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, 2019


  • Program connects farmers and grocery stores to tackle food waste
  • Dietitians share what they wish more people knew about eating disorders
  • There is a simple way to improve the world’s food systems

"News in Brief" for February 22, 2019


  • Food sovereignty is not just about rights, but better physical health and emotional well-being
  • CFIA regulations on classifying milk products ‘badly out of date’
  • 6 health claims based on industry-funded food studies

"News in Brief" for February 21, 2019


  • Nearly half of basic income recipients were food insecure: Survey
  • Western University's new cafeteria food is probably not what you ate in school
  • A recipe for food appropriation?

"News in Brief" for February 20, 2019


  • Simcoe County farms unaffected by food guide changes
  • Plant diet proponents ignore other realities
  • Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause

"News in Brief" for February 19, 2019


  • 5 fake foods and food scams you need to avoid
  • How behavioral science can nudge consumers towards sustainable food decisions
  • Hospital wastes a third less food after this one change

"News in Brief" for February 15, 2019


  • McMaster students study the prevalence of food insecurity on campus
  • 'Healthy minds, healthy hearts': Cree youth tackle diabetes, addiction at conference
  • Is food dividing Canada?

"News in Brief" for February 14, 2019


  • Micronutrients in psychiatry: Sound science or just hype?
  • Study finds bacterial profile of breast milk differs when pumped first
  • Indigenous researchers plant seeds of hope for health and climate

"News in Brief" for February 13, 2019


  • Charlottetown sets table to improve local food system
  • Food safety on the table at world conference
  • This common preservative in processed food may be making you tired

"News in Brief" for February 12, 2019


  • Let’s get more food literate and help reduce waste
  • Eating 'ultraprocessed' foods accelerates your risk of early death, study says
  • Grocery-store based nutrition education improves eating habits

"News in Brief" for February 11, 2019


  • A healthy week-long meal plan for a family of 4 under $200
  • Leslie Beck: Is fruit just as healthy as vegetables on your plate?
  • Six Nations chef brings modern Iroquois cuisine, food sovereignty to Montreal

"News in Brief" for February 08, 2019


  • Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program launched at local schools
  • High rates of weight-based bullying found among LGBTQ adolescents
  • Plant-based burger battle heats up as culinary rivals roll out new products

"News in Brief" for February 07, 2019


  • Connecting student nutrition to locally-grown food
  • Hungry kids, hungry families need more support: director of Thunder Bay community group
  • Inuit making recommendations on Arctic shipping routes

"News in Brief" for February 06, 2019


  • Food Banks Canada for first time releases HungerCount digital report for all access
  • Hydroponic growing program bears fruit — or, rather, vegetables
  • P.E.I. daycares preparing for changes to food menus

"News in Brief" for February 05, 2019


  • Leslie Beck: Why increasing your fibre intake can add years to your life
  • Paleo and veganism have given birth to peganism. But is this new diet any good for you?
  • The worst nutrition advice this dietitian has heard (and wants you to ignore)

"News in Brief" for February 04, 2019


  • McMaster University study will explore the impact of basic income pilot on poverty reduction in Hamilton
  • $5.75 school lunches: New Westminster brings in meal program to reduce stigma, improve nutrition
  • Many global health threats linked to climate change

"News in Brief" for February 01, 2019


  • It’s ridiculously hard to eat local in the Yukon
  • No-waste grocery stores not a garbage idea to help tackle food waste
  • Arsenic and lead are in your fruit juice: What you need to know