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 08, 2019

Community gardens help tackle food insecurity
My Timmins Now

As part of its mandate to address food insecurity, Anti-Hunger Coalition Timmins organizes two community gardens every year – one in Timmins and one in South Porcupine.

Health Canada says it will set limit on arsenic in food — including baby cereal
Global News

Health Canada says it will launch a months-long consultation process this year on setting a maximum level of arsenic allowed in rice and rice-based food, including baby cereal.

Science-based food policies: What works, what doesn't
UC Food Observer

Creating meaningful and relevant research-based food policies was the topic of a recent talk with policy and nutrition experts from across the United States.

The trouble with the urban farming ‘revolution’
Anthropocene

A recent case study of New York City found that, despite the fanfare over commercial urban farming, it will need a careful re-evaluation if it’s going to play a sustainable role in our future food systems.