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Federation of Canadian Municipalities - Big City Mayors' Caucus Advisor

Join FCM and make Canada’s cities and communities stronger

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is currently looking for a dynamic individual to join our Policy and Government Relations team.

The Big City Mayors’ Caucus Advisor will engage and mobilize Canada’s municipal leaders from our Big Cities; contribute to public campaigns aimed at increasing awareness and support for Canada’s urban and big city issues; and help build support for these issues among Members of Parliament, federal political parties, the media and opinion leaders. The incumbent will work with a cross-departmental team of professionals in government and media relations, communications and public policy.

This is an opportunity to join one of the most effective advocacy organizations in Canada at an exciting time in its history, and to work in the nation’s capital on behalf of local governments.

Learn more about this position and apply online at

Joignez-vous à la FCM et contribuez à rendre les villes et les collectivités plus fortes

La Fédération canadienne des municipalités (FCM) est présentement à la recherche d’une personne dynamique pour faire partie de l’équipe des Politiques et relations gouvernementales.

Le rôle de conseiller au Caucus des maires des grandes villes consiste à  : sensibiliser et mobiliser les dirigeants municipaux des grandes villes du Canada; contribuer aux campagnes publiques visant à augmenter la conscientisation et le soutien envers les enjeux qui touchent les grandes villes et les centres urbains du Canada; et susciter un intérêt pour ces enjeux auprès des députés, des partis politiques fédéraux, des médias et des leaders d’opinion. Le titulaire du poste travaillera avec une équipe d’experts en relations avec les gouvernements et avec les médias, en communications et en politiques publiques.

Ne manquez pas cette occasion de faire partie de l’un des organismes de défense des intérêts les plus influents au Canada, à un moment marquant de son histoire, et de travailler dans la capitale nationale pour représenter les gouvernements locaux.

Visitez pour plus d’information sur ce poste et pour soumettre votre candidature.

The Metis Nation of Ontario - Policy Analyst/Knowledge Translation Coordinator


Internal/External job posting

Indeterminate, full-time position Closes May 9, 2016, 4:30 pm Replies must reference posting #050916-PAKT-OTT

The Metis Nation of Ontario Healing and Wellness (H&W) Branch facilitates and coordinates activities to address the wholistic needs of the Métis Nation in Ontario at the provincial, regional and local levels. Wholistic Aboriginal health includes the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and cultural aspects of life. Through an understanding of self, a vision of wellness balances body, mind and spirit and is promoted through the healing continuum. The Métis Nation of Ontario H&W Branch seeks a strong team player committed to quality service as a Policy Analyst/Knowledge Translation Coordinator, located at the MNO office in Ottawa with some travel throughout the province. This is a full-time position, with enrollment in Group Benefits Plan and Registered Pension Plan upon successful completion of three months’ probation. Salary is dependent on education and experience.

In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the Policy Analyst/Knowledge Translation Coordinator will:
• Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of MNO’s Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
• Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times
• Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
• Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times
• The employee must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative requirements.
• Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with established Métis Nation of Ontario Policies and Procedures and Contribution Agreements (CA)
• Work in collaboration within the branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors on related projects• Attend the MNO Annual General Assembly

Reporting to the H&W Branch Senior Policy and Research Analyst, the duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist in tracking and monitoring developments within the broader stakeholder and Métis health, healing and wellness environment
• Keep the MNO Healing and Wellness Senior Management team informed of key policy developments that impact upon the work of the MNO Healing and Wellness Branch.
• Assist the MNO Healing and Wellness Senior Management team in assessing and evaluating implications and impacts of proposed government changes in policies, existing legislation and regulations on the work of the MNO
• Assist in the preparation of policy and project reports, briefing notes, publications and papers
• Participate in broader policy activities relevant to the work of the MNO Healing and Wellness Branch
• Coordinate and facilitate communications and meetings with MNO partners and stakeholders
• Work in collaboration within the Healing and Wellness Branch and other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors and consultants on related projects
• Support the policy, research and knowledge translation, work of the MNO Healing and Wellness Senior Management team more generally

Knowledge Development and Translation
• Assist with the development and implementation of activities to reduce tobacco use smoking in the Métis provincial population, including as part of the RETRAC project, i.e. Research on Tobacco Reduction in Aboriginal Communities
• Development and potential piloting of non-traditional tobacco use initiatives in selected MNO community service sites
• Assist with identifying initiatives and leading practices in tobacco cessation and reduction within the provincial Métis population and MNO community service delivery sites

Policy Analyst/Knowledge Translation Coordinator Posted April 26, 2016
• Participate in the design, development and implementation of knowledge translation and mobilization (KTM) strategies, and activities to prevent disease and promote health and wellness in the Métis provincial population
• Work closely with other MNO team members on a diverse range of knowledge translation, community engagement, and communications activities
• Assist in the research and development of specific products and resources to support the MNO Healing and Wellness KTM strategy, including conducting and writing up the results of targeted literature reviews
• Assist in the preparation of online tools, reports and other culture-based resources that communicate health evidence and MNO health priorities, and which promote healthy active living in the Métis provincial population
• Participate in the development and delivery of presentations, training and/or health intervention activities to a range of audiences (e.g. PHAC funders professional, front-line, community)

Project Coordination
• Participate in regular meetings with project team members and/or other MNO staff, partners and/or stakeholders
• Coordinate partner /stakeholder communications and engagement• Coordinate and provide support with the preparation of proposals for funding, detailed reports, policy papers, partner agreements, discussion papers, briefing notes and workplans
• Organize project related meetings; track, monitor and report on meeting outcomes
• Participate in the preparation of quarterly, semi-annual and annual project status reports (including internal MNO reports and reports to project partners and/or funders)
• Participate in activities to inform project development and outcomes• Ensure the development and proper maintenance of all project files, databases

• Post-secondary education in a health-related field
• Knowledge of Métis-specific and broader Aboriginal health policy and research, key health challenges, and health and social programs
• Exceptional project coordination, time management and organizational skills, including the design and implementation of project workplans
• Demonstrated strategic thinking, budget development, financial and project coordination/management skills
• Demonstrated ability to achieve project deliverables and meet deadlines
• Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to write high quality evidence and data based reports and professional presentations
• Demonstrated ability in policy and program development and evaluation
• Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and expand knowledge and to be flexible in a demanding and dynamic environment
• A high level of proficiency with the Windows environment and Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
• Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain financial records, manage project budgets
• Ability to work proactively as a member of a highly dynamic team, including independently with minimal supervision

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise thatonly those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates (please identify).
Applications must be submitted on-line at

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