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 16, 2016

Tax credit for farmers who help fill food bank shelves
CBC News

Nova Scotia's provincial government announces a new incentive to encourage more farmers to donate to Nova Scotia food banks.

Nutrition labels on packaged foods to change: Health Canada
CBC News

Under amendments announced Wednesday to Canada's food and drug regulations, sugars in the future will be grouped together on packaged foods.

Trump may pose a threat to Michelle Obama’s legacy — and the health of Americans
The Toronto Star

The first lady has spent the past eight years championing anti-obesity initiatives and many fear the president-elect could reverse her efforts.

The climate change threat to food
Havard Gazette

Four experts gathered at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Tuesday for a panel concerning the impact of climate change on agriculture and the global food system.

Dietitians predict 2017 food trends that could change R&D strategies
Food Dive

Consumers will be less focused on popular food trends of the past few years, such as GMO-free, sustainable or gluten-free, according to the surveyed dietitians.

Gluten-free diet may not promote good intestinal health: Study
Food Navigator USA

Nearly one in five children with coeliac disease showed signs of continual intestinal damage, even with a strict regimen to a gluten-free diet.