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 18, 2016

Eat great and participate: Nutrition at the Labrador Winter Games
CBC News

Dietitians are promoting healthy eating at this week's games in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Soybean-soaked seagulls remind restaurants to seal up their waste
Burnaby Now

The Wildlife Rescue Association rescued 62 seagulls from an East Vancouver tofu professing plant.

Anger as new Eatwell Guide slashes dairy
Food Navigator Europe

Public Health England’s launch of the new Eatwell Guide, which promotes more fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates, and almost halves the amount of dairy in the diet, has drawn ire from Dairy UK.

Canadian food inspectors express concerns
Radio Canada International

Canada’s front line food inspectors said in a survey this week, they are understaffed to do the necessary work and feel a major food-borne illness in Canada could occur soon.

Jamie Oliver calls out Canada for dragging its heels on sugary drink tax
CTV News

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is urging Canada to follow the U.K.'s example by implementing a tax on sugary drinks.

Omega-3 fatty acids shown to exert a positive effect on the aging brain
Medical News Today

A number of different dietary components, including omega-3 fatty acids, are currently thought to have a direct effect on nerve cell function.

Snacking is a cross-generational trend — meaning ingredient opportunities abound
Food Dive

Both boomers and millenials are in search of functional snacks with ingredients that will help them stay fuller, longer.

UK government shocks with sugar tax announcement
Food & Drink Europe

The British government has announced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, giving companies two years to reformulate.