TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - A national conference organized by The
Sandbox Project will bring together leading experts and advocates in
child and youth health from across Canada on Thursday, January 17th in Toronto.
The conference comes as The Sandbox Project prepares to launch a new
Young Canadians Round Table on Health, which will use comprehensive
research, education and awareness to help The Sandbox Project achieve
its goal of making Canada the healthiest place in the world for young
people to grow up.
Keynote speakers at the conference include Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of
Labour; Hon. Laurel Broten, Ontario Minister of Education, Children and
Youth Services; and Dr. Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey,
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills
Development and the Minister of Labour, pediatric orthopedic surgeon
and founder of the charity.
Details of the conference are as follows:
The Sandbox Project 3rd Annual National Conference and Workshop
8:30 a.m.: Update on Reaching For the Top: A Report by the Advisor on Healthy
Children & Youth - Dr. Kellie Leitch, MP
11:30 a.m.: Launch of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in
the Workplace - Impact for Chidren and Youth - Hon. Lisa Raitt, MP, Minister of Labour; and Educating the Mind, Body and Soul for the 21st Century - Hon. Laurel Broten, MPP, Minister of Education, Children and Youth
Services and Women's Directorate, Province of Ontario
TELUS House, Third Floor, Room 31 - 25 York Street, Toronto, ON M5J 2V5
Members of the media are invited to interview presenters and organizers
from The Sandbox Project. Further information and a full agenda for the
conference can be found at http://sandbox2013.eventbrite.ca.
Follow the conference on Twitter at #sandbox2013
SOURCE: The Sandbox Project
For further information:
Jacqueline (Jacquie) LaRocque