Leadership Centre

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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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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 30, 2015

The dark side of the kitchen
The Varsity

The tendency for those working in the restaurant industry to develop problems with drug abuse, alcoholism, and general self-destructive behavior no longer comes as a surprise.

Sudbury Accent: Movement not to waste food grows
The Sudbury Star

Discussing food waste could be a valuable -- and enlightening -- experience for Sudburians.

The Essentials Market is a different take on the food bank
CBC News

"We moved away from the food-bank model where they'd get a box," said Suzanne Paddock, People With AIDS director of programs and services.

Research unleashes power of pulses
The Western Producer

Farmer-driven research and development has been the hallmark of pulse crop production at the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre dating back 40 years.


Ward off flu with healthy eating
Vancouver Courier

“British Columbians aren’t taking food-based measures to avoid getting sick this flu season,” says Jessica Wang, who works with Loblaw City Markets.

Single and seniors most vulnerable to hunger: Food Banks report
The Toronto Star

Precarious employment and stretched social programs leave thousands vulnerable to food insecurity, according to the Ontario Association of Food Banks.

Going sugar-free may not be as simple as it sounds
National Post

In reality, it’s neither feasible nor desirable to go entirely without sugar in all of its various forms.

Coca-Cola exec: Mini-cans to 'reinvent' the soda business
Food Dive

Coca-Cola is trying to show that through smaller packaging, consumers can moderate soda consumption to still make it part of a healthy diet.