September 2018

PARTNERSHIPS TO WEATHER STORMS & CHANGE

2018-09-19T10:12:40+00:00September 6th, 2018|Advocacy, Association Planning, Leadership|

The border between Canada and the United States running from Little Gold Creek to Campobello is often reported as the longest undefended border in the world. Citizens north and south of the border have lived in relative harmony for the better part of two centuries. There is a high likelihood that one of the [...]

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December 2017

OPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS STRATEGIC PLANNING DAY

2018-05-15T12:00:37+00:00December 11th, 2017|Association Planning, Leadership, Melanie Konje|

On November 25 the OPA Board and senior staff met with Danny Nashman and Catherine Creede of the Potential Group to bring together all the information gathered, and build our new OPA 2018-2023 strategic plan as part of the national collaborative strategic plan. This year our process was intentionally different than it has been [...]

October 2017

COLLABORATING, PLANNING AND CREATING POSITIVE SPACE

2018-05-15T12:01:45+00:00October 31st, 2017|Association Planning, Innovation|

Once a year the Home Care Advisory Committee (HCAC) and the Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) are fortunate to join forces and collaborate on past and present issues. This fall, on October 28, we met and had a guest speaker from the 519 who presented on LGBTQ health and physiotherapy, and creating positive spaces. The [...]

REFLECTIONS ON OPA’S PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CONNECT EVENT

2018-05-15T12:02:08+00:00October 18th, 2017|Association Planning, Professional Development|

Like many other professional development opportunities, the PHC Connect event taught me new skills to use immediately in my practice, drew on recent research, and provided a forum for participants to exchange ideas. The PHC Connect event, however, went a step further and helped each of us to reflect on how we consciously shape [...]

July 2017