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 20, 2015

Ontario Challenges Niagara Kids to be More Active and Healthy
Ontario Newsroom

Niagara Region is among 45 communities selected to take part in The Healthy Kids Community Challenge, which promotes healthy eating, physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices for children. The region is receiving $1.125 million from Ontario to fund local community projects.

ASC Releases Report on Children's Food and Beverage Advertising
Broadcaster Magazine

Advertising Standards Canada today released its seventh annual Canadian Children's Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative: 2014 Compliance Report. The Report confirms the continuing high level of compliance by the 18 companies participating in the CAI in meeting their program commitments from January 1 – December 31, 2014.

Why you need more vitamin D than you’re probably getting
The Toronto Star

"No matter how healthy your diet, you can’t get enough Vitamin D from food. And Canadians live too far north to deliver enough ultraviolet light from the sun, which produces most of our vitamin D" says  Dr. Reinhold Vieth  from the University of Toronto. 

Appetite for healthy food leads to opportunity
The Kingston Whig-Standard

Kate Cochrane is taking the lead in helping get healthy food to the community. Cochrane and partner Wes Mulder have launched a local Heart to Home Meals franchise, which makes, delivers and unpacks frozen home-style meals, soups and desserts aimed at seniors to give them more convenience and independence to live on their own.