Leadership Centre

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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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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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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

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"News in Brief" for June 26, 2018

Food bank takes fresh approach to food distribution
The Record

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region has unveiled a solution to the large amount of perishable food donations it receives on a daily basis — a new 578 square-foot space that will allow them to process and make better use of fresh food.

Majority of teenagers need food safety education
EurekAlert!

A new study from the University of Waterloo highlights a low level of awareness among youth around the proper precautions they need to take when it comes to handling food.

Social enterprise improves food security in Garden Hill First Nation
Rabble

Food insecurity is a pressing problem for thousands of Indigenous people living in remote reserves in the North of Manitoba. The new CCPA Manitoba report "Harnessing the Potential of Social Enterprise in Garden Hill First Nation" explores in-depth the themes around food insecurity, such as income, health issues related to food consumption, and traditional food culture.

The push is on to grow local in N.L.
The Western Star

Living in a province that has lots of rocky soil can leave Newfoundlanders on the island dependent on the mainland, but gardeners and farmers are determined to cultivate crops.

Economist Lawrence Haddad, Dr. David Nabarro awarded World Food Prize
The Toronto Star

The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries.