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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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 02, 2015

Burger King's role in school lunch program defended
CBC News

Fast food isn't necessarily bad food, says a New Brunswick school district that has been using Burger King for a hot-lunch program.

Loblaws won't block new food store from opening in old Shop Easy
CBC News

People living in Saskatoon's City Park neighbourhood have cleared one hurdle in their effort to keep a local food store.

Opinion: Growing food in public places brings people together
The Vancouver Sun

In any neighbourhood with many renters, newcomers from other countries, or the potential for seniors to feel isolated, a shared garden is a place where people can meet their neighbours around a simple project everyone can understand.

Does it make sense for everyone to eat gluten-free?
National Post

There's still plenty of skepticism and questions about whether a gluten-free diet is of any measurable benefit to many of those who have decided to follow it.

Fitness: Looking for health food? Look beyond the package
Montreal Gazette

If you work hard to improve your fitness in the gym, it makes sense to choose food that complements your healthy regime. But it’s buyer beware when it comes to choosing ones with words like “fit,” “health” or “active” attached to their name.

Freaked by meat-cancer study? A butcher, doctor and 100-mile dieter offer tips
Vancouver Observer

So what do consumers really to need to know about this WHO study to stay healthy? We asked an organic meat butcher, a cancer doctor, and the author of the original 100-mile diet book for their views.

Jail to kale: NYC gourmet food truck serves up hope by hiring ex-inmates
CTV News

Even amid New York City's eclectic food trucks, Snowday's concept is unusual: The food truck is staffed by young men and women who have spent time behind bars, most of them in the city's notoriously violent Rikers Island jail.