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 07, 2017

Two centuries and counting for Toronto's last farming family
The Star

Dale Reesor still grows crops on farmland that his family has worked since the 1800s.

Sea lice sparks salmon showdown in N.L.
CBC News

A new analysis blames a surge in sea lice for driving up the price of salmon while its global population declines, but just how big of a foe is the little parasite?

Makin' eggs: Gatineau chicken farmers offer scoop on running backyard coop
CBC News

Gatineau council to consider proposal to allow 50 chicken coops in the city.

Are more expensive groceries actually healthier? How the price of food influences our perception of its benefits
National Post

At a time when the term “clean eating” has become de rigueur, a new study reveals that people believe the more you spend on food, the healthier it is.

No evidence of link between fruit and veg consumption and reduction in overall cancer cases: Major Japan study
Nutra Ingredients.com

There is insufficient evidence of a link between fruit and vegetable consumption and a reduction in the number of overall cancer cases, according to a pooled analysis of large-scale cohort studies from Japan.

South Pacific islands ban western junk food and go organic
The Guardian

Leaders of Vanuatu province want to turn local people and tourists away from unhealthy imports in favour of locally grown crops and seafood.