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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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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"News in Brief" for August 05, 2016

Healthy appetite: Sobey’s dietitian in high demand
Winnipeg Sun

This Sobey's dietitian's role is to promote health for grocery shoppers, but every now and then she settles beefs in the dairy aisle.

Food companies try to find new appeal with strange colours
The Record

Colour can influence both how intense taste is perceived and whether we like the flavour of a food.

I'm sick of junk food at the register, and I'm not talking about grocery stores

Why are candy, chips, and cookies in the checkout aisle of just about every store—even ones that don't typically sell food?

When food firms cut the salt, what do they put in instead?
NPR Food

Many food manufacturers are turning to a potassium chloride salt that's meant to replace sodium chloride as salt.

Tobacco, fast food in easier reach of minority and low-income students

Schools with higher numbers of Hispanic, black, and low-income students are more likely to have tobacco retailers and fast-food restaurants in easy reach.