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.

Community Food Advisor website

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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"News in Brief" for December 20, 2017

Includes...

  • Canadians Are Facing A Nutritional Health Crisis
  • U of G Profs Forecast Food Trends for 2018
  • For steady flow of fresh food, Toronto food agencies look to the power of bulk buying

"News in Brief" for December 19, 2017

Includes...

  • Can food change your mood?
  • Fruits and vegetables you should never eat raw — and the ones you should
  • How Instant Pot became an internet phenomenon

"News in Brief" for December 18, 2017

Includes...

  • Taking a look at the year in nutrition
  • Once at odds, diverse groups come together in hopes of influencing national food policy
  • Drones testing for goods delivery to remote First Nations

"News in Brief" for December 15, 2017

Includes...

  • 21 cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce confirmed in N.L., N.B. and Quebec
  • How Canada can help protect Canadians from obesity and chronic disease
  • Flying food heads to the remote north, after donations pour in for Sounds of the Season

"News in Brief" for December 14, 2017

Includes...

  • Humber College nutrition students cook up lunch for Toronto homeless
  • Ontario working to reduce poverty in the North
  • Annual food bill for Canadian family expected to rise by $348 in 2018: study

"News in Brief" for December 13, 2017

Includes...

  • 3 reasons reducing food waste won't reduce food insecurity
  • Is your child’s school an obesity risk?
  • Annual food bill for Canadian family expected to rise by $348 in 2018

"News in Brief" for December 12, 2017

Includes...

  • 'Kids in the Kitchen' flying off the shelves
  • 2 Montreal councillors call for Canada-wide tax on soft drinks, energy drinks
  • Iqaluit high school cooks up free-lunch program

"News in Brief" for December 11, 2017

Includes...

  • Consumers up demand for trust in food purchases
  • Regina food bank greenhouse fills shelves with garden-fresh goods
  • Disclosures in nutrition research-Why it is different

"News in Brief" for December 08, 2017

Includes...

  • The chefs in the hall
  • Western students respond to food insecurity via Google Doc
  • Tax on sugary drinks would save Alberta millions, advocates say

"News in Brief" for December 07, 2017

Includes...

  • News release: Time to curb our appetite for ultra-processed food
  • Family cooking class coming to Essex
  • Province needs a plan to reduce food waste: Opposition

"News in Brief" for December 06, 2017

Includes...

  • Is your child a picky eater? Five ways to fun and healthy mealtimes
  • The link between gut health and mental health
  • Food-makers are taking salt and sugar out of food. But they're adding fat.

"News in Brief" for December 05, 2017

Includes...

  • Food banks are not solving food insecurity problem, expert says
  • Babies can start eating spices after 6 months — how to introduce it to their diet
  • Time to curb our appetite for ultra-processed food

"News in Brief" for December 04, 2017

Includes...

  • 'Food rescue' project boosts fresh grocery supply for needy
  • Laughren and Charlebois: Seafood fraud is rampant, and Ottawa is no exception
  • ‘Encouraging’: Study explores ways to boost healthier vending purchases on campus

"News in Brief" for December 01, 2017

Includes...

  • Peel Food Charter endorsed by Region of Peel Council
  • Soup's on: Ottawa Food Bank eyes processing own produce
  • Grow Up Here: Here’s a cool food challenge that brings families and schools together