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 02, 2017

Hamilton Food Strategy Aims to Collaboratively Support Local Food & Farmers, Food Access for All, Food Literacy
Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance

Recognizing food’s powerful ability to build healthy, vibrant cities for all, the City of Hamilton is in the process of implementing a Food Strategy that has been developed with comprehensive cross-departmental collaboration and a system-wide approach.

More than half of Inuit in northern Canada don’t get enough food
Nunatsiaq Online

According to a new Statistics Canada report, a majority of Inuit adults in Nunavut continue to be hit hard by food insecurity, while those who are most vulnerable are hit the hardest.

Financial ties between nutrition researchers, Big Food raises questions
The Globe And Mail

Nutrition researchers and organizations provide valuable information, but many of those experts and groups are financially tied to food companies, raising questions about their independence.

Nutritional considerations for healthy aging and reduction in age-related chronic disease
Medical News Today

Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and societal burden of the "silver tsunami."

Fast Food Packaging May Contain Dangerous Chemicals
Popular Science

Goodies within wrappers probably aren't very good for us, but a new study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters suggests that the packaging itself might be just as perilous.

Time to put a Common Food Policy on the menu

Rather than focusing on what subsidies go to which farmers, ambitious reform of food and farming systems can help address some of the EU's most pressing problems.