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 April 28, 2017


  • Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer
  • Daily consumption of sodas, fruit juices and artificially sweetened sodas affect brain
  • Australia's first rescued-food supermarket opens in Sydney

"News in Brief" for April 27, 2017


  • Grassroots group aims to fix York South-Weston’s food deserts
  • Lunch served with Farm Feast Salad Bar at Oakville's Oakwood School
  • Teacher in remote Inuit community teaches students to garden

"News in Brief" for April 26, 2017


  • Raise a food lover by getting your kids in the kitchen
  • Fighting climate change on the farm
  • Plant protein may prove a more effective diabetic defence: Study

"News in Brief" for April 25, 2017


  • Canadians Lack Access to Obesity Treatments and Support: Report Card
  • This is how the food industry is tricking you into making unhealthy choices
  • “Mindless Eating,” or how to send an entire life of research into question

"News in Brief" for April 24, 2017


  • Kathleen Wynne making Basic Income announcement in Hamilton
  • Report says ‘clean eating’ isn’t always healthy, but here’s how to do it right
  • Why food recalls may seem more frequent

"News in Brief" for April 21, 2017


  • Ontario Seeking Public Input on a Food Security Strategy
  • Halal food market surging in Canada
  • Can being skinny lead to depression in both men and women?

"News in Brief" for April 20, 2017


  • Thousands can’t afford nutritious food in Waterloo Region
  • Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto
  • Trash profit: The hot new trend in food is literal garbage

"News in Brief" for April 19, 2017


  • Local Community Food Centre breaks ground on new community garden in Dufferin Park
  • Peterborough Local Food Month funding aims to boost food knowledge
  • Trillium Grow Grant supercharges food security for Island communities

"News in Brief" for April 18, 2017


  • Jodi Krah: A voice against fat shaming
  • Students grow food with ‘Tower Garden’
  • The world has a surplus of food. So why can’t we eliminate hunger?

"News in Brief" for April 13, 2017


  • Province extending nutrition program
  • Trans fats ban linked with fewer NY heart attacks & strokes
  • Health Canada proposes ban on partially hydrogenated oils

"News in Brief" for April 12, 2017


  • Fresh, local food planned at 3 P.E.I. schools under new $100K program
  • Obesity is not a character flaw, expert says
  • Food Safety Advocates Urge Companies to Oppose “Filthy Food Act”

"News in Brief" for April 11, 2017


  • Weight swings may be risky for overweight heart patients
  • Food Depot in Moncton wants to eliminate food waste in city
  • Big dollars pouring into Santa Fe’s soda tax election fight

"News in Brief" for April 10, 2017


  • Revelstoke Local Food Initiative gardening program connects kids with seniors at Mt. Cartier Court
  • The gut microbiome revolution
  • Food fight: To beat China fakes, New Zealand and Australian produce firms raid tech larder

"News in Brief" for April 07, 2017


  • Food finds second life with gleaners program
  • Collingwood eyes healthy snacks in recreation facilities
  • Could having a pet reduce obesity and allergies in children?

"News in Brief" for April 06, 2017


  • City gathering ingredients for Winnipeg's first food council
  • Alberta to spend $10 million to expand school nutrition pilot program
  • What's Up, Doc?: In the fight against obesity, pictures are important

"News in Brief" for April 05, 2017


  • Chatham-Kent Food Skills Network Promotes Healthier Cooking
  • Nutritious food costs up, health unit finds
  • Obesity in pregnancy is linked to epilepsy risk

"News in Brief" for April 04, 2017


  • Hamilton Food Share survey shows housing boom cutting into household budgets
  • Health advocates push board to crack down on junk food marketing
  • B.C. public health officials mobilized to shut down lax wellness program in food banks

"News in Brief" for April 03, 2017


  • Launch of the Chatham-Kent Food Skills Network
  • How to grow veggies at the edge of the Arctic Circle
  • Leslie Beck: Here’s how six common nutrition beliefs hold up to the science