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 26, 2016

Whitchurch-Stouffville resident calls his unique business 'future of farming'
YorkRegion.com

Adam Care uses a shipping container to farm 4,000 plants and sells them to local buyers. He says it’s the first of its kind in Stouffville, and the second in Ontario.

Concerns over Nova Scotia nursing home food should lie with facility: premier
Global News

Nova Scotia’s premier is defending his government’s record on funding for nursing home food.

Food loop will promote locally grown goods near Osler, Sask.
CBC News

Farmers near Saskatoon are working together to provide more options for people venturing out of the city looking for locally grown produce.

Trying to lose weight? Study links excess weight, obesity to at least 8 cancers
Global News

The findings, out of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Cancer on Research suggest that limiting your weight gain over the course of decades will help you cut the risk of these cancers.

Males with more muscle don’t need more protein, study finds
NutraIngredients Europe

More protein intake equals more muscle growth, according to a Scottish study, but the amount of growth does not depend on an individual’s overall muscle mass.