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 20, 2019

Canadian food prices are accelerating. Blame weather and Donald Trump.
HuffPost

Consumer prices are rising faster in Canada than the experts had been predicting, and while bad weather is playing a part, the Trump administration’s trade wars may be making things worse.

Sask. senator opposes law banning junk food marketing to kids, calling it the 'bread is bad' bill
CBC

Senator, Pamela Wallin, one of the critics of the bills, says her problem with the bill is the term "unhealthy foods". Anything with more than five per cent fat, salt, sugar could be deemed unhealthy and lead to limiting advertising on foods like breads or dairy, she argued.

The tyranny of workplace food-shamers
The Atlantic

Even though weight can be a touchy subject, the ideas that weight loss is always positive and that being thin is a reliable indicator of overall health can make weight feel like an appropriate topic for workplace bonding. After all, size is public and observable.

Food and climate - It's not just about hamburgers
Forbes

A new study from Oxford published in the journal Science showed some interesting results about our food and our climate. The study investigated the complexities of the world's agriculture to determine the broad environmental impacts of food production.

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here’s what I learned about the growing meatless movement
CNBC

From Beyond Meat going public to Burger King rolling out a plant-based burger, and Tyson Foods recently announcing plant-based nuggets, one thing is becoming clear: a meatless revolution is upon us.