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 17, 2018

Canada’s Food Guide: potential impact of the new guiding principles
Eat North

We’re getting a new Canada’s Food Guide—and the food industry isn’t happy about it.

Does taxing soda actually stop people from drinking it?
Time

A new study suggests that people may drink significantly less soda when it costs more.

Why cereal companies are returning to sugar
CBS News

Health-conscious consumers may favor foods with less added sugar, but many popular cereals are moving in the opposite direction.

Grocery stores get mostly mediocre scores on their food waste efforts
National Public Radio

Composting food scraps is one way to reduce food waste, but preventing excess food in the first place is better, says the Environmental Protection Agency.

Program helps kids teach parents about health food choices
ABC 30 Action News

The program at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center focuses on making good food choices to fight childhood obesity. But now, the kids are becoming the teachers and bringing home lessons on healthy eating to share with their families.