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 30, 2016

Health unit backs bill banning junk food ads to children

The Sudbury and District Board of Health voted to endorse a Canadian Senate bill that would ban the advertising of foods and beverages to children under the age of 13 to help combat childhood obesity.

The road to ending food waste
Huffington Post Canada

Why do Canadian food banks have more recipients year after year? The heart of that issue is not food waste, it's hunger in Canada.

'Bowl food' to continue trending in 2017, say trendspotters
CTV News

According to the diviners at a food and restaurant consultancy group, "bowls" will become even more popular as the serving vessel of 2017.

Does diet soda actually promote weight gain?
Food Dive

A Harvard researcher found that the low-calorie sweetener users were heavier and had larger waist circumferences and more abdominal obesity than non-users.

Do fast-food calorie labels really help?
CBS News

Does it help to know that a double quarter-pounder with cheese delivers 740 calories? Probably not, a new study suggests.