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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 11, 2015

Agave, stevia sweeteners to be used with caution, dietitian advises
CBC News

Alternative sweeteners to sugar are often perceived as healthier options but they can also be overdone, a dietitian cautions.

Supermarket Confusion: ’One Sweet App’
National Post

The app calculates the amount of free sugars in a food and allows you to count the number of teaspoons of sugar you actually eat.

You may look productive skipping lunch, but you aren’t
Washington Post

The idea that breaking for a meal hinders accomplishment is plainly wrong. The truth is, stopping to eat can actually make you much better at what you do.

Moms manipulated into buying their kids unhealthy food, study says
CNN

A new study finds that nearly half of advertisements for children's foods and beverages target parents.

Fast food worker strikes set for 270 U.S. cities Tuesday
CBC News

Organizers of the union-backed Fight for $15 campaign said strikes would take place in 270 cities.