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, 2018

Researcher shines light on food security crisis
The Chronicle Herald

With data from Statistics Canada, Valerie Tarasuk and her fellow researchers found that 22.2 per cent of youths in Nova Scotia under 18 were dealing with food insecurity.

New food allergy guide aims to save lives on campus
CBC News

Food Allergy Canada has published a guide for colleges and universities to help make sure campuses are safer for students with potentially deadly food allergies.

Developing & reformulating products using cannabis
Food in Canada

A study completed by Sylvain Charlebois of Dalhousie University found that 46 per cent of Canadians would be willing to try cannabis-infused products if they were available.

Frozen food sales are thawing because people don't like to open freezer doors
National Post

Sales of frozen foods are faltering, and a collective reluctance to open freezer doors may be partly to blame, according to an NPR report.

Addressing consumer confusion about healthy eating could help better-for-you brands succeed
Food Navigator USA

Food companies must clear up the widespread confusion about nutrition that holds consumers back from making meaningful dietary changes, according to one expert.

Sweet power: the politics of sugar, sugary drinks and poor nutrition in Australia
The Conversation Australia

Why does Big Food hold such a powerful grip on Australian food and nutrition policy?