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 23, 2015


  • Food product design a new project for junior high students
  • Eight local products made with GTA-sourced ingredients
  • A taste of what's to come: Food and drink trends to watch out for in 2016

"News in Brief" for December 22, 2015


  • Ontario farm converts from pigs to shrimp in hopes of jumbo profits
  • Food security for urban homesteaders
  • Top 3 food and nutrition trends for 2016

"News in Brief" for December 21, 2015


  • Another serving of raw food provokes hunger strike from Regina inmates
  • Food bank shelves still near half empty
  • Halifax Superstores warn of short supply due to weather, dollar

"News in Brief" for December 18, 2015


  • 2015 a tough year for Ontario’s mid-sized dairy processors
  • Three ways U of T engineers are addressing food and nutrition issues around the world
  • New study reveals Canadian attitude towards free-from products

"News in Brief" for December 17, 2015


  • Sask.'s Brad Wall hoping U.S. meat labelling law will be repealed
  • Canadian food prices rising, but still a bargain
  • Organic groceries go discount as Walmart Canada rolls out new label

"News in Brief" for December 16, 2015


  • Move over fries. Health unit gets fruit on the snack menu in Tecumseh, LaSalle
  • In the heart of the oilsands, a food crisis worsens
  • Pollinating insects have always played a big part in helping you prepare a Christmas dinner

"News in Brief" for December 15, 2015


  • Kingstonians learn about the links between food and climate change
  • Small ice cream maker says labelling rules are bad for business
  • No such thing as ‘bad’ foods

"News in Brief" for December 14, 2015


  • What should be Toronto's official food?
  • Downtown Edmonton needs four more grocery stores: U of A study
  • Label genetically modified foods, Yukon farmer urges Trudeau

"News in Brief" for December 11, 2015


  • Problems persist with Arctic food subsidy: researcher
  • How to cook for one: Experts offer tips
  • 9 classic South Asian foods that are both nutritious and delicious

"News in Brief" for December 10, 2015


  • Sackville Farmers’ Market starting refugee food fund
  • Your grocery bill could rise 4% next year; meat, fruit and veggies up the most
  • UberEats expands Toronto food delivery

"News in Brief" for December 09, 2015


  • Frontlines’ Catering Careers offers free program to help young adults enter food industry
  • What should be the official food of Regina and Saskatoon?
  • Food lovers gather for wild game night at Edmonton's RGE RD

"News in Brief" for December 08, 2015


  • Food banks were never meant to be permanent
  • New guideline for food bank donation
  • 4STARFood.ca : A New Year's resolution for Canada's workplaces

"News in Brief" for December 07, 2015


  • Farmers looking to grow interest among young people
  • New First Nations partnership to help with high food costs in northern Ontario
  • Working full time, but still relying on Toronto's food banks

"News in Brief" for December 04, 2015


  • City of Hamilton wants to take tender fruit land out of the greenbelt
  • P.E.I. home and school says profits shouldn't come before feeding kids
  • 'Less is more': Trend toward fewer ingredients to continue in 2016

"News in Brief" for December 03, 2015


  • Artificial sweeteners may not boost calorie intake or body weight
  • Breast milk site to open in Winnipeg; donations to help sick babies
  • Coca-Cola under fire over ad showing Coke handout to indigenous people

"News in Brief" for December 02, 2015


  • Cote des Neiges-NDG wants to limit access to fast food
  • Buying groceries a long trek for family in Winnipeg food desert
  • Market gardens not the answer to B.C.’s food challenges

"News in Brief" for December 01, 2015


  • Undervalued: The revolving door of dietitians
  • Sounds of the Season donations to benefit Toronto's only mobile food bank
  • Vancouver Food Bank concerned tax incentive for corporate donations could do more harm than good