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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 24/02/17

CANADIAN FOUNDATION for AIDS Research (CANFAR) is calling on artists under the age of 30 across the country to participate in a national art competition with the goal to raise awareness of health services available to young Canadians.  Please CLICK HERE.

Winners will receive a $1,000 award and their submission will be printed on the front of bi-fold postcards that provide information for health services for youth (including mental health, addiction, and sexual health) specific to their province or territory. One winning submission will be selected from each province and territory (13 total winners).

Winners will be determined by a jury of international artists many who have explored HIV in their work at some point in their careers. The deadline is Sunday, April 30, 2017.

To learn more about competition, including members of the jury and submission guidelines, please visit

JOB POSTING:  To view Community Organized Support Program (COSP)’s posting for a program facilitator, please CLICK HERE.

MATERNAL NEWBORN:  The Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program (CMNRP) is organizing events to learn from parents and parents-to-be about their experiences with health services and programs in your community.  Please click for details about March 2nd session in Quinte West and the March 3rd session in Belleville.  Perinatal health providers are invited to a session in Belleville on March 3rd.

NEW DIRECTOR:  The new Director for Prince Edward-Lennox & Addington Social Services (PELASS) has started. Her name is Marlynne Ferguson and her contact information is as follows:  Email:  Phone: (613) 354-0957 Ext. 2101.  Please update your contact details and share the information as necessary.

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY RESOURCE FAIR:  Organizations are invited to participate in the Community Resource Fair – Growing Knowledge of Health and Wellness on Thursday May 11, 2017 at The Community Centre (attached to the Picton Arena) at 375 Main Street in Picton.  Please CLICK HERE for details.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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