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, 2019

Liberals announce national food policy with $134-million pledge to improve access
The Globe and Mail

On Monday, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau finally announced the launch of the $134-million policy. She also revealed for the first time the overarching goal: to provide all Canadians with “access to a sufficient amount of safe, nutritious and culturally diverse food.”

Rising food prices worry 90% of Canadians as federal election nears
News Wire

Rising food prices worry nearly 9 in 10 Canadians ahead of the upcoming federal election, according to a major new opinion poll released today (Tuesday). Fear of rising food prices is consistent across all regions, demographic groups, and political parties.

Canada’s single-use plastics ban: What we know so far and what you can do to recycle better
The Globe and Mail

Every year, Canadians discard millions of tonnes of plastic garbage that our recycling system can’t handle. Now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to tackle that problem at its source and has promised to ban “harmful single-use plastics” such as bags, cutlery and plates by 2021.

10 frozen food safety myths debunked
TODAY

Freezing leftovers? Follow this guide to ensure the best results when storing and reheating your favorite foods.