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 November 29, 2016

Includes...

  • High hydro costs sending Ontarians to food banks, report says
  • What’s organic? A debate over dirt may boil down to turf
  • The ‘foodie’ generation

"News in Brief" for November 28, 2016

Includes...

  • ‘Does this make me look big?’ Researchers explore what makes women ‘fat talk’
  • Is nutritious food really pricier, and, if so, is that really the problem?
  • Plant-based sources don't always complete the protein puzzle

"News in Brief" for November 25, 2016

Includes...

  • Mississauga opens Canada's first aquaponic food bank farm
  • Which plant-based milk is most nutritious?
  • Fast-cooking dry beans provide more protein, iron than 'slower' varieties

"News in Brief" for November 24, 2016

Includes...

  • Hungering for commitments on a new Canadian food policy
  • Chicken farmers cry foul over new regulations
  • Whole-fat milk consumption associated with leaner children

"News in Brief" for November 23, 2016

Includes...

  • Teach a child to cook and they’ll eat forever
  • What produce to buy organic to avoid synthetic pesticides
  • Farming industry facing huge labour shortage

"News in Brief" for November 22, 2016

Includes...

  • 'We're not the answer to food insecurity': Surrey Food Bank serves many needs with few resources
  • Are some types of cheese more nutritious than others?
  • Kellogg ‘Breakfast Council’ was made up of paid experts

"News in Brief" for November 21, 2016

Includes...

  • Basic income a solution to food insecurity, says professor
  • Phone apps set to help fight food waste: Andrew Coppolino
  • Marketing firms name top 2017 food trends

"News in Brief" for November 18, 2016

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  • Loblaw and Metro expect grocery prices to start declining
  • Teach kids to cook to combat obesity, says Quebec's top doctor
  • Food workers scramble to put food on their tables

"News in Brief" for November 17, 2016

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  • Healthy, affordable food linked to anti-poverty efforts: advocate
  • Charlebois: Trump’s win a win for fast food
  • Do we have it backward on giving kids low fat milk instead of whole?

"News in Brief" for November 16, 2016

Includes...

  • Food literacy program finds favour with young people at Codrington
  • 'Food is medicine': Researchers hope to remedy hospital malnutrition
  • Senator Raine discusses the "Marketing to Kids" Bill S-228

"News in Brief" for November 15, 2016

Includes...

  • Ryerson's Food Innovation Hub wants to attract food startups
  • Surprise! Nunavut food prices increase for fourth year running
  • Why are Ontario grocery shoppers so picky?

"News in Brief" for November 14, 2016

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  • Halton Region reveals results of nutritious food basket survey: MOH
  • Public has online access to food inspection reports in Leeds and Grenville
  • Extending the growing season: farming in water instead of dirt

"News in Brief" for November 11, 2016

Includes...

  • 'Strong support' for reopening prison farms, government consultation finds
  • Dal hosts first conference on the future of food law & policy in Canada
  • Food eating up as much as half of household income

"News in Brief" for November 10, 2016

Includes...

  • Muskrat Falls spikes methylmercury risk for indigenous people: Study
  • Curbside food drive aims to ease squeeze on food banks this holiday
  • What President Donald Trump will mean for U.S. food policy

"News in Brief" for November 09, 2016

Includes...

  • Here are some local food projects doing things right
  • NowNS: Dartmouth group restoring rights to good food
  • Food pantries try nutritional nudging to encourage good food choices

"News in Brief" for November 08, 2016

Includes...

  • Feed Nova Scotia tries to use food wasted at grocery stores
  • Birds, bees, and drones: The new face of Canadian agriculture
  • Are there any health benefits to drinking alkaline water?

"News in Brief" for November 07, 2016

Includes...

  • Guaranteed incomes cut food insecurity in half, finds new Canadian study
  • National strategy aims to reduce the tonnes of food going to waste each year in Canada
  • Experts encourage healthy living during Diabetes Awareness Month

"News in Brief" for November 03, 2016

Includes...

  • Money key to food security
  • Is butter really so bad for your health?
  • Are some kids genetically more vulnerable to food advertising?

"News in Brief" for November 03, 2016

Includes...

  • Dieticians want to see nutritional values on alcohol
  • Canada's Food Guide needs to reflect our microbes
  • Childhood obesity increases during summer breaks

"News in Brief" for November 02, 2016

Includes...

  • Sambro man combats food waste with grocery share site
  • Do candy and pop makers belong at a dieticians’ conference?
  • Sylvain Charlebois: Food strategy bites off more than it can chew

"News in Brief" for November 01, 2016

Includes...

  • Teens design eCommerce app to tackle hunger
  • U of S scientists believe they have discovered cure for food allergies
  • Leslie Beck: My wish list for Canada’s new food guide