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February 2012

Winter Survival Training, Winnipeg, MB – Feb 16-19, 2012

February 16, 2012 - February 19, 2012
Stonewall Agricultural Centre Outside Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada + Google Map
$275

*** COURSE CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION *** Winter Shelter As part of CMAT’s ongoing training initiative, a Winter Survival course will be offered from February 16-19, 2012.  This Basic and Winter Survival Course has been organized by CMAT Trainer Dave Johnson to better prepare all CMAT members deploying to International Disasters. Together with professional survival instructors, CMAT will provide participants with both theory and hands-on training in basic and winter survival techniques over this 3 day course. Why Winter…

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Start:
February 16, 2012
End:
February 19, 2012
Cost:
275
Category:
Organizer:
CMAT
Phone:
416-305-0290
Venue:
Stonewall Agricultural Centre
Phone:
416-305-0290
Address:
Outside Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

March 2013

CMAT Inventory sorting and packing – Mississauga, ON warehouse

March 22, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farrex Freight Systems, 7615 Bath Road
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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CMAT is calling for volunteers from the greater Toronto area and southern Ontario to assist in sorting, inventory and repacking of medical equipment and supplies. We need about 20 people for a packing and sorting party, to help us on Friday, March 22nd, from 3-9pm at our donated warehouse space, near Airport Road and Derry Road, in Mississauga, just north of Pearson International Airport. If you are available to lend a hand, please send an email to [email protected], and let…

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Start:
March 22, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
End:
March 22, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Category:
Organizer:
Valerie Rzepka
Phone:
416-450-4270
volunteer@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Farrex Freight Systems
Address:
7615 Bath Road
Mississauga, Ontario Canada

Edmonton, AB – March 2013

March 23, 2013 @ 8:30 am - March 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
University Hospital Edmonton, AB Canada + Google Map
$500

CMAT to offer "The Sphere Project - Orientation Workshop for Humanitarian Responders" in Edmonton, AB. Monday, February 25, 2013 - The Sphere Project was launched in 1997 by a group of humanitarian NGOs and the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and is based on two core beliefs: first, that all possible steps should be taken to alleviate human suffering arising out of calamity and conflict, and second, that those affected by disaster have a right to life with dignity and…

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Start:
March 23, 2013 @ 8:30 am
End:
March 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
500
Category:
Organizer:
CMAT
Phone:
416-305-0290
training@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
University Hospital
Address:
Edmonton, AB Canada

May 2013

Vancouver – May, 2013

May 31, 2013 @ 8:30 am - June 1, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Justice Institute of British Columbia, 715 McBride Avenue
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada
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$500

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) is a proud provider of Sphere workshops across Canada!!! The goal of our Sphere workshops is to teach humanitarian responders how to apply the Sphere principles in practice in the field. It is a key eligibility requirement by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and other government funding agencies to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Location: Justice Institute of British Columbia New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada Date: Friday May 31 & Saturday June 1, 2013 (2 days)…

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Start:
May 31, 2013 @ 8:30 am
End:
June 1, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
500
Category:
Organizer:
Kathy Harms
Phone:
604-319-1388
training@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Justice Institute of British Columbia
Address:
715 McBride Avenue
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada

June 2013

The GREAT (and hopefully final) CMAT medical inventory sort n’ pack

June 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farrex Freight Systems, 7615 Bath Road
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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Calling all Ontario CMATers! We have only a few pallets left to sort, so we're calling for volunteers from the GTA and southern Ontario to help us finish up sorting and repacking medical equipment and supplies, so that we're prepared to deploy at the time of disaster! We need folks to help us on Friday, June 21st, from 6-9pm at the Farrex Freight Systems warehouse, near Airport Road and Derry Road, in Mississauga, just north of Pearson International Airport. If…

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Event Details

Start:
June 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
End:
June 21, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
Category:
Organizer:
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams
Phone:
416-450-4270
volunteer@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Farrex Freight Systems
Address:
7615 Bath Road
Mississauga, Ontario Canada

January 2014

Online Training Modules

January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2016
Justice Institute of British Columbia online forum, www.jibc.ca
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada
Free

In collaboration with the Justice Institute of British Columbia, CMAT is proud to support the continuing education of our volunteers.  Below are the first of several online modules which are available free of charge while CMAT designs and develops our own educational modules.          Introduction to Health Emergency Management (HEM100) Introduction to Disaster Psychosocial Services (HEM132) Disaster Psychosocial Awareness for Leaders (HEM133)

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Start:
January 1, 2014
End:
December 31, 2016
Cost:
Free
Category:
Organizer:
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams
training@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Justice Institute of British Columbia online forum
Address:
www.jibc.ca
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada

Sphere e-learning course

January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2016
Online
Free

The Sphere Handbook in Action e-learning course aims to strengthen the effective use of the Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Taking the course is free of charge. No academic qualifications are required. Each person may take the course at her or his own pace. Sphere e-learning course trailer (1m 20s) The course brings the Handbook to life through the use of realistic scenarios, helping the learner to get acquainted with its core messages and to understand how to…

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Start:
January 1, 2014
End:
December 31, 2016
Cost:
Free
Category:
Organizer:
Sphere Minimum Standards in Disaster Response
Venue:
Online

September 2014

Annual General Meeting – 7th September 2014

September 7, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On-Line (16:00 PST start)

Note that the 16:00 hr start time is for PST time zone.

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Start:
September 7, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
End:
September 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
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On-Line (16:00 PST start)

October 2014

Vancouver, BC – Oct 2014

October 25, 2014 @ 8:00 am - October 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Justice Institute of British Columbia, 715 McBride Avenue
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada
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$500

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!! Course Schedule Saturday October 25 –  Sphere Orientation: 08:30 – 16:30 Sunday October 26 – Sphere Orientation: 08:30 – 16:30 * participants are required to complete the Sphere e-learning webinar prior to participation.  Please bring the certificate of completion to the course. Location: Justice Institute of British Columbia 715 McBride Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia Canada Course Fee*: Non-CMAT member – $500 CMAT Member – $300 (completed online volunteer profile prior to Oct 1, 2014 but has…

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Event Details

Start:
October 25, 2014 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
500
Category:
Organizer:
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams
training@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Justice Institute of British Columbia
Address:
715 McBride Avenue
New Westminster, British Columbia Canada

November 2015

CMAT 10th Anniversary Social & Fundraiser

November 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - November 22, 2015 @ 1:00 am
Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar, 142 Cumberland Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R1A8 Canada
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$25

Saturday, November 21st, 2015  at 18:30 Hemmingway's Restaurant and Bar 142 Cumberland Street Toronto, Ontario CMAT's 10th Anniversary celebration continues! Friends and family are encouraged to attend and help us paint the town CMAT red! A special Burg & Bevvie* deal exclusively for CMATers and friends of CMATers will be available! For $25, the deal includes a burger, and a glass of either beer or wine*. A portion of the proceeds goes to CMAT! Purchase in advance by: Sending an…

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Event Details

Start:
November 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
End:
November 22, 2015 @ 1:00 am
Cost:
25
Category:
Organizer:
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams
Phone:
416-305-0290
training@canadianmedicalteams.org
Venue:
Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar
Phone:
416-305-0290
Address:
142 Cumberland Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R1A8 Canada
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