Leadership Centre

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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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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 September 22, 2017

Regina Food Bank launches urban agriculture project
Regina Leader-Post

The Urban Agriculture Outreach Program is aimed at giving students and educators a better understanding of where our food comes from and how it's grown and produced.

Traditional Indigenous food in a hospital? That's the plan for new N.W.T. facility
CBC

Traditional food will be widely available to patients and part of the menu at the new Stanton Territorial Hospital, expanding on offerings currently only available by request.

Gentrification of food: Why we need to stop calling immigrant cuisine 'ethnic'
Independent

Kashmira Gander argues that the label is damaging the people who make the food we love.

Handheld scanner divines how nutritious your food really is
New Scientist

Farmers can now zap their crops with a handheld scanner to instantly determine nutritional content, which could prove crucial in mitigating the effects of climate change on food quality.

The biggest food makers have agreed to trash their confusing expiration labels
Quartz

Some of the world’s largest food companies have agreed to standardize expiration labels on packaging, a move that will give consumers a better idea of how long they have before products go bad.

World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report says
Food and Agriculture Organization

After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population.