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 16, 2015

Agriculture can improve the lives of older adults through healthy foods
Guelph Mercury

University of Guelph human health and nutritional sciences professor Alison Duncan and her team has worked with farm and senior citizen groups to create a free, online food recipe resource especially for the aging population.

Glen Murray calls for food strategy in climate change battle
Ottawa Community News

Provincial Environment Minister Glen Murray has called for a continental food security strategy to tackle food shortages climate change could cause for Canada and its neighbours.

How butchering your own meat is better, safer, more food-conscious
CBC News

Butchering your own chicken, or watching a butchery demonstration also connects you more closely with your food.

Four diet myths and one good food habit
The Toronto Star

Here are four things about healthy eating that need clearing up.

The Paleo diet: Nutritional wisdom, inspired by the Stone Age
National Post

The Paleo diet is based on a seemingly simple premise: we should eat like our Stone Age ancestors did. Here, we attempt to break Paleo down to its essentials.

Food policy on new federal government agenda
Food Secure Canada

Food Secure Canada highlights the references to food policy in several of the new federal Ministers' mandate letters.

Diabetes experts tell G20 to tax sugar to save lives and money
Reuters U.S.A

Diabetes experts called on world leaders on Thursday to use sugar taxes to fight obesity, arguing such a move would save lives and slash healthcare budgets.