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 May 31, 2017

Includes...

  • Healthy Kids Challenge wants Burlington families to eat right
  • New neighbourhood market offering local food and fellowship in the Ward
  • Montreal’s French school board implements new food allergy policy

"News in Brief" for May 30, 2017

Includes...

  • What does the future hold for Toronto's Indigenous food scene?
  • Metro Cities: How city-dwellers are digging in and growing fresh food downtown
  • Canadians asked what food issues matter to them with launch of A Food Policy for Canada consultations

"News in Brief" for May 29, 2017

Includes...

  • Dartmouth community farm expanding to help combat food insecurity
  • How often should I eat? The scoop on grazing and fasting for your metabolism
  • New US index will evaluate publicly how companies address malnutrition’s ‘double burden’

"News in Brief" for May 26, 2017

Includes...

  • London fights urban agriculture’s peskiest pest: Red tape
  • Study: Black pepper could reduce carcinogens in grilled meat
  • Moving beyond meatballs, IKEA wants to be an incubator for food innovation

"News in Brief" for May 25, 2017

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  • Northeast Town leases land for $1 for greenhouse food hub
  • Reducing grocery store food waste
  • Learning about nutrition from food imagery and online quizzes

"News in Brief" for May 24, 2017

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  • Why Canadians are choosing restaurants over the kitchen
  • Calls to reform food system: 'Factory farming belongs in a museum'
  • Rethinking nutrition labelling: Food is not just the sum of its nutrients

"News in Brief" for May 23, 2017

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  • Students take a turn on the food revolution
  • The never-ending battle for space on Canadian grocery-store shelves
  • Celebrity-fueled FNV campaign expands to include access to affordable, fresh produce

"News in Brief" for May 19, 2017

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  • Food insecurity in Nunavut 'should be considered a national crisis,' expert says
  • GMO labeling bill defeated in Canadian parliament
  • Computer game could help children choose healthy food

"News in Brief" for May 18, 2017

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  • First Nations teaching farm in Dawson City expands, adds animals
  • To improve patient diets, the doctor is in … the kitchen
  • Experts warn parents of the risks of getting vegan diets wrong in young children

"News in Brief" for May 17, 2017

Includes...

  • Crickets over chickens: First study of its kind shows that farming insects for food is sustainable
  • Confused about what’s healthy? A new nutrition survey shows you’re not alone.
  • Fresh Bucks help kids eat healthy

"News in Brief" for May 16, 2017

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  • Sudbury launches healthy eating program
  • Shaking it up: Ground-breaking new salt study goes against the grain
  • Meatless Monday tough sell to Vancouver students but good food for thought

"News in Brief" for May 15, 2017

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  • Getting Kids To Eat Healthy
  • Andrew Coppolino: Food research lab tracks consumer habits
  • Syrian women start business selling traditional food in Saint John

"News in Brief" for May 12, 2017

Includes...

  • Ideas Needed To Improve Food Security
  • International students biggest users of MUN's campus food bank
  • Districts welcome relaxed nutrition guidelines

"News in Brief" for May 11, 2017

Includes...

  • Food Forest plan helps address food insecurity
  • New farming co-op enlists in local-food revolution
  • Food recalls surge

"News in Brief" for May 10, 2017

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  • Ontario nursing homes can add fresher, better food to menu thanks to budget boost
  • GrowTO Urban Agriculture Action Plan, Toronto: Urban Food Policy Snapshot
  • Fruit juice can be too much of a good thing

"News in Brief" for May 09, 2017

Includes...

  • Two new labs to study how consumers buy their food
  • The obsession with hydroponics and indoor growing damages northern food security
  • Garden-enhanced intervention improved BMI and nutrition knowledge of California students

"News in Brief" for May 08, 2017

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  • Freshii food chain a holdout in posting calories on menu boards
  • 'Need to have something concrete': New strategy to address Ontario food insecurity
  • Sugar-sweetened beverages are now cheaper than bottled water in many countries

"News in Brief" for May 05, 2017

Includes...

  • How Toronto can worm its way out of food waste
  • Breastfeeding policies are a barrier to trade? The U.S. trade office thinks so
  • 'Healthy' bones of contention: Stakeholders at odds over added sugar and saturated fat

"News in Brief" for May 04, 2017

Includes...

  • Inuvik's food bank to charge clients for food as demand outstrips donations
  • Community group looks to merge food production and conservation
  • Nutrition North consultation sparks dizzying kaleidoscope of demands

"News in Brief" for May 02, 2017

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  • Healthy snacks provided to 8,400 students in Lambton
  • Feds lay out issues Northerners have with Nutrition North in new report
  • Grocery stores devote more space to fresh food, threatening big-name brand

"News in Brief" for May 02, 2017

Includes...

  • These tokens could reduce food waste at Halifax restaurants
  • Government relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches
  • Early introduction of vegetables can result in less fussy kids

"News in Brief" for May 01, 2017

Includes...

  • 'I was failing': Farming class connects Esquimalt First Nations students with the land
  • Leslie Beck: Lettuce rethink our approach to spring salad
  • Body Mass Index could be a migraine risk factor