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 07, 2016

Oilpatch slowdown steers couple back to farming
Alberta Farmer

While many are suffering because of the downturn in the oilpatch, the Hansen family is using the slowdown as an opportunity to get into farming.

Another community garden on way
The Chronicle Journal

A Thunder Bay group that strengthens community ties and encourages local food consumption has been awarded money to develop a new community garden in the city.

P.E.I. non-profit groups require food handling safety course
CBC News

Non-profit groups are now required to have food safety training if they are serving food.

Canada's Food Guide should seek inspiration from Brazil: researcher
CBC News

A Canadian researcher who helped Brazilians rethink how they eat says Canada's Food Guide should instead look to eliminating processed food.

Food companies turn to ‘clean labelling’
The Vancouver Sun

Picky consumers want to know what they’re eating, without needing a science degree.

Seek out the salt: food columnist Andrew Coppolino shakes it up
CBC News

Canadians on average ingest more than twice the recommended intake of salt, according to Health Canada, and about 75 per cent of that intake comes through eating processed foods.

Would you pay for expired food?
Yahoo Finance

WeFood, the world’s first grocery store to sell expired foods, opened in Copenhagen, Denmark last week.

Fight the food desert at your local bus stop
Autoblog

Farmers' markets and pop-up stands at transit stops offer access to healthy food.