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

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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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"News in Brief" for April 24, 2017

Kathleen Wynne making Basic Income announcement in Hamilton
The Hamilton Spectator

Premier Kathleen Wynne will be in Hamilton today for an announcement that is expected to divulge details about a long-awaited basic income pilot.

Report says ‘clean eating’ isn’t always healthy, but here’s how to do it right
Global News

The term “clean eating” has been thrown around in the diet world and while it has good intentions, one report says these diets can cause weak bones.

Why food recalls may seem more frequent
CBC News

Flour recall for dangerous E. coli shows why both rapid and slow tests are needed to protect consumers.

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Health Day

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food.

America's Second-Largest School District Says No to McDonald's McTeacher's Nights
Alternet

The Los Angeles Unified School District adopted a resolution to end the kid-targeted marketing of junk food.

Artificial sweeteners raise stroke and dementia risk, study claims
FoodNavigator.com

Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily may increase the risk of developing stroke or dementia compared to those who consumed this drink less than once a week.