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 06, 2016

High-protein yellow peas pump up products
Manitoba Co-Operator

Adding yellow pea flour to recognized products like instant noodles can help improve nutritional value.

Winter greens: P.E.I. farmers taking a more year-round approach
CBC News

The first snow is down across Prince Edward Island, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a good, Island-grown salad.

Canada’s food guide should be modernized with consumers in mind
The Globe and Mail

Sylvain Charlebois remarks "Health Canada is now working on a new guide and has demonstrated a very different attitude toward industry in recent weeks."

Taste the New Next: Loblaw challenges Canadians to try something unexpected in 2017
CNW: Canada NewsWire

Loblaw brought together a group of experts ranging from professional and home chefs and registered dietitians, to academics and a futurist to form the Loblaw Food Council.

Amazon opens line-free grocery store Amazon Go in challenge to supermarkets
The Globe and Mail

Amazon.com Inc has opened a brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without lines or checkout counters, kicking off new competition with supermarket chains.

Nestle touts new technology to reduce sugar in chocolate
CNBC

Nestle says its researchers have found a way using only natural ingredients to change the structure of sugar particles.