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 20, 2018

New video series celebrates local food and how to prepare it

Kawartha Cookin' is a new online show developed to celebrate local, Peterborough-area food and how to prepare it.

Walk on the wild side: Montrealers trade convenience for connecting with their food
CBC News

From seal meat to dandelion wine, 4 Montrealers skip the grocery aisle and head outdoors to fill larder.

Walmart commits to ‘zero food waste’ in Canadian stores by 2025
The Globe and Mail

The retailer announced $19-million in funding through the Walmart Foundation for charities and research institutions to address systemic issues contributing to food waste.

Food trucks as a force for social justice

A new book examines how the vendors reflect complex food systems and issues such as class and poverty.

Why San Francisco Costco recently started serving only diet soda at its food court

Due to the city's Sugary Drinks Tax that was passed in 2016 to curb sugar consumption and, in turn, reduce obesity and diabetes, there aren't any sugar drinks available — only diet sodas and unsweetened iced tea. 

Study shows poor nutrition in early childhood could lead to hearing loss
Healthy Hearing

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that young adults who suffered from poor nutrition in early childhood were twice as likely to suffer hearing loss than their peers.