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 21, 2019

Food insecurity worsens in Nunavut after Ottawa tries to help
National Post

Since the program was launched in 2011, replacing an earlier mail subsidy program, rates of food insecurity have increased more than 13 per cent.

How natural are "natural" ingredients in food and beverages?
Forbes

When it comes down to it, natural and artificial flavors aren’t all that different from each other. Chemists make natural flavors by extracting chemicals from natural ingredients, while artificial flavors are made by creating the same chemicals synthetically.

'Our culture is in everything': This Indigenous chef is on a crusade for food sovereignty
CBC

Without locally harvested Indigenous foods, 'we're not truly highlighting Aboriginal cuisine,' chef says.

Stressed parents make unhealthy food choices for children
The Swaddle

We all know that stress leads to making bad food decisions—from picking high-calorie foods to eating more often. But new research has found that if you are stressed, and have young kids, it means that you’re not only making unhealthy food choices for yourself, but for your children too.

With closest grocery store 55 km away, this community is embracing food sustainability
CBC

Pool's Cove highlights a problem that's plaguing many Newfoundland and Labrador communities, where healthy food is scarce and availability is jeopardized by bad weather.

World Bee Day: How beekeepers are keeping the pollinating buzz alive
Global News

One of every three bites of food we eat depends on bees. The insects pollinate everything from blueberries to almonds.