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 15, 2016

Saskatoon city vegetable farms prove you don't have to be rural to grow
CBC News

An urban agriculture project bringing city-grown vegetables to Saskatoon families is proving that farming isn't just for rural residents.

The war on meat: Is it harmful, healthy or both?
The Toronto Star

While meat gets a bad rap in the headlines, experts say the truth about its health impact is more complicated.

Why this food bank is turning away junk food
Civil Eats

The largest hunger-fighting organization in Washington, D.C. has put food-donating retailers on notice: no more candy, sugary sodas, or sheet cakes.

Replacing just one sugary drink with water could significantly improve health

If people replace just one calorie-laden drink with water, they can reduce body weight and improve overall health, according to a Virginia Tech researcher.

As sugary beverage sales decline, more consumers drink water to stave off hunger pangs
Food Navigator USA

Consumers are opting to drink water or no calorie beverages when hungry instead of eating food, a recent analysis by Packaged Facts’ says.