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 13, 2018

New resource could help local agencies access more surplus food
Guelph Today

Lori Nikkel, the executive director of FoodRescue.ca says “Surplus food. This is what we want. It’s not food waste, it’s surplus food. It’s unsold food.”

Cricket muffins, anyone? Food giant Maple Leaf bets on insects as alternative to meat
Financial Post

Canada’s largest food processor is investing in a company that sees crickets and whole-roasted insects as a more sustainable alternative to meat.

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate
Quartzy

It’s not surprising that the bowl has been elevated in an era obsessed with culinary authenticity and healthy alternatives—but how exactly did the bowl go from porridge to poke?

While consumers buzz about acrylamide in coffee, study shows other products have more
Food Dive

A report from the nonprofit Clean Label Project asserts many other food products,  including french fries and potato chip scontain acrylamide at higher levels. 

Big soda and soda taxation: A brief history
The McGill International Review

If anecdotal evidence means anything in the discussion of soda taxation, then one needn’t look any further than the history of the tobacco industry.