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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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

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"News in Brief" for January 29, 2019

First Nations, Inuit and Métis food guides may be coming, Health Canada indicates
APTN News

Canada’s new food guide announced earlier this week in Montreal may not be relatable for many Indigenous people, but Health Canada officials say there are Indigenous-specific resources coming for First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Agriculture should welcome evidence-based consultations — and demand more of them
RealAgriculture

For the first time, agricultural groups were excluded from the food guide consultation process. The government’s argument was decisions should be made by scientists and experts, not lobbyists. Rather than refute this position, agriculture should demand more of it.

From farm to table to sustainability
Restobiz

The local food movement has sparked a boom of urban pastoral destinations that introduce city dwellers to meat raised and produce grown at nearby farms. This article explores the social, environmental, and economic impacts of this movement.

International treaty needed to stop 'Big Food' industry driving obesity and climate change, report says
Independent

Lobbying by multinational corporations and trillions in government subsidies for unsustainable agriculture and fossil fuels are driving obesity, malnutrition and climate change, a major report has warned.

The murky ethics of the ugly-produce business
The Atlantic

America’s wonkiest fruits and vegetables have ignited a food war.