NEW changes in the World of Taxes, Estate Rules and Insurance

Joint Presentation – Burlington, Oakville and North Halton Community Foundations
May 5, 2016 
Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre

Three Great Speakers – Panel Presentation and Audience Q&A

  • Tim Cestnick, Scotiabank Wealth Management – Tax Expert and regular columnist with The Globe & Mail
  • Bruce Etherington, Bruce Etherington & Associates – Insurance Expert and Co-Founder of Oakville Community Foundation
  • Larry Gangbar, Partner, O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP – Legal Expert, Estate Law

Click here to see the presentation – May 5 2016

Mental Wellness Alliance Speaker Spotlight Series Event
Children and Youth Mental Health, Panel Presentation
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Mainway Recreation Centre, Burlington

Moderator, Jodi Younger, Clinical Director of General Psychiatry & Addiction Services, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton,

Our panelists brought diverse and interesting perspectives on child and youth mental health;

  • Michelle Balge, Fourth year Sociology student at Brock University, Lived Experience member 
  • Dr. Paulo Pires, Ph.D., C. Psych. – Psychologist & Clinical Director, Child and Youth Mental Health Program, McMaster Children’s Hospital 
  • Rashaad Vahed – Vice President of Clinical Services, ROCK Reach Out Centre for Kids
  • Dr. Diana Velikonja, Ph.D., C.Psych. – Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor DeGroote School of Medical School, McMaster University, Storrie, Velikonja and Associates

Children and Youth Mental Health Speaker Spotlight Series Event (slides)

Mental Wellness Alliance Speaker Spotlight Series Event
AM900 CHML’s Live to Air Broadcast of Wellness Wednesdays with Ted Michaels
Post-Holiday Depression
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Dr. Jane Storrie, a local psychologist, Estelle Morrison, a healthcare executive and John Reynolds, a community member with lived experience, took part in an interactive Spotlight Session on post-holiday depression. Hosted by Ted Michaels, this live-to-air broadcast reached thousands of AM900 CHML listeners during a dark winter’s night. In conjunction, every week BCF also sponsors “Wellness Wednesdays” a national award winning radio show on AM900 CHML on mental health.

Click here to view the live broadcast

Mental Wellness Alliance Speaker Spotlight Series Event
Peace of Mind with MaryAnn Baynton
October 28, 2015
Art Gallery of Burlington

“10 Practical and Concrete Strategies to Cope with Everyday Stress” with Mary Ann Baynton, author and executive director for not-for-profit Mindful Employer Canada.

Peace of Mind – Handout October 2015

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