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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 08, 2017

Insect nutrition niche pays dividends for B.C. startup
Business in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Coast Protein sources cricket flour for its protein bars from Canada’s only cricket farm, Ontario’s Entomo Farms.

Can food fight Islamophobia?
The Chronicle Herald

Halal is becoming more popular to different cultures.

Food insecurity may hinder children’s mental and physical development: Review
Food Navigator.com

Unreliable access to affordable, nutritious food has a significant bearing on a child's behaviour, academic performance and emotional well-being, a review has determined.

Preaching to the converted? Only dieters are responsive to healthy eating adverts
Food Navigator.com

Most people choose unhealthy snacks that are high in salt, fat and sugar regardless of whether they have watched adverts for healthy or unhealthy food, with only dieters choosing the healthy snack, according to research.

Food Stamp Restrictions May Encourage Healthy Eating, Discourage Grocers
KASU

Cookies, cake, potato chips, ice cream, soda, and energy drinks are some of the foods that would not be eligible for purchase with food stamps, under a "junk food" bill wending its way through the General Assembly.

First German supermarket sells waste food only
Deutsche Welle

The first supermarket to sell only salvaged food waste has opened in Germany. It marks a small step towards a zero-waste society - but a major shift in social awareness.