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 23, 2015

Sudbury program focuses on health, not the scale
The Sudbury Star

What differentiates the Achieving Healthy Weights program from good nutrition is the mental health piece, says a public health nurse from Sudbury & District Health Unit.

Province taking action to help cut down health care costs by launching educational program
News 1130

In an attempt to help stave off chronic diseases amongst older generations, a new education program is being launched by the B.C. provincial government, specifically targeting the South Asians.

Report shows food bank use decreased 3 per cent in N.B.
Global News

Food bank operators in Atlantic Canada say the number of people leaving the region in search of work is a major factor behind the decline in food bank use last year.

Volunteer-based organization changing lives by drying ‘unmarketable’ food produce
Chatham Daily News

The Southwestern Ontario Gleaners, a relatively new non-profit organization dries diced produce, packages it as a soup mix, and ships it out to places around the world.

Superstore 'GREAT BUY' deals under scrutiny for single-item prices
CBC News

The Canadian Association of Retired People says Statistics Canada figures show 600,000 seniors live below the poverty line. It means many don't have the extra money needed to buy multiple items.

The Right Chemistry: Food emulsifiers and your weight
Montreal Gazette

Emulsifiers have been cruising under the alarmists’ radar.

Big Sugar and Big Corn settle bitter battle over sweeteners
Global News

A bitter billion-dollar battle in the sweetener wars came to an end Friday as sugar processors and the makers of high fructose corn syrup announced a secret out-of-court settlement.