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 10, 2019

Amid rising food costs, half of low-income households say the new Canada Food Guide diet is unaffordable
Angus Reid Institute

Nearly half of Canadians say it has grown more difficult to afford food over the last 12 months, and four-in-ten say adhering to the diet recommended in Canada's Food Guide would make paying their household’s food bill even more challenging.

Opinion: Berkeley’s soda tax, now in its 5th year, has been a resounding success

The tax initiative has allowed Berkeley to invest over $5 million in public health programs, in addition to reducing sugary drink consumption.

Millions of dollars’ worth of food ends up in school trash cans every day. What can we do?

When kids waste food, they not only waste resources but also set patterns of behaviour for life. K–12 schools across the United States are taking steps to change that.

Healthy diet helps older men maintain physical function

A new study found that better diet quality was strongly associated with decreased odds of physical impairment, including a 25 percent lower likelihood of developing impairment in physical function with aging.

Niagara's community gardens ready for spring
Niagara This Week

This spring Erin Riseing is turning her attention from growing plants to growing the organization she helps co-ordinate.