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 10, 2019

Millions of women take folic acid for a healthier pregnancy. Thank Lucy Wills.
Vox

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that every woman of reproductive age get at least 400 mcg of folic acid every day. The CDC can make this recommendation because of the groundbreaking work of scientist Lucy Wills.

How to make the Canada Food Guide more affordable
CBC

The number one criticism Health Canada officials are getting out of Canada Food Guide consultations is the concern about cost, and officials say they are working to address that.

Canada’s food sector: Death by regulation
The Chronicle Herald

Food expert Sylvain Charlebois says there is a delicate balance between protecting the public and supporting growth of the food sector in Canada, which may have reached a critical tipping point.

Plant-based beyond burger patty coming to more than 3,000 Canadian grocery stores in May 2019
Canadify

The Beyond Burger is touted as being the first plant-based burger designed to look, cook and satisfy like beef, but is made entirely from plants without soy, gluten or GMOs.

Organic food is booming, but it’s grinding field laborers into the dirt
Massive Science

The well-being of organic farmworkers is falling to the wayside as we rapidly increase our consumption of these premium products.