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 10, 2016

Access to food is a human right: SFU researcher
Metro News

New study from Simon Fraser University finds Vancouver’s homeless and mentally ill suffer from “extremely high” prevalence of food insecurity.

A&W Canada gets sales boost from chain’s focus on food quality
The Globe and Mail

A&W Food Services Canada is now expanding rapidly in Canada despite the challenging environment fast-food giants face.

Warming climate linked to increase in food poisoning from oysters
CBC News

Rising global temperatures are clearly linked to increasing waterborne food poisoning, particularly from eating raw oysters, along with other nasty infections, a new study shows.

Mexico’s unhealthy eating tax one year on: reduced sugar spending and potential EU implications
Food Navigator Europe

Mexican shoppers bought less calorific and sugary foods in the year after the ‘sugar tax’ was introduced, say researchers.

Scott Stinson: Puzzling dearth of concessions food at Rio Olympics forces something close to emergency measures
National Post

Scott Stinson remarks "there has been a remarkable dearth of food available at the concession stands at many of the Olympic venues".