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 14, 2016

Province wide program helping kids to eat healthy
The Labradorian

The Heart and Stroke foundation has been working in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro for the past four years to focus on the nutrition of children in the province.

Leslie Beck: Nuts in your diet may help you live longer, study finds
Globe and Mail

According to a large study, eating a small portion of nuts each day protects against heart disease, diabetes, cancer, even premature death.

Holiday food traditions from around the world
Global News

Take a delicious trip around the world to see what different cultures eat during the holidays.

Companies, retailers must do more to make the healthy choice the easy choice, CSPI says
Food Navigator USA

Consumer interest in healthy eating is at an all-time high, and in many ways food and beverage manufacturers are rising to meet this demand by cutting calories from across their portfolios and offering more better-for-you options -- but the Center for Science in the Public interest says companies can do more.

New rules may curb classroom cupcakes
New York Times

Federal school nutrition rules from the Department of Agriculture now require school districts participating in federal lunch or breakfast programs to come up with a nutritional standard for all foods and drinks offered to children at school, including those served by parents at classroom parties and treats awarded by teachers as prizes for a correct answer.

The sugar wars
The Atlantic Magazine

This magazine article describes the unresolved case against sugar.