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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"News in Brief" for February 13, 2018

Grocery stores and Canadians are bulking up on ultra-processed foods
The Star

There has been a revolutionary change in our diets over the past decades and, while fewer people in rich countries like Canada are now going hungry, many of us are eating far less well.

Kelp is the new kale in cooking and health food, says food columnist
CBC News

Seaweed is nothing new to sushi lovers, but the ocean plants are now used in all sorts of new culinary ways. The CBC's food columnist Gail Johnson says seaweed is an ingredient used in dishes ranging from brownies to lasagna.

The Guardian view on childhood obesity: forget small steps, tackle big food
The Guardian

New research shows that school-based programmes won’t solve the crisis. Without tougher action on the food industry, it will cash in – while the rest of us pay.

Food fraud: 6 of the most commonly faked products and how to avoid them
Global News

If you’re a smart shopper you may always be on the lookout for counterfeit bags, shoes and watches when heading to the mall. But what about having to watch out for fraud in the grocery store?

Hundreds of food safety violations cited at P.E.I. eateries since 2014
CBC News

Health inspectors found hundreds of food safety violations at P.E.I. restaurants and other food establishments between 2014 and 2017.