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 30, 2018

Statistics Canada reports lower income for farmers
CBC News

Saskatchewan farmers saw a 22 per cent decrease in total net income from 2016-2017, with nearly a billion dollar decrease from the previous year.

Canadians don’t understand best-before dates, which leads to more food waste: report
Global News

The National Zero Waste Council says confusing and unnecessary best-by labels are a major cause of food waste in Canada.

Canadian health care is telling us you can only be healthy if you're white and middle class
National Post

Academics are gathering in Regina for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. In its Oh, The Humanities! series, the National Post showcases some of the most interesting research.

Are meal kits a good solution for busy families?
The Star

Meal kits, pre-portioned dinners for two or four that magically arrive at your door ready to assemble in less than an hour, are one of the hottest trends in food.

Soda tax revenue to provide $10M annually for health, food programs
SFGate

The funding will provide for health education, physical activity and food access programs, in addition to a campaign to raise awareness about consuming sugary beverages, the Mayor's office said.

Can the Mediterranean diet protect against air pollution?
Medical News Today

In a recent study, researchers investigated how adhering to the Mediterranean diet might reduce the risk of pollution-related death and cardiovascular disease.