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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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

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"News in Brief" for June 29, 2018

Canadians are world-class in wasting food, says study
Hamilton News

One of the primary problems is the country’s best-before dates stamped on containers that can cause confusion among people who throw out food that may still be edible.

New tariffs could eventually raise food prices: Empire CEO
The Star

The Canadian government announced it would impose retaliatory tariffs on July 1 on a wide range of American products in response to U.S. tariffs on some Canadian steel and aluminum products.

California, of all places, has banned soda taxes. How a new industry strategy is succeeding.
The New York Times

The bill to pre-empt taxes is part of a wider industry effort to skip cities and go straight to the states.

Concerns about GMOs prompt consumer demand for labels
Food Dive

A recent online survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation found that shoppers will typically avoid foods containing GMOs if possible.

The future of food may be cooking with chemical compounds

The process can feed more people, prevent food spoilage and save energy, according to Herve This, a French chemist.