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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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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"News in Brief" for March 11, 2016

Thousands of kids crunch on apples countrywide to promote local, healthy school food
Ottawa Citizen

Students from across the country were set to crunch into apples in their classrooms for an event Thursday aiming to promote local, healthy food programs in schools.

Southeast N.B. trying to attract more food tourism
CBC News

A food tourism forum in Shediac Wednesday brought in everyone to talk about the latest trends in the industry.

Low dollar won’t necessarily make 2016 a banner year for local produce
Alberta Farmer

Cash-strapped produce consumers may go for ‘most bang for their buck’ in beleaguered Albertan economy.

Cultured meat, milk and eggs poised to enter grocery stores
CTV News

Hen-less egg whites, cow-less milk and practically pig-less meat are projected to appear in grocery stores in an effort to reduce factory farming via cultured food.

'Ugly produce' could be a win-win for farmers and consumers
CTV News

Food industry experts say exposing shoppers to less-than-perfect fruits and vegetables can add to the bottom line of both consumers and farmers.

It’s not Ottawa’s job to tell us how much we should weigh
Maclean's

An editorial on the Senate's role in addressing obesity in Canada.

This food will make you feel fuller if you’re trying to lose weight
Global News

People trying to lose weight are often told to turn to fibre so they feel more satisfied after a meal but new research suggests protein does the trick as well.

An ‘ode’ to eating: Stimulating appetite among dependent older people
Food Navigator USA

Manufacturers and suppliers have a role to play in helping elderly people enjoy a sensory connection with food, says the co-founder of a device which stimulates appetite through the use of fragrance.