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
The Chronicle Herald

Last year, more than 3,000 Nova Scotians signed up for the club, and the co-operative hopes to get 5,000 people to commit to make 50 per cent of their diet local this September. The idea initially grew out of an informal group in Cape Breton that pledged to eat more local food for a month in the fall of 2013.

You can’t spell ‘nutrition’ without ‘nut’
The Toronto Star

The noise about nuts’ nutritional attributes is louder than ever, and they’re available in a growing array of flavours, portions and locations. So do nuts’ nutritional assets live up to the industry hype?

Alberta principals want government-funded food program: survey
The Edmonton Sun

The Alberta policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention surveyed 363 principals on their views on food-related policies. Along with publishing the results of the survey, the APCCP is calling on the provincial government to honour its election promise of phasing in a school lunch program province-wide.