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 May 05, 2015


  • Project Chef teaches local kids about healthy food choices
  • Protein staples for quick and healthy meals
  • Students get lesson in healthy eating

"News in Brief" for April 30, 2015


  • Farmers head to Fredericton to support food security bill
  • Sun Rich Fresh Foods recalls apple slices over Listeria concerns
  • Hands-on Cook-off

"News in Brief" for April 29, 2015


  • Has the gluten-free food trend peaked?
  • Can I get get enough calcium if I don’t eat dairy?
  • Wheat, meat, now milk – what’s safe to eat in the 21st century?

"News in Brief" for April 22, 2015


  • Five light and healthy spring dishes to try
  • Follow the MIND diet to stave off Alzheimer’s

"News in Brief" for April 21, 2015


  • Internship program offers students experience in their own backyard
  • Maintaining healthy eating while on shift
  • Cathedral greenhouse a temple to healthy eating

"News in Brief" for April 17, 2015


  • Good news for Good Food Box program
  • Ontario Committed to Supporting Safe Consumption of Alcohol

"News in Brief" for April 16, 2015


  • Orthorexia Nervosa: Extreme clean eating, possible new disorder
  • Unplug and eat together to enjoy meals
  • Understanding Sugar, Curb cravings and prevent crashes

"News in Brief" for April 15, 2015


  • U of S students sell healthy food at Health Sciences Centre
  • Sports drinks: help or hype?
  • Fruit And Vegetable Storage Tips You Need In Your Life

"News in Brief" for April 14, 2015


  • What is the best way to cook vegetables to maximize their nutritional value?
  • Get a celiac test before giving up gluten
  • Screening identifies nutrition issues in children

"News in Brief" for April 10, 2015


  • All about the soy
  • Province funding healthy food and breakfast programs in the north
  • Want to buy some root vegetables for my school? Farmers, dietitians pitch healthy fundraisers

"News in Brief" for April 09, 2015


  • Rats that eat fibre stay slimmer, says University of Calgary study
  • The great granola taste-off
  • The pros and cons of fad diets

"News in Brief" for April 08, 2015


  • 5 ways to check if your diet is on track
  • Fat, fibre and flavour
  • Minister Ambrose Hosts Healthy Living Roundtable

"News in Brief" for April 07, 2015


  • Calorie counting: Are ‘casual’ fast food restaurants actually healthier?
  • Pesticides in produce: best bang for your buck when buying organic
  • Foods For Energy If You're Vegetarian Or Vegan

"News in Brief" for April 02, 2015


  • Health unit wants to see heathier options at arenas
  • Ontario Invites Schools to Participate in 2015 Fresh from the Farm Program
  • Reducing household 'foodprints'

"News in Brief" for April 01, 2015


  • Food for Life a critical service in Halton, says new executive director
  • Lethbridge students want healthy choices at public facilities