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 August 28, 2014

Don't eat wild mushrooms, Toronto Public Health says
CBC News

Public health authorities in Toronto are warning people not to eat wild mushrooms after a resident was hospitalized after eating a poisonous variety.

Mandatory food & nutrition class would help Ontario health, group says
CBC News

The Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) is pushing for at least one mandatory food and nutrition course in the province, saying it would make healthier citizens.

Obesity 'crisis' will get worse without action, expert says
CBC News

New Brunswick finds itself in an obesity “crisis” and the problem is only going to get worse unless action is taken by the provincial government, according to a University of New Brunswick professor. UNB's Gabriela Tymowski says better school lunch programs, tax changes are possible reforms.

Putting a creative spin on lunch as students head back to class
Global News

From making sandwiches look like cartoon characters to creating a lunch around a particular theme, some parents will stop at nothing to make their children’s lunches more appealing.

On two views of GMOs: Michael Specter vs. Vandana Shiva and Gary Hirshberg
Food Politics

Marion Nestle desribes two views on GMOs in this article.