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 18, 2018

It's wild salmon health vs. money and jobs as B.C.'s fish farm fight comes to a head
CBC News

The provincial government has big decisions to make as leases for 20 fish farms are set to expire June 20.

MSP Task Force recommends tax on sugary drinks
Global News

The province’s Medical Service Plan Task Force has recommended B.C. make sugary drinks more expensive.

Valuing gluten-free foods relates to health behaviors in young adults

New study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics finds that individuals who value gluten-free foods are more likely to engage in healthier eating habits but are also more likely to have unhealthy weight control behaviors.

Food high in fat and carbs are like ‘drugs of abuse’ claims Yale study
Metro UK

Our brains have adapted to see foods that combine fats and carbs as being more energy dense (which they are). 

Football World Cup is golden opportunity to show obesity the red card
The Telegraph

It’s ironic that the drivers of the obesity crisis (e.g. big soda, big food, big alcohol) are allowed to sponsor elite athletic events.