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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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 21, 2015

Lunch, breakfast and beyond: Calgary school nutrition comes into focus
The Calgary Herald

If you’re walking the halls of Chestermere’s Our Lady of Wisdom School, don’t be surprised if you run into caped crusaders named Courageous Carrot, Bouncy Broccoli, or Wowtastic Water. They are among the school’s Healthy Heroes, who have been appointed to raise awareness about nutrition via food- and wellness-related challenges set for the school.

Student Food Summit an incubator for food ideas and projects
The National Post

Since 2004, the annual Summit acts as a sort of incubator of sustainable food ideas and projects, bringing students from across the country together to discuss issues of access, nutrition and ethical eating particular to their own specific communities and campuses, and campus food systems on the whole.

Following WestJet’s lead, Quaker tests waters of emotional advertising
The Globe And Mail

For the marketers at Quaker Oats Co., it’s a way to latch on to an advertising trend: Featuring real people in surprising, emotional situations is one way to attract impatient viewers on digital media that are crowded with advertising messages.

Multifood Supermarket opens in Windsor's west end
CBC News

A new independent grocery store opens Wednesday morning in the space where a Price Chopper once was in the west-end of the city. West-end residents have been without a big grocery store since 2012 when the Price Chopper closed its doors. The closure led to what some experts call a food desert.