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 June 19, 2017

Local food is becoming more worldly and diverse: The New Farm
The Toronto Star

Two dozen farmers in Ontario, B.C., Quebec and Manitoba are growing about 60 hectares of okra, Chinese eggplant and other world crops.

Giving kids food as a reward can lead to emotional eating: dietitian
Global News

Dietitian says it moves children away from intuitive eating, or eating when they’re hungry, and sets them up to want to eat emotionally.

Leslie Beck: Eight ways to slash excess calories from your summer diet
The Globe and Mail

Summertime isn’t necessarily easier on waistlines, even with an uptick in physical activity.

Analysis Finds Lead in 20% of Baby Food Samples
TIME

A new report has found that 20% of baby food contains traces of lead — a higher amount than what is found in all other foods.

Australia opens war on food waste
Japan Times

Australia’s first recycled supermarket is giving food destined for landfills a second chance, as the government embarks on a major push to cut down on waste costing the economy billions every year.

FSS backs extending sugar tax beyond soft drinks
FoodManufacture.co.uk

Advice to extend the sugar tax beyond soft drinks, order the reformulation of products to cut sugar, fat and salt, and lower portion sizes, has won the support of Food Standards Scotland (FSS).