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 June 30, 2015


  • Food waste fines come into effect July 1
  • Leslie Beck: Some low-fat options can actually expand your waistline
  • Growing interest in community gardens

"News in Brief" for June 29, 2015


  • Food waste at record levels as other Canadians go hungry
  • Healthy eating: Top tips to keep your family on the right path
  • Eat Think Vote campaign focuses on food policy

"News in Brief" for June 26, 2015


  • Eat Your Veggies, Off the Grill
  • Eating fresh and local
  • For healthy bones

"News in Brief" for June 25, 2015


  • Top 3 nutrition issues for endurance athletes
  • Food security advocates wary of new B.C. farmland regulations
  • Order up! Restaurant style choices come to local hospital

"News in Brief" for June 24, 2015


  • Understanding nutrition
  • Cold-pressed juice: convenient and superior nutrition or a fad?
  • Fresh food for all

"News in Brief" for June 23, 2015


  • Healthy snack ideas for the office
  • Ramadan fasting: Tips to stay healthy, hydrated
  • Is Canada’s Food Guide unrealistic?

"News in Brief" for June 19, 2015


  • Halifax considers mobile market to bring fresh food to 'food deserts'
  • Kids' restricted eating disorder 'more than just picky eating'
  • How arthritis sufferers can reduce inflammation through food

"News in Brief" for June 18, 2015


  • Reality Check: Superfoods, organic food, paleo and gluten-free diets
  • Tips on growing your own food in a small, urban space
  • Gratitude Bag allows for food bank donations from home

"News in Brief" for June 17, 2015


  • Proposed changes to nutrition labels a good start
  • Trans fats to be phased out in U.S.
  • Student food security research clinches Trudeau award

"News in Brief" for June 16, 2015


  • Making informed food decisions: How to read nutrition labels
  • Urban farming: not just growing food but communities
  • Students hungry for change

"News in Brief" for June 15, 2015


  • New online farmers' market launches in Waterloo and Guelph
  • Proposed new nutrition labels would offer more info on sugar
  • Government of Canada announces proposed new nutrition labels and tools

"News in Brief" for June 12, 2015


  • Pangnirtung food pantry puts new spin on food security
  • Medavie Health Foundation donates $1.25 million to Trillium Health Partners

"News in Brief" for June 10, 2015


  • Food labels could steer diners in a healthy direction: study
  • NYC Health Department proposes high-sodium warning on menus
  • Making informed food decisions

"News in Brief" for June 09, 2015


  • Canadian kids get a D-minus in annual report card on physical activity
  • 5 tips to help you eat for energy
  • Study shows high-fibre diet lowers risk of Type 2 diabetes

"News in Brief" for June 08, 2015


  • Halifax food security, poor health options focus of new report
  • Food security seeds sown in Richmond youth
  • The bitter truth about green veggies

"News in Brief" for June 05, 2015


  • Kate Park’s healthy summer snacks
  • Ontario Releases First Annual Local Food Report

"News in Brief" for June 04, 2015


  • 4 apps to improve health
  • Diet plays important part in children’s sporting success
  • U.S. federal cafeterias aiming to curb use of meat raised with antibiotics

"News in Brief" for June 03, 2015


  • EatGoGrow! inspires kids
  • Recipe renovation can improve your favourites
  • Week celebrates the cornucopia of Chatham-Kent agriculture

"News in Brief" for June 02, 2015


  • If you're going to eat your veggies, make it these five
  • Local Food Week: there's a lot to celebrate
  • Who do Canadians trust with their food?