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 July 29, 2016


  • High school students at SHAD show their solutions to food security
  • McGill food science students win top prizes for plant-based burger, nutrient-rich stew
  • Kale in the Arctic: Inside an igloo greenhouse that could inspire fresh food production in the North

"News in Brief" for July 28, 2016


  • Ryerson students launch mushrooms into space
  • Langley residents challenged to eat local
  • Mooove over conventional dairy, milk buffalos are galloping in

"News in Brief" for July 27, 2016


  • Meet the banana man: Farm dedicated to Ontario-grown bananas, papayas and pineapple
  • Helping hungry students a key to improving schools in Canada
  • Baby greens pack a big nutritional punch

"News in Brief" for July 26, 2016


  • Eskasoni man builds gardens so people can have fresh food
  • Healthier children, happier children
  • Shop Canadian for Food Day Canada

"News in Brief" for July 25, 2016


  • Tax sugar, reduce obesity, say Heart and Stroke, Eastern Ontario Health Unit
  • Inuit traditional food scarcer, harder to manage: reports
  • New female nutrition guideline offers best practices for women’s health

"News in Brief" for July 22, 2016


  • Kids encouraged to drink more water
  • Will pulses fuel shift in food choices?
  • Eating oily fish may boost bowel cancer survival: study

"News in Brief" for July 21, 2016


  • Soy research fights food poisoning
  • Loblaw targets food-processing industry
  • What we can do about Canada's food waste problem

"News in Brief" for July 20, 2016


  • With capital and trust, Canada can become an agrifood powerhouse
  • Eat your veggies: How Colby Carrot got more kids to choose salad
  • New app puts food safety in consumers hands

"News in Brief" for July 19, 2016


  • Ottawa Hospital looking at ways to improve hospital food
  • 37 more communities eligible for full Nutrition North subsidies
  • Pregnant moms’ food choices tied to baby’s body composition: study

"News in Brief" for July 18, 2016


  • Dozens in Penticton to discuss how we can have more control over our food
  • Higher consumption of unsaturated fats linked with lower mortality
  • How Philly passed a tax on sugary drinks

"News in Brief" for July 14, 2016


  • Freezer in Kentville square provides free meals for residents in need
  • Tax sugary drinks: Health units
  • Newcomer Kitchen keeps Syrian food culture alive in Canada

"News in Brief" for July 13, 2016


  • Hunters want ability to donate game meat to N.L. food banks
  • Free-range, organic, omega-3: What type of eggs should I buy?
  • Sharing food boosts trust, study finds

"News in Brief" for July 12, 2016


  • Rooftop garden providing food for University of Saskatchewan students
  • Urban farming returning Detroit to its roots, but not without challenges
  • NEAT to bring food security program to international stage

"News in Brief" for July 11, 2016


  • Pacific salmon fisheries biodiversity underpins indigenous food security
  • Shipping container market brings healthy, cheap food to Moss Park
  • How sweet: A dietitian looks at pop, energy drinks … and taxes

"News in Brief" for July 08, 2016


  • Cobourg senior looks at the evolution of food
  • Food Insecurity: Toronto Food Policy Council’s Food by Ward report provides snapshot of food assets
  • Retailers’ intense rivalry and lower crop prices are set to cut your grocery bill

"News in Brief" for July 07, 2016


  • ​Healthy family dynamics key to fighting obesity in kids, says researcher
  • Food waste in Canada is the equivalent of 2% of our GDP
  • Loblaw sends tough price increase message to suppliers

"News in Brief" for July 06, 2016


  • Sudbury Food Bank taking orders for use of new community kitchen
  • Action needed from education ministers, federal government on student nutrition, says the Coalition for Healthy School Food
  • Government of Canada announces leading researcher to fight obesity and Related Chronic Diseases

"News in Brief" for July 05, 2016


  • Canadians throw away billions of dollars worth of food every year
  • Butter is healthier than the white bread you put it on, scientists say
  • Eating pasta could make you slimmer, claim Italian scientists

"News in Brief" for July 04, 2016


  • Food allergy testing device developed in Guelph could save lives
  • Food insecurity not just about low income
  • Nutrition program organizers concerned students may be hungry over summer