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 04, 2017

Inuvik's food bank to charge clients for food as demand outstrips donations
CBC News

Facing increased demand amidst tough economic times, Inuvik's food bank has taken the drastic step of charging its clients for food.

Community group looks to merge food production and conservation
Manitoba Co-Operator

The Assiniboine Food Forest Initiative hopes to break ground on two projects this summer, including an edible tree orchard open to the public.

Nutrition North consultation sparks dizzying kaleidoscope of demands
Nunatsiaq Online

The federal government is ready to report what people don’t like about its $80-million-a-year Nutrition North Canada program, but it’s not yet ready to say how they’ll change it.

Recognizing food brands puts preschoolers at risk for obesity
ScienceBlog

Young children who recognize food name brands, such as Lucky Charms, M&M’s and Cheetos, often eat unhealthy items that lead to their high body mass index, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Crave sugar? Maybe it's in your genes
Scientific American

Specific genetic variants have been linked to the sweet tooth.