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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 May 29, 2015


  • Government of Canada Launches New Phase of Nutrition Facts Education Campaign
  • Juicing shops abound, but experts say health claims are tough to prove
  • Gluten-free, naturally

"News in Brief" for May 28, 2015


  • Decade of fruit and veggies in B.C. schools
  • Can your diet shape your mental health?
  • One Sweet App: leading nutrition researcher helps consumers check sugar level of food

"News in Brief" for May 27, 2015


  • Helping Ontarians Make Informed Nutritional Choices
  • Ontario bans flavoured tobacco, forces calorie count on fast-food menus
  • France bars supermarkets from throwing away food that can still be eaten

"News in Brief" for May 26, 2015


  • France wants to forbid supermarkets to destroy unsold food
  • Wasting food is built into our culture, let’s change
  • The economics of healthcare consumption

"News in Brief" for May 25, 2015


  • Fruit juice food guide
  • How practicums can help solve Canada’s need for dietitians in remote areas
  • Canada’s Food Guide has been around for 73 years

"News in Brief" for May 22, 2015


  • The secret to improved food literacy
  • Group medical visits grow in popularity
  • Improve your eating habits without drastically changing your behaviour

"News in Brief" for May 20, 2015


  • Public health launches survey for people who eat and live in Hamilton
  • Canadian consumers mislead by confusing food labels

"News in Brief" for May 19, 2015


  • Preschoolers' playtime needs to be more active
  • Nine diet mistakes that are making you tired
  • Juice becomes latest food target

"News in Brief" for May 15, 2015


  • Not all eggs are equal
  • Pembroke Regional Hospital signs on to healthy food program

"News in Brief" for May 14, 2015


  • Planting the seed for the second annual Grow a Row campaign
  • Calorie info not coming to Toronto menus anytime soon
  • Food companies are rushing to sell mini snacks

"News in Brief" for May 13, 2015


  • Kate Park’s fatigue fighters
  • Photographs to be featured at Outreach for Hunger
  • The Stop gears up for its kids summer food camps

"News in Brief" for May 12, 2015


  • Healthy BBQing with Christy Brissette
  • What should I eat to recover quickly after my first marathon?
  • Pan Am food will be simple, straightforward and with little spice

"News in Brief" for May 11, 2015


  • Poverty linked to future high health-care costs
  • Health Canada issues warning over eating raw, undercooked fiddleheads
  • Here's the truth about the latest fad diets

"News in Brief" for May 08, 2015


  • Active play key to curbing childhood obesity
  • 13 healthy breakfast ideas
  • Cook off encourages social eating

"News in Brief" for May 07, 2015


  • Healthy snacks in the workplace
  • Map: Where's the hardest place to live in Canada?
  • Diets make us sick, unhappy — and they don’t even work

"News in Brief" for May 06, 2015


  • Researcher seeks non-dieters for study
  • Ancient grains offer alternative to same-old wheat and rice

"News in Brief" for May 04, 2015


  • Eating well to support healthy aging
  • Youth group Hope Blooms opens state-of-the-art greenhouse in Halifax
  • 'Top Chef' judge Gail Simmons joins New York City school nutrition campaign

"News in Brief" for May 01, 2015


  • 5 spring vegetables to boost meals and health
  • The lowdown on food logos