NEADS Event Calendar: September 2015

NEADS Event Calendar: September 2015


Title:  Psyching Up For School: A Peer Support Hang Out – McMaster University

Category:     Education

Location:      Hamilton, Ontario

Date: September 2, 2015

Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/113792338966950/

Description : Psyching Up For School: A Peer Support Hang Out

When? Wednesday, September 2 from 5:30-7:30pm

Where? Email hamilton.mad.students@gmail.com for the top secret confidential   location on the McMaster University campus.

Who? Students in the Hamilton-area who personally experience psychiatric systems, madness, mental illness, mental health concerns, loneliness, emotional or spiritual distress, etc.



Organizer:   Ravi Malhotra and Morgan Rowe

Title:  Disability Rights Through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own

Category:     Employment

Location:      Toronto, Ontario

Date: September 9, 2015

Telephone:  (416) 944-0962

E-mail: events@cavershambooksellers.com

Description: Please join us Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, 7-9 p.m.

in celebrating the release of

Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights Through Narratives:

Finding a Voice of Their Own

Ravi Malhotra and Morgan Rowe

Routledge (2015)

Please do RSVP – as space is limited, and it helps with the catering.

Caversham Booksellers

call (416) 944-0962

1-800-361-6120 or email


98 Harbord St., Toronto, ON M5S 1G6

Co-sponsored by the Department of Social

Justice Education, OISE, University of Toronto



Organizer:   Neil Squire Society

Title:  Ergonomics

Category: Employment

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Date: September 14, 2015

Telephone:  613.723.3575 ext.207

E-mail: pollyb@neilsquire.ca

Web site: http://www.neilsquire.ca/news/events/workshop-series-august/

Description:  To ensure that you avoid injury from repetitious physical functions and unnecessary strain from inefficient workspace arrangements, employers have become more aware of the principles of ergonomics. Nevertheless, it is up to you to ensure that your workspace is ergonomically suited to your needs and provides you with the accommodations you require in order to do your best work.

*These workshops are delivered by Mr. Stuart Jolliffe, Occupational Therapist.



Organizer:   Halifax Career Fair (Saint Mary’s University, Dalhousie University, Mount Saint Vincent University

Title:  Halifax Career Fair

Category:     Education

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date: September 15, 2015

Web site: http://www.halifaxcareerfair.ca/

Description:  Halifax Career Fair, September 22, 2015

When you bring close to 2,000 of Nova Scotia’s motivated post-secondary students and 150 organizations from both the public and private sector, great things are possible.

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