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 06, 2019

Bad, clean and guilty: Terms that make dietitians cringe
The Hamilton Spectator

The words we use matter. Our choice of language not only mirrors our way of thinking, it also has the power to shape our attitudes and behaviours That's why so many food and nutrition professionals cringe at much of the conversation around food and health today.

Beyond Meat's home in the meat aisle sparks food fight
Journal Pioneer

In a bid to directly compete with ground beef and pork sausage, Beyond Meat Inc bills itself the world's first plant-based burger sold in the meat case of U.S. grocery stores. But interviews with nine U.S. grocery chains show that retailers are still figuring out Beyond Meat's best fit in their shopping aisles.

Love Food Hate Waste: The environmental impact of avoidable food waste
The Georgia Straight

In the course of your life, how much food do you think you’ve thrown away? If that seems like an overwhelming question, then it should be. Chances are, like most Canadians, you’re probably underestimating the answer.

More diets, more weight: Is the way we use social media leading us to obesity?

A recent analysis made by doctors from Corpometria Institute, the first center for the prevention of bariatric surgery in the world, shows that the world has never been dieting so much as today. And yet obesity prevalence keeps increasing, in a similar speed as diet attempts.

Ontario releases Local Food Report
Ontario News

When we know where our food comes from and support those who grow, harvest and make it, we strengthen our local communities, support a sustainable environment, create jobs and boost the economy.