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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 20, 2018

Will Doug Ford keep his promise to appoint a farmer to cabinet?
TVO

At a campaign stop in Lakeshore, Essex County, Doug Ford promised to appoint a farmer as minister of agriculture if elected premier.

Boycott against U.S. food not the best answer to Trump tariffs, economist says
CBC News

Dalhousie's Sylvain Charlebois says Canada and U.S. are too interconnected for a food boycott to work.

Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned
The Washington Post

Nutrition researchers and public health advocates long ago found artificial trans fats, a modified form of vegetable oil, raised “bad” cholesterol and contributed to heart disease.

Why children start emotional eating – and how it can affect them later in life
The Independent

Researchers say it could be a risk factor for obesity and eating disorders.