Welcome Reception and

Fireside Chat

Stirring the Pot: Legalized Cannabis in Ontario

A welcome reception and early registration will be held on Tuesday November 6, 2018 from 6 pm -  8 pm Viking Room, Valhalla Inn.

Knowledge Exchange Agenda

Presentations to include:

  • Action: Achieving Under 5% Tobacco Prevalence in Canada by 2035 Presenter: Rob Cunningham
  • Alternative Nicotine Products and their Relative Risk and Potential as Quit Aids Presenter: Dr. Kerri- Ann Mullen
  • Smoking Cessation in Specialty Populations - Orthopaedic Surgery Presenter: Dr. Travis Marion

Click here to download conference agenda

Overnight Accommodations

A block of rooms has been placed on hold at the Valhalla Inn at a room rate of $119/night.

In order to access the above conference rate, rooms must be booked beforeOctober 7, 2018.

Quote room block 181106TBDH when making your reservation

Valhalla Inn: 1-800-964-1121 or reservations@valhallainn.com

Information Displays

There will be space available at the forum for related community groups and programs to display their information.  If you are interested in reserving an information table at the conference, please download, complete and return form to Kari.

Information Table Registration Package

Please note you must be a paid registrant of the conference to reserve a display table.

The Northwest Tobacco Control Area Network invites you to participate in a

Knowledge Exchange Forum

Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat 

Stirring the Pot: Legalized Cannabis in Ontario

Tuesday November 6, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday November 7, 2018

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Endgame: Our Journey to a Smoke-Free Future

Scandia Room, Valhalla Inn, Thunder Bay

Registration Fee: $50

The goal of the forum is to share knowledge and build capacity among community partners and health care professionals who have an interest in tobacco cessation, prevention and protection. This event will provide an opportunity to network and learn about the important tobacco control issues and initiatives in Ontario and Northwestern Ontario.

Delegates of the forum will:

  • Learn the importance of addressing smoking toward achieving greater health equity in Northwestern Ontario.
  • Gain the motivation, knowledge and resources to integrate smoking interventions into practice.
  • Explore the impacts of cannabis legalization and alternative nicotine delivery devices on the evolving tobacco landscape.

Who Should Attend

Community Partners and Health Care Professionals who have an interest in tobacco cessation, prevention and/or prevention.

 For more information contact:

Kari Chiappetta, Forum Coordinator 807 621 6225 or kcconsulting@shaw.ca

We are using the word tobacco in reference to cigarettes, chew and other forms of commercial tobacco.  The NW TCAN respects and supports the use of traditional tobacco for ceremonial and spiritual purposes