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 17, 2018

Nova Scotia advocates say now is the time for a universal basic income
The Star

Advocates are calling on the provincial and federal governments to provide a basic personal income — something they say could be a major step toward eradicating poverty.

Feds to unveil new food security program for the North within the next few months
CBC News

Yvonne Jones, Labrador's Member of Parliament, announced Tuesday in Iqaluit Tuesday infrastructure funding for airport upgrades across Nunavut.

As Philly's soda tax is challenged, do 'sin taxes' really work?
The Inquirer

Now that some time has passed since these laws were enacted, we can test some of the critiques originally posed by opponents.

'Largest' microbiome study weighs in on our gut health
Medical News Today

The study may have important implications for our dietary practices, resistance to antibiotics, and our mental health.

The art of the alarmist food documentary
Quartzy

These flicks call out real issues and then offer seemingly simple solutions, that are in reality, highly impractical for the average diner.

The problem with those appetite-suppressant lollipops Kim Kardashian is advertising
Refinery29

Whether or not this product "works," the most important thing to remember here is that appetite suppression is generally not a good thing.