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

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Creating healthier food environments in Canada: Current policies and priority actions - Summary Report

Food Environment This report summarizes research conducted by the University of Toronto. A panel of experts gathered from across Canada to comprehensively assess Canadian food environment policies compared to international benchmarks of current best practices. Based on this assessment, the panel identified six priority federal policy actions along with five priority federal infrastructure support actions to improve the food environment. The top three policy areas and top two infrastructure support areas were also prioritized for action in each province and territory.
Author:
Vanderlee L, Goorang S, Karbasy K, Schermel A, L’Abbe M
Category:
Report, Strategy/Framework
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food, Nutrition & Menu Labelling, Food Literacy, Food Security & Access to Food, Food Systems & Local Food, Health Equity, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients, Social Marketing & Communications, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Setting:
Children's Service/Child Care, School, Long-term Care, Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Home, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, Primary Care
Age:
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International