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 February 28, 2017


  • Flying Dust First Nation producing healthy food options
  • How much protein is too much?
  • Industry Self-Regulation of Marketing to Kids is Worthless - McDonald's Edition

"News in Brief" for February 27, 2017


  • Dalhousie researchers launch kid-friendly healthy eating app
  • Study finds that Canadian consumers are concerned about food fraud
  • Should The Poor Be Barred From Buying Junk Food With Food Stamps?

"News in Brief" for February 24, 2017


  • Food bank items being sold on the street: hidden camera probe
  • Re-thinking Canada's Food Guide 'a tall order', but P.E.I. dietitians have suggestions
  • Good or bad fats? The scoop about saturated fat for your heart health

"News in Brief" for February 23, 2017


  • Ottawa hydroponics startup The Growcer sees growth opportunity in fresh food
  • Canadian Obesity Network’s image bank offers media alternatives to hurtful stereotypes
  • Do we still need 3 square meals a day or is all-day breakfast the new normal?

"News in Brief" for February 22, 2017


  • Oakville mayor visits school and hears no student should go hungry in Halton
  • Gas, bloat among top digestive woes: Canadian dietitians
  • Child obesity could be partly inherited from parents: study

"News in Brief" for February 21, 2017


  • More food coming from close to home
  • Board of Health backs sugary beverage tax
  • Food fraud: study shows Canadians fear risks

"News in Brief" for February 17, 2017


  • Let’s talk: food security
  • Food prices to rise in 2017
  • Okanagan College students tackle food security with Refreshing idea

"News in Brief" for February 16, 2017


  • Take the Fight out of Food this March during Nutrition Month
  • Highway closures in B.C. raise concerns about local food security during disaster
  • Celebrity advice could have a negative impact on your health

"News in Brief" for February 15, 2017


  • Innovation shortens the gap in winter local food supply
  • Cooking challenge pushes local, in-season food
  • Canadian food banks turn to farming amid declining donations

"News in Brief" for February 14, 2017


  • As cost of healthy food rises 10 per cent, health unit advocates for minimum income
  • Waging war on sugar
  • Double-fortified salt to improve nutrition for 24 million in Uttar Pradesh

"News in Brief" for February 13, 2017


  • Grocery guide shows newcomers where to get a taste of home
  • Monique Keiran: Four food groups or four lobby groups?
  • Canada’s own hybrid pear could feed a growing appetite for the fruit and local produce

"News in Brief" for February 10, 2017


  • Kid Food Nation
  • Customers, food banks hit by No Frills closures
  • Alberta’s food industry in a rut: Stats Can

"News in Brief" for February 09, 2017


  • Lower Sackville, NS to see community food garden sprout soon
  • 'Good food is good medicine'
  • Buyer beware: Why food fraud is on the rise in Canada

"News in Brief" for February 08, 2017


  • Insect nutrition niche pays dividends for B.C. startup
  • Can food fight Islamophobia?
  • Food insecurity may hinder children’s mental and physical development: Review

"News in Brief" for February 07, 2017


  • Two centuries and counting for Toronto's last farming family
  • Sea lice sparks salmon showdown in N.L.
  • Makin' eggs: Gatineau chicken farmers offer scoop on running backyard coop

"News in Brief" for February 06, 2017


  • Alberta forum dishes out education about sustainable food
  • Man-made wetlands can solve flooding, drought problems
  • Inside the Race to Invent Fish Free-Fish Fish Food

"News in Brief" for February 03, 2017


  • Toonies for Tummies program gives Toronto students a healthy breakfast
  • L.A. Food Truck Project Shows Trickiness of Healthy Eating
  • Giving our business to India

"News in Brief" for February 02, 2017


  • Hamilton Food Strategy Aims to Collaboratively Support Local Food & Farmers, Food Access for All, Food Literacy
  • More than half of Inuit in northern Canada don’t get enough food
  • Financial ties between nutrition researchers, Big Food raises questions

"News in Brief" for February 01, 2017


  • The Strategy to Prioritize Ontario’s Food and Nutrition
  • Stop marketing our kids to death with ads for foods and drinks, Heart and Stroke urges
  • Grow North Aims To Get You Growing Your Own Food