Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Public Health and You

Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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Ambition Nutrition Symposium 2017

| George Brown College
 Ambition Nutrition Symposium 2017 George Brown College presents the 'Ambition Nutrition Symposium: Bridging the Gap between Nutritional Science and Culinary Arts'.  The theme of this year’s Symposium is “Obesity: The 40 Year Experiment, why have dietary guidelines of the last 40 years failed to make Canadians healthier?”    This symposium will focus on nutrition in theory and practice, as well as examining the gaps and opportunities that exist between research, education, nutrition, diet, and culinary arts.
 
On June 28th, join academic professionals, dietitians, culinary experts, and industry leaders for an interactive day filled with discussions, workshops and presentations.  
 
Keynote speaker is internationally renowned Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L, Professor of Pediatrics at University of California, San Franscisco, Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program at UCSF, and author of Fat Chance: beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity, and disease, and The Fat Chance Cookbook.
 
We will also be joined by a host of additional experts including Gary Taubes, Chef Michael Smith and Carol Timmings. The debate and discussion will be lively!

NEW THIS YEAR -- hands-on culinary and healthy baking workshops.

For more information about the Symposium and for tickets click here.
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