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

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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 21, 2017

More food coming from close to home
The Chronicle Journal

The City of Thunder Bay has raised total spending on Ontario and regional foods by more than 10 per cent since 2015, to 38.45 per cent last year.

Board of Health backs sugary beverage tax
ChathamDailyNews.ca

The Chatham-Kent Board of Health backed a letter to the federal Minister of Health recommending an excise tax of 10-20% be put on sugar-sweetened beverages sold in Canada.

Food fraud: study shows Canadians fear risks
Global News

A majority of Canadian consumers are concerned that the foods they eat may be counterfeit, a new study by Dalhousie University says.

Grow your own: How N.L. plans to produce more of its own food
CBC News

64,000 hectares of Crown land being turned into land for farming.

Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job helping kids eat healthy foods
Science Daily

If you know healthy eating is important for your kids but you also feel like it's easier said than done, you're not alone.

Fifth of world’s food is lost through waste and over-eating, new study finds
The Sun

More food is wasted than originally thought, with people eating ten per cent more than needed to meet nutritional needs.