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 24, 2019

Survey results from basic income project reveal housing, mental health struggles
CBC

Just days before a legal challenge of the cancelled basic income pilot project goes to court, data from a survey examining the lives of the participants at the start of the program shows the intense stress many of them were living under every single day.

Food insecurity overlooked in new Canada Food Guide says Dalhousie professors
Halifax Today

Dalhousie University's Dr. Sara Kirk believes the changes to Canada's Food Guide are long overdue. However, she says the one factor not addressed in the new guide is food insecurity.

A nudge away from nougat: Study shows context matters for healthy food choices
The Chronicle

We're more likely to eat lettuce if it's near junk food on the shelf, according to a new study by Duke researchers.

Hundreds of homemade food businesses flourish under state food freedom laws
Forbes

Almost four years after America’s first “food freedom” law was enacted, hundreds of new local businesses have sprouted across three states, and without a single outbreak of a foodborne illness.

Why you should make family meals a priority
Knox News

Research in fields ranging from psychology to chronic disease prevention has found that family meals are a gateway to establishing a plethora of lifelong healthy behaviors in children.