TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /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 23rd, 2014 in Toronto.
The conference comes as The Sandbox Project prepares to launch the second phase of The Sandbox Project Mental Health Initiative, a digital mental health platform currently being piloted that helps The Sandbox Project to fulfill its mandate of making Canada the healthiest place in the world for young people to grow up.
Keynote speakers at the conference include the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women; the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Dr. Stan Kutcher Co-Chair of The Sandbox Project Mental Health Working Group and Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health.
Details of the conference are as follows:
|WHAT:||The Sandbox Project 4th Annual National Conference and Workshop|
|WHEN:||8:30 a.m.: Update on Reaching for the Top: A Report by the Advisor on Healthy Children & Youth and Discussing the importance of health active young workers in Canada - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women|
|11:30 a.m.: Funding announcing for phase two of the Sandbox Project Mental Health Initiative, Dr. Stan Kutcher, Co-Chair of the Mental Health Working Group for The Sandbox Project, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health|
|4:00 p.m.: The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development)|
|WHERE:||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 https://thesandboxproject.splashthat.com/
Follow the conference on Twitter at #Sandbox2014
SOURCE: The Sandbox Project
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