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

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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 17, 2019

The case for a nutrition revolution
PBS

In ‘The Future of Food’ special series, Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Amanda Little, writer-in-residence at Vanderbilt University, about her new book, ‘The Fate of Food’ that focuses on the global challenges and possibilities in food production and nutrition.

Nunavut will get largest slice of $40 million federal harvester support program money
CBC

A national Inuit organization is pushing for Inuit to get a significant chunk of Ottawa's promised $40 million for a harvester support program — and Nunavut is poised to get the largest slice.

Online farmers market set to launch in Alberta
CTV News

Cultivatr is a new company on a mission to connect farmers across southern Alberta with consumers, while reducing food waste. Customers pre-buy products from local producers and it’s delivered straight to your home in 30 days.

What's so bad about processed foods? Scientists offer clues
CTV News

Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods has been linked to rising obesity rates around the world. Yet advice to limit processed foods can seem unhelpful, given how convenient they are and the growing array of products that fall into the category.

Danone CEO changes course as consumers shift toward plant-based food
The Globe and Mail

Danone SA chief executive officer Emmanuel Faber is forecasting that the global food industry will face a decade of changing consumer appetites in which demand will increasingly shift toward plant-based offerings.