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 November 10, 2015

25% of Manitoba's off-reserve First Nations population food insecure
CBC News

One of out every four First Nations people living off-reserve in Manitoba faces an ongoing struggle to put food on the table, data released today by Statistics Canada shows.

Food advocate sheds light on challenges of eating local

Jessica Dahn, food security coordinator for the Community Food Hub, recently finished an entire month of eating mainly locally produced foods. She said the experiment helped shed light on challenges to eating local in the upper Lake Melville area.

How our children’s guts can affect their adult health

A baby’s gut bacteria shape her health, and may partly explain rising rates of asthma, allergies and obesity

Parts of Toronto are 'food swamps,' says Public Health
Metro News

According to mapping done by Toronto Public Health, many Torontonians live in food swamps, where there's an over availability of unhealthy food.

Belly fat deadlier than obesity alone, study suggests
CBC News

Doctors who want everyone to use a tape measure to measure themselves say people who weigh a normal amount when they step on the scale may be at higher risk of dying in the medium term if their fat is concentrated in the abdomen.

TPP could harm Canada's dairy more than expected, expert says
CBC News

Canada's dairy industry could face a bigger hit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership than previously thought, says an
agricultural expert who studied the text of the deal involving 12 countries.