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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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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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

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"News in Brief" for November 19, 2015

Breakfast for Learning's Social Impact Grant transforms Winnipeg school's breakfast program
CNW: Canada NewsWire

Breakfast for Learning, a national charity funding school-based nutrition programs, today announced the completion of a renovation at Dalhousie School in Winnipeg.

Food Charter for region a reality
Bay Today

Erin Reyce, a dietitian from North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit says “The vision is creating a healthy, sustainable food system for the Nipissing area where the healthy choice is the easy choice".

Vancouver co-op Knives & Forks allows investments in local food producers
CBC News

A new investment co-operative in Vancouver is giving foodies who like to eat local a way of investing local too.

Some people are hard-wired for obesity: Alberta Study
Edmonton Sun

Some people are hard-wired to keep excess weight, according to new research from the University of Alberta.

Why young immigrants aren’t giving up cultural foods for burgers and fries
The Globe and Mail

When immigrant youth reach for pizza or doughnuts, dietitians go into a tizzy. But given the choice, are immigrant kids as eager to ditch their parents’ home cooking as nutritionists fear?

Food sales are humming at grocery chains Loblaw and Metro
Global News

Two of the country’s biggest supermarket chains continue post bigger profits despite headwinds in Alberta and other regions affected by an economic slowdown this year.

The unconventional guide to pulses
Huffington Post

Pulses have enormous health benefits thanks to their fiber and protein content, and the good news is... they are cheap!

Environmentalists sue Canada over GMO salmon approval
Food Dive

Environmental groups are suing the Canadian government to stop AquaBounty Technologies from producing genetically modified salmon eggs in Canada and shipping them to Panama.