Leadership Centre

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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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Nutrition Resource Centre

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"News in Brief" for November 03, 2014

Grocery food rating system helps shoppers choose healthier
CBC News

Atlantic Superstores and SaveEasy grocery stores on P.E.I. are using a new rating system that helps shoppers choose healthier items on the shelves. A couple of months ago, stars started showing up in the lower right corner of price tags in the stores as part of the Guiding Stars food rating program. Ellen Panting, Superstore's registered dietitian, says all food in the store, including fresh produce, has been rated.

Nutrition North program not accountable: Academic
CBC News

Another voice is weighing in on the controversial Nutrition North retail subsidy program. The program offers subsidies directly to retailers who ship healthy, nutritious food to communities without road access. Tracey Galloway, who published an article in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, says the program does little to ensure retailers are passing the savings on to consumers.

Ontarians Warned Not To Consume Certain Unpasteurized Apple Cider
Ontario Newsroom

Ontario's Interim Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Mowat, is warning Ontarians not to consume certain unpasteurized apple cider products produced by Rolling Acres Cider Mill because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. These products were sold in different container types including labelled plastic jugs and unlabelled, soft plastic bags, similar to milk bags.