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 16, 2016

Halifax woman preserving African Nova Scotian culture through food
CBC News

Wendie Poitras recently coordinated an event in Halifax in collaboration with EDNA restaurant that featured an African Nova Scotia menu.

French’s ketchup becomes patriotic symbol after Loblaw restores brand
The Globe and Mail

When Loblaw announced that it was restoring French’s ketchup to its shelves, it was hailed as a victory for everything from the power of social media to the Canadian working class.

City's first food security report card highlights successes, challenges in the region
TB News Watch

Food security in the Thunder Bay Area has come a long way in a short amount of time but there's still a lot of room for growth.

Best-before date a guide to food quality, not safety: Experts
Toronto Sun

Health Canada advises not to eat food past its best-before date, but it really depends on the type of food whether that’s advice to take to heart, say experts.

Nutrition Month takes on new meaning against backdrop of food insecurity
The Londoner

If you ask public health dietitian Kim Leacy over at the Middlesex-London Health Unit, healthy eating, increasing food prices and income supports are connected.

Planning meals and other “Dietitian Pro Tips” in celebration of Dietitians Day
Dietitians of Canada

Dietitians reveal their how their work helps Canadians make small changes stick for Dietitians Day.

Mexican soda tax analysis: The figures just don’t back the hype
Food Navigator Asia

The success of the Mexican soda tax is fast becoming the stuff of public health myth and legend.