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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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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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

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"News in Brief" for April 15, 2019

Achieving the impossible: Growing food in the high Arctic
Forbes

Ben Vidmar works as a chef in Longyearbyen, the main settlement on Svalbard, and has his own business, Polar Permaculture.

Labeling added sugars content on packaged foods and beverages could lower heart disease/diabetes risk and cut healthcare costs
EurekAlert

A label showing added sugars content on all packaged foods and sugary drinks could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits in the United States over the next 20 years, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.

Majority of supermarket foods targeted to Canadian kids aren't healthy, UCalgary research finds
UToday

A study of 374 Calgary supermarket foods by Charlene Elliott shows the majority of those targeted to kids would not be permitted for marketing to kids under new policies being considered by the federal government.

The Dwight library is taking on food security in the Lake of Bays community
MuskokaRegion.com

The Dwight library is assisting the Lake of Bays community with food security by planting and growing vegetables. Cathy Fairbairn, librarian, said the plants are an extension of the seed bank the library began over five years ago.

Waste not, want not – In praise of the circular economy
Guelph Mercury Tribune

U of Guelph's Evan Fraser and Kate Parizeau are excited by the goals of Guelph's Smart Cities Challenge proposal.