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 03, 2015

Pete Luckett’s stores to become arm of Sobey’s
Canadian Cattlemen

A hero to foodies across Canada is set to sell his retail and wholesale grocery businesses in Nova Scotia off to grocery giant Sobeys.

Wild salmon fraud a widespread problem, says new report
CBC News

DNA testing has proven that the sale of farmed Atlantic salmon fraudulently labelled as wild salmon is a widespread problem, according to a new report.

Donating ‘edible waste’ to food banks in exchange for tax credit? Now that’s a rubbish idea
The Globe and Mail

Recommending millions of dollars in tax credits to encourage multinational food corporations to dump their waste on food charities is indefensible.

Leslie Beck: Moderation is key when weighing cancer risk of meat
The Globe and Mail

While the IARC’s conclusion means there is an established and scientifically valid association between red and processed meats and the risk of cancer, there’s no need to panic.

How health research can be misconstrued
The Globe and Mail

The conclusions that can be drawn from nutrition research are limited, but are often oversold by researchers and the news media.

Associations collaborate to cast more fruits and veggies in TV and movies
Associations Now

The Produce Marketing Association and the Entertainment Resource and Marketing Association announced a strategic alliance to promote fresh produce through entertainment channels, including TV shows, movies, and online outlets.

Health-conscious meal delivery services take convenience to a new level
Global News

Experts say meal delivery services with a focus on nutrition are the next big thing in the convenience food industry.

Millennials more likely to distrust major food companies: report
Food Dive

Millennials are twice as likely as previous generations to not trust major food companies according to a recent Mintel study.