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 08, 2016

Nova Scotia's food security lags compared to much of Canada
CBC News

Social change needed to deal with high food prices, says Canada research chair in food security.

Sudbury food forest takes step forward
The Sudbury Star

Species that could thrive in a Sudbury food forest include cold-hardy varieties of fruit and nut trees, as well as raspberry bushes and other shrubs that yield Vitamin C.

Cultivating investment opportunities in the local food business
Business in Vancouver

If you want to invest in your neighbour’s food-growing business, brace yourself for a vortex of regulatory webs and hurdles.

Unlocking the potential of 1 billion women and girls
Huffington Post

The greatest untapped natural resource in the world is the massive potential lost by women and girls every year because of malnutrition.

Studies back strategy of feeding infants allergy-causing foods
The Toronto Star

The approach of avoiding peanuts, eggs and other foods may be obsolete, evidence suggests.

Soy protein may diversify gut microbiota more than dairy protein: Study
NutraIngredients USA

Protein from soy may contribute to a more diverse microbiota than protein from milk sources, says a new study from DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Three food system stories that will be huge in years to come
Forget the Box

Sustainable food systems underlie nearly every hot issue—from economy to foreign policy to health.

Tufts University nutrition scientists provide updated MyPlate for older adults
Tufts Now

The updated icon emphasizes the nutritional needs of older adults in a framework of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.