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 January 31, 2017


  • Health unit inspectors chew on online meal-sharers
  • $25,000 to fund Central Okanagan food production for food bank
  • Access to local food a growing concern

"News in Brief" for January 30, 2017


  • Food for all, not just the poor kids, more schools say
  • Hungry for some 'fuud'? Delivery service brings farmers market 'meal-kits' to B.C. doorsteps
  • He created edible clouds. Can he create a new future for food?

"News in Brief" for January 27, 2017


  • Nutrition: How to make friends with food even when you hate your body
  • NAFTA: Canada's agriculture industry hangs in the economic balance
  • These Foods Aren’t Genetically Modified but They Are ‘Edited’

"News in Brief" for January 26, 2017


  • The one way fast food may actually be ‘good’ for you
  • Farmers want and need mental health help: U of G
  • Soda pop tax? Feds examine financial side of a potential obesity-fighting tool

"News in Brief" for January 25, 2017


  • How Toronto students are helping women eat healthier at drop-in shelters
  • Plans are underway to transform Barrie's bus terminal into a food market
  • Mobile Food Market carries on

"News in Brief" for January 24, 2017


  • Top tip for making New Brunswickers healthier? Mandatory home ec in school
  • Government of Canada proposes new rules to strengthen food safety
  • Food choices govern food production, which has environmental impacts in a time of global climate change

"News in Brief" for January 23, 2017


  • Grow your own food with a 28-day winter garden challenge
  • How calorie counts on chain restaurant menus 'can have a lasting impact'
  • Loss of business could force McDonald's to reconsider nut decision, food security expert says

"News in Brief" for January 20, 2017


  • The high cost of food on First Nations reserves
  • What is behind the trend of local food?
  • What's In My Food? A Guide To The Ingredients List

"News in Brief" for January 19, 2017


  • Breakfast event highlights need for Guelph school food programs
  • Free leftovers? Quebec City restaurant's plan to feed the hungry draws visit from inspectors
  • In search of a sustainable, nutritious diet

"News in Brief" for January 18, 2017


  • Newmarket native determined to find way to grow food, pot on Mars
  • Urban agriculture pioneer Lufa Farms opens third rooftop greenhouse farm
  • ‘Align with the eaters’: Food Guide changes may benefit farmers

"News in Brief" for January 17, 2017


  • London restaurants: Plant food takes on new meaning
  • New Ottawa Public Health initiative brings fruit and veggies to corner stores
  • Seal meat may turn some stomachs, but Inuit country food is smart

"News in Brief" for January 16, 2017


  • Parkdale's Growing the Future program teaches kids cooking, gardening
  • Website shows work on food security in Labrador
  • Downtown Winnipeggers working it out without a major grocery store

"News in Brief" for January 13, 2017


  • Little Current arena menu now featuring healthy options
  • Two-thirds of packaged foods sold in Canada have added sugar: study
  • 5 habits worth cultivating in 2017

"News in Brief" for January 12, 2017


  • 'Bright future' for agriculture
  • Another possible magic bullet to cure obesity
  • Setting the table for a radically different Food Guide

"News in Brief" for January 11, 2017


  • Moncton food centre gets provincial funding to help build new kitchen
  • A sustainable diet for you can lead to a healthier planet for all of us
  • Leslie Beck: Why you need to mind your magnesium intake

"News in Brief" for January 10, 2017


  • North St. Lawrence Market dig delves deep into Toronto’s foodie history
  • Antioxidant found in breast milk prevents liver disease, study finds
  • Meat of the matter: Dissecting the good news

"News in Brief" for January 09, 2017


  • Radical transformation of food system needed
  • Sugar-free drinks no better for weight control
  • USDA offers healthy eating guide for small operators

"News in Brief" for January 06, 2017


  • Food insecurity: Western University students are planning a way to get unused food onto the tables of those in need
  • Why do we prefer food culture over actual cooking, and what does that say about the future of food?
  • Big questions about what carbon pricing means for the Canadian food sector

"News in Brief" for January 05, 2017


  • Calorie Counts
  • Teaching farm planned in front of high school
  • Take this nutrition quiz to help you eat better in 2017

"News in Brief" for January 04, 2017


  • New vertical garden allows Cloverdale food bank to serve up fresh greens
  • Calories on menus 'one sandbag in the levee' against weight problems
  • Self-described ‘fasting coach’ touts benefits of one-meal-a-day ‘Snake Diet’

"News in Brief" for January 03, 2017


  • TDSB serves 136,000 meals to students each day as child poverty rises
  • The post-holiday detox: What is it and is it good for you?
  • McDonald’s Canada still fighting to change junk food reputation