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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 23/08/13

Hello CYSN Members and Community Partners,

The CYSN website calendar is now up and running.  Members may access dates for Network, Team, Committee and Working Group meetings together with some great resources through the member area log-in above.

Next week’s CYSN blog will introduce the exciting evolution of “Collective Impact” –  a new collaborative approach to solving social problems.

The following news items, shared by the Health Unit, may be of interest to you:

You are invited to join a “twitter chat” about current breastfeeding support in Canada on Tuesday, August 27th from 3-4pm.  Get a sneak peek at some of the content from the soon-to-be-released, “The Baby-Friendly Initiative:  Evidence-based Key Messages and Resources”.  For more information on how to join and participate in twitter chats, you can view this guide from  Contact

INFACT Canada is offering a 20-hour course – September 16, 17 & 18, 2013 at 89 Chestnut Street in Toronto –participants will receive information and resources to support breastfeeding.  Suitable for physicians, midwives, obstetricians, maternity care providers, nurses, prenatal educators, lactation consultants, doulas, registered dieticians, health care support workers, educators, parents . . .  For more information, please visit:

That’s all folks!

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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