

May 12, 2016
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