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 September 14, 2018

Majority of Hamilton food bank users paying market rent: report
Toronto Star

Spiking rents and modestly rising social assistance are the ingredients for homelessness. This is one takeaway from a new report on food bank usage in Hamilton.

Sask. farmer converts 40,000 acres into Canada’s largest organic farm
CBC News

A Saskatchewan farmer is blazing the trail when it comes to organic farming, attempting something that’s never been done before- at least in Canada.

How obesity discrimination is just as common as racism
folio

U of A researcher says weight bias is at the root of a society that shames people who identify as fat or as living with obesity.

Students will miss their treats, but dietitian believes nutrition policy can work
CBC News

A Moncton dietitian has some advice for the many parents, teachers and volunteers who run breakfast and lunch programs at schools across New Brunswick. 

A Canadian food policy moves closer to becoming a reality
The Conversation Canada

The government released a “what-we-heard” report that summarizes consultations with Canadians on a national food policy. The release of a formal food policy is expected to come later this year.