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 29, 2018


  • Canadians are world-class in wasting food, says study
  • New tariffs could eventually raise food prices: Empire CEO
  • California, of all places, has banned soda taxes. How a new industry strategy is succeeding.

"News in Brief" for June 28, 2018


  • Better diets can save Canadians $13.8 billion annually, says U of A study
  • To achieve food security for all, build trust with communities
  • Utilizing genomics to create rice, food security

"News in Brief" for June 27, 2018


  • Students learn healthy eating habits through Green Apple Program
  • Benefit or burden? The cities trying out universal basic income
  • Federal grants help schools put crunch in their lunch

"News in Brief" for June 26, 2018


  • Food bank takes fresh approach to food distribution
  • Majority of teenagers need food safety education
  • Social enterprise improves food security in Garden Hill First Nation

"News in Brief" for June 25, 2018


  • The importance of proper nutrition for people with swallowing disorders
  • Minimum wage hike helps pay for food
  • One in two Indigenous children in danger of going to school hungry

"News in Brief" for June 22, 2018


  • Power of Produce aims to bring farmers closer to urban kids
  • Seniors and food: The dish on care home menus
  • Don’t let supply management myths spoil the milk

"News in Brief" for June 21, 2018


  • Finding it hard to cut down on processed foods? Here's why
  • FDA to seek a 'sensible solution' to labeling sugars on pure honey, maple syrup products
  • Irish scientists discover nutrients that slow Alzheimer’s Disease

"News in Brief" for June 20, 2018


  • Will Doug Ford keep his promise to appoint a farmer to cabinet?
  • Boycott against U.S. food not the best answer to Trump tariffs, economist says
  • Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned

"News in Brief" for June 19, 2018


  • From deep roots, NDG Food Depot emerges with new name, expanded role
  • First Nations youth grow cultural and culinary knowledge through gardening program
  • Up to a quarter of seafood sold in Vancouver is mislabelled, study shows

"News in Brief" for June 18, 2018


  • It's wild salmon health vs. money and jobs as B.C.'s fish farm fight comes to a head
  • MSP Task Force recommends tax on sugary drinks
  • Valuing gluten-free foods relates to health behaviors in young adults

"News in Brief" for June 15, 2018


  • Public-health experts applaud New Brunswick’s decision to ban chocolate milk, fruit juice in schools
  • From farm to factory, Canadian dairy industry has no time for Trump
  • Senator Eggleton tables motion to launch a National Nutrition Program for Children and Youth

"News in Brief" for June 14, 2018


  • PHU advocating for solution to reduce food insecurity
  • Guelph, Wellington county's food waste work now part of international study
  • Changes to food safety rules could lead to faster recalls, federal agency say

"News in Brief" for June 13, 2018


  • Pay what you can at this grocery store in the Junction
  • Food policy on the menu as global experts descend on UCalgary
  • Updated policy to ban chocolate milk and juices in New Brunswick schools

"News in Brief" for June 11, 2018


  • Canadian men live unhealthy lifestyles: Study
  • Trump attacks put fresh focus on Canada's supply-managed dairy system
  • American toddlers consume too much added sugar

"News in Brief" for June 08, 2018


  • Pay farmers for healthy food, says MPs
  • The restaurant chain with nothing but food waste on the menu
  • Tufton announces restriction on sugary drinks In schools

"News in Brief" for June 07, 2018


  • Ontario’s healthy school fundraiser launches province-wide
  • Conquering childhood obesity will take legislative action, conference told
  • Nearly one in five infants' diets fall short on iron, a key nutrient for brain development

"News in Brief" for June 06, 2018


  • Coca-Cola building $85M dairy production facility in Peterborough
  • Free public sessions to teach Islanders healthy food choices
  • On days food stamps are issued, grocery stores push soda sales—but only in low-income neighborhoods

"News in Brief" for June 05, 2018


  • Sharing food and faith: Calgary buzzing with fast breaking events over Ramadan
  • Egg sales soar as Canadians jump at all-day breakfast
  • Baked goods may contain less added sugar than labels suggest, study finds

"News in Brief" for June 04, 2018


  • Fiddlehead fears: Worries of toxic floodwaters dry up sales of New Brunswick’s spring staple
  • Teen girls who diet more likely to smoke, binge drink, study finds
  • Children and teens should avoid energy drinks

"News in Brief" for June 01, 2018


  • Sudbury dietitian looks at the benefits of adding bugs to your diet
  • Vending va-va-voom
  • Breast cancer: A low-fat diet may improve survivors' outlook