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 21, 2018


  • Vertical gardens make healthy food more accessible
  • Immigrant and refugee children at risk of health problems due to western diet
  • 7 principles of true healthy eating

"News in Brief" for December 20, 2018


  • 12 foods to boost brain function
  • 'You are where you live': New study finds your postal code may affect your health
  • New study links a junk food diet to a higher risk of depression

"News in Brief" for December 19, 2018


  • 'Foraging for formula': How food insecurity puts newborns at risk
  • Is there an optimal diet for humans?
  • Sorry, but superfood is a 'nutritionally meaningless term'

"News in Brief" for December 18, 2018


  • Canadian food agency recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli fears
  • The gift of cooking: Five fun and healthy recipe books for kids
  • Here’s what a registered dietitian packs to eat while traveling

"News in Brief" for December 17, 2018


  • Leading voice on food waste puts emphasis on cities to find solutions
  • Winnipeg Harvest school breakfast program helps feed kids on weekends
  • Is orthorexia the eating disorder for the digital age?

"News in Brief" for December 14, 2018


  • Opinion: If you want cheaper produce, stop the grab for farmland
  • Making food equality a goal
  • The 17 most-read food stories of 2018

"News in Brief" for December 13, 2018


  • Roads, airships, basic income solutions worth exploring, says report on northern food insecurity
  • Opinion: Indigenous gardens boost food sovereignty in Canada
  • What to consider before you donate to a food bank

"News in Brief" for December 12, 2018


  • MPP wants new regulations for 'organic' foods in Ontario
  • Health Canada changes how rules for marketing food to kids will be applied
  • Inuit leaders say Nutrition North changes welcome, but more to be done

"News in Brief" for December 11, 2018


  • Flour, frozen fruit get increased subsidies in major Nutrition North update
  • Our government must do more to encourage healthy, sustainable eating
  • Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get colour boosts

"News in Brief" for December 10, 2018


  • Food banks no solution to rising cost of groceries in Canada, argues anti-poverty advocate
  • How we can raise kids to have healthy relationships with food, themselves and all kinds of bodies
  • How Atlanta is turning ex-cons into urban farmers

"News in Brief" for December 07, 2018


  • Buy local to keep grocery bills down as vegetable and fruit prices expected to rise: Experts
  • She’s planting the seeds of Indigenous food sovereignty
  • CBD edibles expected to be a breakout nutrition trend in 2019

"News in Brief" for December 06, 2018


  • Leamington Gleaners send another shipment of food to northwestern Ontario
  • PC government reverses ban on chocolate milk, juice sales in schools
  • Dietary fat: From foe to friend?

"News in Brief" for December 05, 2018


  • 11 diet changes to make during every decade
  • 52 of the world’s most out-there myths about food
  • Average Canadian family to pay $400 more for groceries next year: report

"News in Brief" for December 04, 2018


  • Number of Ontario seniors who used food banks jumped a 'staggering' 10% last year
  • Your meals are speeding up climate change, but there's a way to eat sustainably
  • FoodPrint: Helping consumers shop, cook and eat more sustainably

"News in Brief" for December 03, 2018


  • Why this Registered Dietitian tells (some of) her patients to avoid kale salads
  • Fad diets may help with weight loss, but they can also mess with your brain
  • Big Food versus Canada's Food Guide