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 31, 2015


  • Nova Scotians urged to make half their diet local in September
  • You can’t spell ‘nutrition’ without ‘nut’
  • Alberta principals want government-funded food program: survey

"News in Brief" for August 28, 2015


  • Kick up the fun with these lunchbox additions
  • Setting sail with Toronto's Great Slave Lake gardeners
  • The home garden that's changing the way we grow food

"News in Brief" for August 27, 2015


  • Mind the gap: Difference between Canadian and U.S. childhood obesity rate is ‘falsely reassuring’
  • Parent and teen weight relate to feeding practices
  • Richmond residents feed appetite for local eats

"News in Brief" for August 26, 2015


  • Why the ‘BPA-free’ label on your kid’s lunch box isn’t a safety guarantee
  • Screw salads: They’re not helping you and may be hurting the planet
  • In a world where Heinz can’t be called ketchup, what do food labels really mean anyway?

"News in Brief" for August 25, 2015


  • Canadian Medical Association urges health-care strategy for seniors
  • Can this red pepper help cut your grocery bill?
  • Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better

"News in Brief" for August 24, 2015


  • 5 Mistakes Generation X Makes With Their Diets
  • City grant helping to reduce fresh fruit and produce waste
  • Coke to disclose details on its health research

"News in Brief" for August 21, 2015


  • Lunch, breakfast and beyond: Calgary school nutrition comes into focus
  • Student Food Summit an incubator for food ideas and projects
  • Following WestJet’s lead, Quaker tests waters of emotional advertising

"News in Brief" for August 20, 2015


  • Ontario Challenges Niagara Kids to be More Active and Healthy
  • ASC Releases Report on Children's Food and Beverage Advertising
  • Why you need more vitamin D than you’re probably getting

"News in Brief" for August 19, 2015


  • A guide to seven hard-to-pronounce food additives
  • The hidden disease: Why aren't more doctors treating eating disorders?
  • Direct from farm to food bank, thanks to a bountiful summer

"News in Brief" for August 18, 2015


  • Nutrition North: How the controversial food program will factor in the federal election
  • Vitamins from A to Zinc: A reality check
  • Health centre’s community developer bridges gaps in system

"News in Brief" for August 17, 2015


  • If everyone was as healthy as people in B.C., Canada would save billions
  • Food production shocks 'will happen more often because of extreme weather'
  • Port Hope’s community gardens help promote food security for local residents

"News in Brief" for August 14, 2015


  • Crowdfunding campaign aims to remedy ‘insane’ Arctic food prices
  • Finding source of cyclospora outbreak that's sickened 80 won't be easy
  • How Coke Is Subtly Blaming You for Obesity

"News in Brief" for August 13, 2015


  • Saturated fat isn't linked with increased risk of death: study
  • Parkdale teens and local artist Jim Bravo working on a mural that connects community to food
  • Chatham-Kent launches Super Kids program

"News in Brief" for August 12, 2015


  • Do baby formula ads in medical journals influence doctors?
  • Rising diabetes, obesity rates may put ethnic groups' heart health at risk
  • Club Monaco launches local farmers’ market at Toronto flagship

"News in Brief" for August 11, 2015


  • Lack of proper access to food costs the health care system: study
  • Bedtime snacks could boost strength but hurt endurance, studies say
  • Green roofs and 'agritecture' have potential to transform food supply in cities

"News in Brief" for August 10, 2015


  • Halifax Transit bus to become a weekly mobile food market
  • What It Means to Connect With Your Food
  • Yukon government plants new food strategy

"News in Brief" for August 07, 2015


  • 4 Nutrition Mistakes That Millennials Are Making
  • Can a food distribution renaissance save Canada’s processing industry?
  • Health Benefits of Herbs And Spices

"News in Brief" for August 06, 2015


  • Nutritious recipes just one ingredient of budget friendly cookbook
  • Stress's influence on appetite focus of Mount Allison study
  • Want to build lean muscle? Eat these foods