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 28, 2019

Ontario students complete (main) course on new Yukon food tour
CBC

A group of students from the University of Guelph has concluded a Yukon tour that focused on food distribution, cost and local growing.

Food delivery apps are drowning China in plastic
The New York Times

The noodles and barbecue arrive within 30 minutes. The containers they come in could be around for hundreds of years thereafter.

Can cooking become a form of therapy?
Global News

For many, baking has always been a relaxing retreat. A time to de-stress, focus and, well, eat. But cooking can also become a therapeutic pastime, and some experts suggest it could be useful for people’s well-being.

Government of Canada seeks Canadians' views on changes to "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" labelling claims
Cision

The changes proposed to the labeling guidelines seek to improve upon the information available to consumers to identify Canadian food products and make informed purchasing decisions.

Nutritional value of milk reduced due to store lighting
Food in Canada

LED lighting on supermarket shelves is reducing the nutritional value of milk and shortening its shelf life, according to a new report by researchers from Newcastle University.

Plant-based meats: Not steak, but more than just sizzle
CTV News

In recent years, plant-based meat has been taking the world by storm. New companies targeting flexitarians have sprouted up, and some traditional meat producers are hoping to cash in too.