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 March 19, 2015

Organic food products recalled due to salmonella threat
CBC News

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling a number of products from the Simply Organic and Frontier brands due to possible salmonella contamination. The CFIA issued a release late Tuesday saying the products have been sold nationally and online.

New centre aims to help people in low-income area make healthy food choices
CTV News

Preparing healthy meals can be out of reach for many who live in low-income communities like Gilbert Park, a neighbourhood in the northwest part of Winnipeg. A new community centre designed to make choosing better food easier opened Friday in the community - a first for western Canada.

Moncton program offers fresh, healthy food to those in need
Global News

Greater Moncton residents are taking advantage of an affordable food program for people who don’t always have access to fresh, healthy food. The program is called “It’s Good!” and available for anyone in need. They wanted to create an inclusive service that encourages eating healthy food. The bags and baskets are full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Nutrition awareness arrives with a crunch
Toronto Observer

FoodShare’s “Great Big Crunch” program kicked off nutrition month with more than 130,000 students registered online to participate in the city’s eighth annual synchronized apple crunch. The event promotes food literacy and highlights the year-round availability of Ontario apples and vegetables.

Eat your way to productivity
The Telegram

It’s well known that good nutrition can trim the waistline and reduce the risk for many chronic diseases. But did you know that eating well can also increase concentration and productivity and reduce stress? So how do you eat and drink to boost energy at work? It’s probably not what you thought.