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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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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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 March 26, 2015

Half Your Plate aims to get people to consume more fruits and vegetables
Atlantic Farm Focus

Colemans grocery store partnered with the Canadian Produce Marketing Association on the “Half Your Plate” initiative by inviting school kids to its stores all across the province. At the locations, registered dietitians taught the kids the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables and gave them some tips on how to prepare them and incorporate them into daily eating habits.

Feeding productivity and happiness: Employers often overlook value of nutrition
Calgary Herald

Want more productive, happier employees? Feed them! The 2014 Canadian Social Trends report by Statistics Canada reports that one in four workers are highly stressed on most days. Multiple studies have demonstrated that stress often triggers a desire to eat, especially for high-fat, high sugar foods that are not ideal for productivity.

Going hungry: Almost one in 10 Torontonians can't afford healthy food
Global News

Statistics Canada’s report on food insecurity measured the number of Canadians who can’t get the healthy food they need because they can’t afford it. A lot depends on where you live, and what your family looks like.

After-work eating dilemmas
The Telegram

For many of us, our busiest time is during the work week. Long working hours have been associated with eating in the car, convenience foods and more takeout and restaurant meals. Getting a healthy meal on the table after work doesn’t have to be stressful or difficult. Here are some simple tips to get a homemade dinner on the table fast.