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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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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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 13, 2015

Saturated fat isn't linked with increased risk of death: study
CBC News

Saturated fats should still be eaten in moderation. But when compared to other evils, a new study shows, they're not quite as bad as we might have thought.

Parkdale teens and local artist Jim Bravo working on a mural that connects community to food
Inside Toronto

This summer, six Parkdale teens have been working with local artists to create a mural that depicts the community’s connection to food. "It’s just something that’s been so fascinating for me, hearing all the different stories and connections people have to food. People were farmers before in India and Tibet and now they’re in a high-rise on Jameson with no access to land and food to grow.”

Chatham-Kent launches Super Kids program
Chatham This Week

With the message that it takes a community to raise a healthy child, Chatham-Kent unveiled Super Kids CK. “If we can teach our young kids, they'll grab the grandparents and parents to come out and play, and it's about playing as a family in our community,” said Mayor Randy Hope during a short ceremony to launch the program.

Spending quality time in kitchen with kids a fantastic way to bond and have fun
The Brandon Sun

Toronto-based registered dietitian Cara Rosenbloom started her children — daughter Kasey, now 8, and son Aubrey, 4 — on simple tasks when they were about 2 1/2. "When your children are preschool age or can follow the tasks that require a little bit of instruction they're ready to cook too," she says.