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 24, 2016

Community collaboration key to food access in Halton
Oakville Beaver

Collaboration, commitment and innovation among community groups is critical to improving food access to those in need in Halton.

OFA Director on Six By Sixteen move on-Line
Blackburn News

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s has launched a website – sixbysixteen.me – to help young people learn to make healthy food choices.

New genetically-engineered potato approved for Canada
CBC News

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency gave the green light to a new genetically modified potato on Monday.

Want to eat less? Here’s why docs say crunchy food may help you lose weight
Global News

Hearing the crunch of your food can help you to eat less, according to a new study.

Salt, damned lies and statistics? UK's reformulation success challenged
Food Navigator Europe

The UK’s food industry is congratulating itself on the success of voluntary salt reduction after a government survey shows average salt intake has fallen, but the figures are being questioned by public health campaigners.

Candy companies pledge to stop directing their marketing campaigns at kids
HNGN

Fun and colorful advertisements directed at children are on their way out.

Britain builds a better soda tax
Forbes

Britain’s innovation is in the tiering. Rather than hit all sugary drinks with the same tax, as Berkeley does, Britain has three levels.