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 09, 2016

5 types of food trucks we want to see in Toronto

Jaclyn Skrobacky weighs in on the types of food trucks that she thinks should be on Toronto's streets.

Council endorses Nipissing and Area Food Charter
Bay Today

City Council support the vision for a healthy, sustainable food system in the Nipissing Area.

Farming isn’t rocket science, or is it?
The Western Producer

Understanding the complex workings of soil and plant requires time, effort and an understanding that conditions are constantly changing.

How well do you know nutrition?
The Globe and Mail

With the constant barrage of diet advice (much of it conflicting), it can be hard to cut through the clutter to find out which dietary tweaks deliver nutrition benefits – and which ones don’t.

Canada to scale agricultural innovations to improve food security
CNW: Canada NewsWire

The International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada have announced seven new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund.

Under-nutrition linked to climate change could cause 500,000 deaths worldwide: study
Global News

A new study estimates that 500,000 people will die due to under-nutrition, a result of the world's changing climate.

DeLauro to announce anti-obesity legislation

The Stop Subsidizing Childhood Obesity Act would amend the IRS Tax Code to eliminate tax deductions for advertising directed at children that promotes food and drink of “poor nutritional quality.”

Instagramming your food could make it taste better: study
CBC News

A new study published in the Journal of Consumer Marketing says that your social media foodie pals are probably getting more enjoyment out of their meals than you are.