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 March 13, 2018

A meatless Canada? Not quite yet: commentary
Food In Canada

In Canada, other sources of protein are emerging as potent alternatives to animal protein. Demand is up for vegetable proteins like pulses, as well as for fish and seafood.

AMCO Produce fined $210K for passing off foreign vegetables as Canadian
Windsor Star

An Ontario greenhouse grower was fined $210,000 Monday after food inspectors spent years chasing a massive paper trail that showed it was passing off foreign grown vegetables as Canadian products.

Canadian homes creating more waste, lack co-ordinated way to deal with it: report
Toronto Star

Residential food, yard and paper waste per person in Canada increased from about 230 kilograms per person in 2002 to almost 300 by 2012.

Some Chinese ready meals found to have more salt than 11 bags of crisp
The Guardian

UK health experts have recommended that Chinese takeaway dishes and ready meals should carry a health warning due to high salt levels.

Fast food menu labelling hasn't made choices healthier, study shows
The Guardian

Fast food sold in Australia is just as unhealthy as it ever was, despite the introduction of mandatory menu labelling (in 2012), according to one analysis