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 23, 2017

Enjoy strawberry recipes year-round thanks to Ontario’s high-tech greenhouses
Toronto Star

It may not look much like summer out there, but local supermarkets are blossoming with fresh-picked Ontario strawberries.

Menu changes could be coming to Thunder Bay arenas
CBC News

Thunder Bay District Health Unit wants to change 'canteen culture' by making healthy food options prominent.

The business of getting affordable, local food onto the plates of New Brunswickers

Businesses are teaming up with non-profit organizations, government agencies, public institutions, community groups and farmers to get healthy, low-cost, local food onto the plates of New Brunswickers.

The sweet rewards of bitter food
The New York Times Style Magazine

Why do humans eat bitter foods? Our bodies crave sugar, salt, fat, protein — all forms of replenishment or efficient providers of caloric energy.

Experts urge use of salt alternative in food products
The Guardian

Scientists claim using potassium-based equivalents to sodium would have a positive impact on the British public.