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 17, 2019

Food ads targeting black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively promote unhealthy products

Companies increased food-related ad spending on black-targeted TV by 50 percent from 2013 to 2017.

Food safety in Canada could be affected by U.S. federal government shutdown, expert says
The Georgia Straight

Canada is by far the largest destination for U.S. exports of high-value agricultural products. Due to the U.S. government shutdown, the majority of these products are not being subject to food safety inspections. 

Vast majority of food waste takes place within the food industry - and not at the household level, study finds
The Globe and Mail

More than half of all food produced in Canada is wasted, with the food industry putting the vast majority of it into landfills, according to a new study.

Ford government's Greenbelt development plans mean more food insecurity for Ontario
Now Toronto

Ontario already loses 71 hectares of farmland to urban purposes every day – the PCs' Bill 66 will open up one of the last vestiges of small-scale agriculture in the province to development.

Why saving money on food is 'definitely a challenge' for millennials

Convenience and the abundance of food apps are two big reasons why some are overspending on meals.