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 29, 2018

Healthy eating campaign sees children become ‘chef for a day’
Fresh Fruit Portal

Students in 75 classrooms across Canada will get the chance to be ‘Chef for a Day’ on May 30th, as part of a campaign to promote healthy eating habits and food skills development.

Canadians want transparency about genetically-modified foods: study
Global News

A countrywide survey conducted by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax sought to measure Canadian attitudes towards genetic engineering in food and assess the nation’s trust towards Canada’s food safety and regulatory system.

What is the low-FODMAP diet and who should do it?
Global News

Do you often experience digestive stress after eating certain foods? FODMAPs — small carbohydrates in certain foods — could be the culprit.

The threat of climate change looms over Canadian farmers
The Runner

Hotter summers and wetter winters could wreak havoc on Canada's environment.

The volume of music in a restaurant can actually impact the food you order
National Post

A booming playlist can lead diners to make unhealthy restaurant choices, according to a new study.

'People just have less time now': is the Mediterranean diet dying out?
The Guardian UK

Parents and experts in southern Europe digest the WHO’s warning this week on fast food.