HR Resources Newsletter Archives

HR Resources Newsletter Archives March 2009

| Vol.2 No.5, March 12, 2009 |


The prevalence of obesity in the Canadian workforce, especially for men, has risen during the past decade. In 2005, 15.7% of employed Canadians aged 18 to 64, or more than two million people, were obese, up from 12.5% in the mid-1990s.

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Senior Vice President, Communications, Alberta Health Services
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Alberta Health Services
Health Service Administrator - Northern Health, Prince Rupert, BC
Executive Director, Health and Wellness - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Care - LHSC & SJHC, London, ON
President & CEO - Unionville Home Society (UHS), Markham, ON
President & CEO - Mohawk Shared Services Inc
Chief Executive Officer - The Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
President and CEO - Timmins & District Hospital, Timmins, ON
President and CEO - Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, ON
Nursing Management Opportunities - AHS, Peace Country Health, AB
Director of CDR Programs, Operations and Outreach - Ottawa, Ontario
Assistant Consultant, Physician Assistant Project - OHA, Toronto, ON
Consultant, Leadership Development Institute - OHA, Toronto, ON
Program Manager, Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, LHSC, London, ON
Coordinator, Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, LHSC, London, ON


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Work gyms 'lift mood and stress' - Employees who can exercise at work are more productive, happy, efficient and calm, a study shows.
Two hundred people took part in the Bristol University experiment to test the impact of workplace keep fit facilities like gyms or classes.

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Of Course Nurses Know What's Right: A Focus on Front Line Nursing


March 10, 2009
Brian Ktytor to Chief Information Officer (CIO) and e-Health Lead, the North West Local Health Integration Network [formerly Dean of the School of Aviation, Confederation College]
Vickie Kaminski, Sue Matthews, Paul Temple, Ken Tremblay to Operational Review Team, Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Sue Matthews to Vice President Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive, Niagara Health System (since January)
Dr. Charmaine Roye to Chief of Staff, Brantford General Hospital
Marni Schecter to Executive Director, Lupus Ontario
Dr. Kaveh Shojania to Inaugural Director, University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety

March 3, 2009
Vickie Kaminski to President and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador. More.
Jonathan Lomas to senior scholar in residence at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario
Marianne Walker, President & CEO, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph, to member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Hospital Association
Dr. Allon Reddoch to Chair, the Health Care Review Steering Committee, Yukon
Dr. Jim Yong Kim, Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, to President of Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH
Carol Clemenhagen to Program Leader for the Global Health Research Initiative, a partnership of the Canadian International Development Agency, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, International Research Development Centre, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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