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 29, 2016

Young Farmers hoping to grow in Labrador
The Labradorian

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture hosted a Young Farmers workshop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Hull supermarket could help community, say smaller grocery stores
CBC News

The island of Hull has been branded a "food desert" for its lack of a supermarket.

Canadian food banks anxious to adopt Starbucks food plan

A new plan by Starbucks to end food waste at its U.S. locations by donating all unused food to the needy won't be coming to Canada just yet, but similar initiatives already exist on a local level.

Public trust starts with conversation, says food industry
Manitoba Co-Operator

How to start talking to consumers is the key question for Canadian companies and farmers.

Canada's taking its sweet time overhauling the food guide, nutritionist says
CBC News

If you want to know how much sugar you ate over the Easter weekend check out OneSweetApp.

An age-appropriate healthy food guide for adults over age 51
The Globe and Mail

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University created a new guide called MyPlate for Older Adults.

U.S. FDA delays calorie labels on menus
CTV News

The years of delays have come as supermarkets, convenience stores and other retailers that never wanted to be part of the law have fiercely lobbied against them.