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 11, 2015

Lack of proper access to food costs the health care system: study
Global News

A new study, which examined nearly 68,000 Ontarians over the course of a year, found that people who reported having trouble getting food on the table ended up using health care services more often. On average, a moderately food insecure household reported health care costs that were 32 per cent higher (working out to an extra $455 per year) than other, more secure households.

Bedtime snacks could boost strength but hurt endurance, studies say
The Globe And Mail

Breakfast, athletes have long been told, is the most important meal of the day. And lunch and dinner aren’t far behind. But what about the before-bed snack?

Green roofs and 'agritecture' have potential to transform food supply in cities
CBC News

Rooftop gardens have become an increasingly common feature in North American cities, as urban planners extol the benefits of more greenery in the concrete jungle. Atop Toronto's historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel, for example, executive chef Collin Thornton cuts herbs and produce that he uses in dishes served to hotel guests.

Welcome Centre launches Food Fights fundraiser
The Windsor Star

Forget cooking with kimchee, salmon or ricotta. Try winning over the judges — including celebrity chef Corbin Tomaszeski of the Food Network’s Dinner Party Wars — with the help of canned tomatoes, Cheerios and bagels.