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 December 22, 2014


  • Holiday feasting: 7 ways to stay healthy in the face of temptation
  • Nutrition North food subsidy program: What went wrong
  • Minister Ambrose announces winning submissions for The Play Exchange's ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Challenge

"News in Brief" for December 19, 2014


  • Year in review: 7 health and nutrition stories of 2014
  • 15 Top Diet Trends For 2015

"News in Brief" for December 18, 2014


  • Sudbury food co-op poised for expansion
  • Cost of healthy food soars
  • A splash of seasonal spice

"News in Brief" for December 17, 2014


  • New food waste disposal rules go into effect in Metro Vancouver Jan. 1
  • High-sodium restaurant meals persist, researchers find
  • Canadian restaurants’ high sodium levels ‘not a surprise’ to Ottawa

"News in Brief" for December 16, 2014


  • Holiday eating: Take this quiz to sharpen your nutrition smarts
  • Hunger pains: food prices hamper Nunavut
  • Is Sleep the Missing Factor in Weight Management?

"News in Brief" for December 15, 2014


  • Don't treat 'holiday drinks' the same as coffee
  • ‘There’s an obesity epidemic;’ Montreal city council to debate soda tax
  • ‘Healthy Start’ combating childhood obesity in Saskatchewan

"News in Brief" for December 12, 2014


  • CBC series to inspire healthy children change
  • Holiday parties can be difficult when you're dealing with cancer
  • What food banks need most this holiday season

"News in Brief" for December 11, 2014


  • Cost of healthy food keeps going up
  • Pamphlet a resource to fight hunger
  • Canada’s annual food waste a staggering $31B.

"News in Brief" for December 10, 2014


  • Durham dietitian Kathryn Chambers says beans are versatile, cheap and nutrition-packed
  • When junk food is close by, children suffer
  • Holiday baking: Sacrifice calories, not flavour, with these ingredient substitutions

"News in Brief" for December 08, 2014


  • Food tasting gets a thumbs up from students at Gaspereau Elementary
  • Are those ‘kid friendly’ foods actually healthy?
  • Is my insomnia making me gain weight?

"News in Brief" for December 05, 2014


  • Canadians waste a lot of food
  • Better menu labelling won’t keep us from getting fat, but it may be a nudge in the right direction
  • Peppermint coffee drinks have too much holiday cheer: The Dish

"News in Brief" for December 04, 2014


  • Food Cost Survey: Healthy food out of reach for many
  • Call to reduce junk food at check outs
  • Food banks don't solve poverty, but our elected leaders should

"News in Brief" for December 03, 2014


  • Ontario Strengthening Child Care Oversight
  • Eating disorders are a scourge in need of a strategy
  • Making the (food) deserts bloom

"News in Brief" for December 02, 2014


  • E.coli concerns prompt ground beef recall in western Canada
  • Food prices set to continue upward climb into 2015
  • Rules for eating healthy on the road

"News in Brief" for December 01, 2014


  • School district adds local food options to cafeteria menu
  • 5 common myths about food bank use in Canada
  • Hunger Report: Use of food banks soaring across Ontario